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What is the normal 3-hr oral glucose tolerance test levels during 25 weeks pregnancy?

What is the normal 3-hr oral glucose tolerance test levels during 25 weeks pregnancy?

3 hour test: It is annoying but why doesn't your obstetrician take a moment to explain this to you? As an Endocrinologist I don't see any valid reason for a 3 hour test. A two hour test is OK but I doubt you need regulalr testing unless you have diabetes. ...Read more

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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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Im currently 25 weeks pregnant and all I crave is to chew ice I heard that means im lacking iron is this true?

Im currently 25 weeks pregnant and all I crave is to chew ice I heard that means im lacking iron is this true?

Possible: Desire for ice-chewing/eating may indicate anemia...But it could mean nothing...Some women crave pickles during pregnancy and this does not mean much at all. To be sure, check with your doc. ...Read more

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Im 25 weeks pregnant & my baby doesn't really move or kick to the loud music. He kicked maybe once or twice. More when I lay down is this normal?

Im 25 weeks pregnant & my baby doesn't really move or kick to the loud music. He kicked maybe once or twice. More when I lay down is this normal?

5 per hour: Babies live in 45 min sleep/wake cycles. They move less when they are sleeping and then more when they are awake. Most patients can feel at least 5/hr when they concentrate on it. Lying down brings the uterus closer to your abdominal wall making it easier to feel. ...Read more

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I'm 25+ weeks pregnant and I've been becoming more tired than normal should I be concerned ?

I'm 25+ weeks pregnant and I've been becoming more tired than normal should I be concerned ?

See obstetrician : while increased fatigue is common in pregnancy, other problems such as iron or vitamin deficiencies or anemia can be a factor so you need to have those issues evaluated ...Read more

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I am 25 weeks pregnant and still having morning sickness everyday is this normal? I'm getting scared.

I am 25 weeks pregnant and still having morning sickness everyday is this normal? I'm getting scared.

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have morning sickness beyond the first trimester. It may also be associated with other conditions. Most commonly it is associated with your thyroid. See your OB and ask to be evaluated further for morning sickness. Make sure you don't have thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Am 25 weeks pregnant and measure 25cm. But I've not gained much weight at all. Is that normal? At most I gain only a lb every 2 weeks, if at all.

Am 25 weeks pregnant and measure 25cm. But I've not gained much weight at all. Is that normal? At most I gain only  a lb every 2 weeks, if at all.

10 by 20: My rule if thumb is generally about 10 pounds by 20 weeks and then about a pound per week after that. But it's just a guideline. Everyone is different, and your starting weight and body type also play a role. As long as the baby is growing appropriately, that's the most important thing. ...Read more

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I'm 25 weeks pregnant and have been carrying the baby very low throughout pregnancy. Is this normal?

I'm 25 weeks pregnant and have been carrying the baby very low throughout pregnancy. Is this normal?

Yes: Every pregnancy and every body is different. Especially in the first half of pregnancy, you would expect that the enlarging uterus will be "low" on your abdomen. As the pregnancy progresses the fundus (top of uterus) becomes palpable higher above the belly button. This is actually one of the things your doctor will measure when you go in for exams to make sure the baby is growing as expected ...Read more