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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I want to get pregnant but I have an irregular period...What should I do?I really want to get pregnant.

I want to get pregnant but I have an irregular period...What should I do?I really want to get pregnant.

Make an appointment : There are a number of things that can make a period irregular. Most importantly those issues can stop you from ovulating and thus prevent pregnancy. Make an appointment and have some tests done. This is usually very fixable. ...Read more

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If i get pregnant and i dont want to be pregnant wat can i do?

If i get pregnant and i dont want to be pregnant wat can i do?

Abortion vs adoption: Go see your Family Doc, Gyn or Planned Parenthood to discuss your options. ...Read more

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If i want my tubes to be untied,what must i do cos i want to have another baby?

If i want my tubes to be untied,what must i do cos i want to have another baby?

Consult an OB: If possible, consult the OB (obstetrician) that performed the original surgery, because he/she knows your medical history and how the procedure was performed. If you cannot see the original OB, then consult your current OB to discuss reversal of your tubal ligation. ...Read more

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If I have PCOS I was wanting to know am I still able to get pregnant and if I am would the baby come out retarded?

If I have PCOS I was wanting to know am I still able to get pregnant and if I am would the baby come out retarded?

Can get pregnant!: Women with PCOS can still get pregnant on their own if they are ovulating. PCOS doesn't make babies retarded in any way. Some women with PCOS don't have regular periods because they are not ovulating. These women can still get pregnant but may need assistance from an OB/Gyn to help them ovulate. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I wanted to know what would cause you to have your period a week before you're suppose to? Could i be pregnant?

I wanted to know what would cause you to have your period  a week before  you're suppose to? Could i be pregnant?

Several reasons: An occasional irregular cycle may occur. Sometimes birth control pills can cause irregular bleeding. May be implantation bleeding. If pregnancy is a concern, a pregnancy test should be done. If irregular cycles continue- get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant. Can i still exercise?

I want to get pregnant. Can i still exercise?

Yes but don't overdo: Exercise is an important aspect of health and research suggests that moderate exercise may improve fertility. However, excessive exercise is associated with amenorrhea (lack of menses) or irregular periods, so don't overdo it. ...Read more

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Will i for sure be able to get pregnant if i ovulate?

Will i for sure be able to get pregnant if i ovulate?

No: Ovulation is only one step in the process. It also requires working fallopian tubes, a normal amount of sperm, timing, and there can be other factors as well. ...Read more

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I need to know if I could be pregnant. :(?

I need to know if I could be pregnant. :(?

Take Pregnancy Test: to know. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings & aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line & ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Can Sena cause a miscarriage? I want to know because I don't want to be pregnant.

Can Sena cause a miscarriage? I want to know because I don't want to be pregnant.

No : No, sennosides cannot induce a spontaneous abortion. But there are plenty of options for terminating a pregnancy safely and virtually pain free. Best advice is to speak to your gynecologist or seek care at a women's clinic. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take somnapure while pregnant? I use it but I am trying to get pregnant. I just want to know if I can continue to take it once pregnant.

Is it safe to take somnapure while pregnant? I use it but I am trying to get pregnant. I just want to know if I can continue to take it once pregnant.

Most experts: agree that even "natural" supplements (herbs etc) should be AVOIDED in Pregnancy (And I for one AGREE with them) Ask your OB-GYN....he/she should be the final source of infomation on this issue! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I want to be slim?

I want to be slim?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar or simple starch calories. ...Read more

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If your period is irregular how do u know when to get pregnant. I think i might be but am not for sure.?

If your period is irregular  how do u know when to get pregnant. I think i might be but am not for sure.?

Irregular cycles: When ovulation is not taking place appropriately, the menstrual cycle will reflect that. In women who are anovulatory, their cycles will be irregular and unpredictable. Some women may even stop having periods altogether. Irregular cycles should be evaluated by your doctor to assess for the underlying cause. As a start check urine pregnancy test if you suspect pregnancy. ...Read more

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How to know if i might be pregnant?

How to know if i might be pregnant?

The only way to know: Is with a pregnancy test. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. They may begin >. ...Read more