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Im 37 weeks pregnant with my 4th baby. I havent had a bowel movement in a month and now Im having night sweats. Im also having tightening in my belly?

Im 37 weeks pregnant with my 4th baby. I havent had a bowel movement in a month and now Im having night sweats. Im also having tightening in my belly?

You need a laxative: It is not a good idea to go a month without a bowel movement, especially when you are pregnant, which obviously takes up a lot of pelvic and abdominal space already. You should take daily Metamucil with lots of water and use daily products such as Milk of Magnesium(at least a tablespoon) and Miralax(by the directions) if no results with MOM. If unsuccessful, see your OB or family doc ASAP! ...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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37 weeks 5 days pregnant, lost plug today been having back pain to now where i can't sleep, baby not meeting movement criteria... Labor? 6th baby

37 weeks 5 days pregnant, lost plug today been having back pain to now where i can't sleep, baby not meeting movement criteria... Labor? 6th baby

Go to hospital: Back pain that severe to the point you can't sleep can be a symptom of labor or something called an abruption (where placenta starts tearing away) and is not to be second guessed. Go to hospital now! ...Read more

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Fetal no kick and movement from 2 days i m 37 weeks pregnant?

Fetal no kick and movement from 2 days i m 37 weeks pregnant?

Ob-Gyn can evaluate: A pregnant woman in the third trimester who has a noticeable drop in baby movement should not wait to call her doctor to discuss the issue. The doctor will decide if more monitoring and more evaluation is needed, to be sure that things are still ok. ...Read more

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Lower tummy and back pain during 37 weeks pregnancy. Labor?

Lower tummy and back pain during 37 weeks pregnancy.  Labor?

Braxton hicks: Most likely they are practice contractions. I used to get them every time i stood up from a sitting position. Baby starts to move lower and reposition for labor which puts pain on your back. Good luck and congrats! ...Read more

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Significance of low co2 (17mEq/l) and high anion gap (19mEq/l) in late (37 weeks) pregnancy? All other tests in metabolic panel within normal limits.

Significance of low co2 (17mEq/l) and high anion gap (19mEq/l) in late (37 weeks) pregnancy? All other tests in metabolic panel within normal limits.

Reason for checking: I suppose the answer would vary depending on why it was checked. If there were certain symptoms or problems then the tests need to be analyzed in that context. Simply looking at only these numbers with no context they do not appear particularly abnormal for the 3rd trimester of pregnancy. The doctor who ordered them will be in the best position to interpret them. ...Read more

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Due to gall stones in neck position 9mm size with 37 weeks pregnancy. How to reduce sgot sgpt levels to perform cesarean as billirubin is ok?

Due to gall stones in neck position 9mm size with 37 weeks pregnancy. How to reduce sgot sgpt levels to perform cesarean as billirubin is ok?

Quoting merck: "Gallstones appear to be more common during pregnancy. Pregnant women who develop gallstones are closely monitored. If a gallstone blocks the gallbladder or causes an infection, surgery may be necessary. This surgery is usually safe for pregnant women and the fetus." http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/women-s-health-issues/pregnancy-complicated-by-disease/liver-and-gallbladder-disorders-during-pregn ...Read more