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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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 know if i am pregnat?

I want to know if i am pregnat?

Take a test: Every drug store and many grocery stores are going to have home pregnancy tests. They are relatively inexpensive. If you want to know if you are pregnant, they are a great way to find out. ...Read more

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I need to know if I am pregnant.

I need to know if I am pregnant.

That's easy: You are in luck, because home pregnancy tests have been available since the 1970's. A urine test gives a reliable result 1 week after missing a period, or 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred). There is no need to test sooner, but if done too early (such as less than 2 weeks after sex) and has a negative result, a woman often ends up repeating the test a few days or a week later. ...Read more

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I want to know how do I know if I am pregnant ?

I want to know how do I know if I am pregnant
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Hpt: If you have been sexually active and have missed your period then you can go ahead and take a home pregnancy test (HPT) now. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...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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How do I know if im pregnant?

How do I know if im pregnant?

Use a pregnancy test: The definitive way to know if you are pregnant is to use a pregnancy test. However, there are signs and symptoms that some women will note when they have concieved. Breast fullness and tenderness is common, as is fatigue, urinary frequency, headache, constipation, and pelvic cramping. Morning sickness (nausea) is also very common, and of course missing your period is likely after conception. ...Read more

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How do I know if im pregnant?

Home pregnancy test: A home pregnancy test can reliably tell you whether you are pregnant or not; the test looks for beta-hcg in your urine. B-hcg is only secreted by a fertilized egg or a placenta. ...Read more

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How do I know if im pregnant?

How do I know if im pregnant?

Pregnancy test: Pregnancy tests you can get over the counter are quite reliable. You can go to your doctor's office and have it run also if you want to be sure. Nowdays, blood tests are not any more accurate except it can provide the actual hormone level. ...Read more

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How do I know if im pregnant?

How do I know if im pregnant?

Clinical Sx or test: Clinical symptoms of breast tenderness and/or nipple discharge, morning sickness, no period when expected, weight gain. Best way is to buy a urine pregnancy test at the dollar store and check. ...Read more

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What should I know if I have depression and I want to get pregnant?

What should I know if I have depression and I want to get pregnant?

Current status? : If you are being treated for depression with medication, discuss with prescribing doctor & ob/gyn. One must weigh benefit v risk to either continue or discontinue medications for depression in a pregnancy. Untreated pregnant women have higher rate of miscarriage, prematurity & postpartum depression. Babies exposed to antidepressants have slight risk of neonatal pulmonary hypertension. ...Read more

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I want to know if im pregnant but i don't know how to find out?

I want to know if im pregnant but i don't know how to find out?

Take a test: Go to any drug store/pharmacy (like rite aid) and buy a home pregnancy test. Follow the instructions on the box. ...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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What should I know if I have diabetes and I want to get pregnant?

What should I know if I have diabetes and I want to get pregnant?

See expert ASAP: Before trying to conceive (ttc), see an expert--perinatologist or mfm subspecialist or endocrinologist with experience with diabetes in pregnancy. Have tests of heart, kidneys, eyes, hgba1c. Improve glycemic control with ada diet, exercise, Insulin under md care. Take folate (folic acid). When stable, then try. Let doctors know as soon as you think you might be pregnant. This is best approach for you and baby. ...Read more

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