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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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 live in atlanta i just tested if pregnant. I'm officially 6 weeks so far. My parents don't know can I go to the doc with my bf his 21 what do I do?

I live in atlanta i just tested if pregnant. I'm officially 6 weeks so far. My parents don't know can I go to the doc with my bf his 21 what do I do?

Congrats : You probably need to tell your parents because you are on their insurance and you will need to pay the doctor. If you want to be independent, then you can sign up for medicaid. Does your bf have insurance? Have you thought about getting married. Maybe you have your own job and insurance- then you are all set. ...Read more

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Do I need parental consent if I think I may be pregnant and need to see a doctor?

No: Most states have laws that allow a minor to get pregnancy testing, prenatal care and ultrasound exams without needing a parent's consent. To find out the requirements for your state go to www.Guttmacher.Org and search for minors' access to prenatal care. ...Read more

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Teen pregnancy symptoms? How should i tell my parents? Can precum get you pregnant if the penis is inside the vagina?

Teen pregnancy symptoms? How should i tell my parents? Can precum get you pregnant if the penis is inside the vagina?

Pregnancy: Please go to a clinic to get properly tested for pregnancy. At 16, you are very likely to get pregnant . Telling your parents will be difficult but is very important so you can make the right choice about what to do ...Read more

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Should I tell my parents my best friend is pregnant?

Should I tell my parents my best friend is pregnant?

Not yet: Discuss this with your best friend first. She may need to take care of things within her family first. I would ask her permission regarding circumstances surrounding her desire for sharing this information. ...Read more

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Can a doctor tell my parents im not a virgin ?

Can a doctor tell my parents im not a virgin ?

Privacy: Even though you are under age your doctor can only tell your parents anything you tak about IF you give your permission to do so. The only time this is violated is if the doctor believesnyou are a danger to yourself or others. ...Read more

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Is my doctor allowed to tell my parents i'm not a virgin if im 17?

Is my doctor allowed to tell my parents i'm not a virgin if im 17?

Good question: More a breach of trust if you request confidentiality which is not respected by your dr. Legally your dr can inform your parents about findings until ur 18-years old. Sharing such a personal ; delicate matter with your parents might be more acceptable if dr learns that ur not practicing safe sex ; doctor has concerns regarding possible of unwanted pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does maturity mean on a pregnancy dating scan?

Not sure: Unfortunately, you have not provided enough info. A woman above 35 is considered "advanced maternal age". In the 3rd trimester, sometimes the "maturity" of the placenta is assessed. Fetal lung maturity occurs at about 36 weeks. ...Read more