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I am 14 weeks pregnant and im not showing my weight is 210 my pre-pregnancy weight was 197 why am i not showing yet????

I am 14 weeks pregnant and im not showing my weight is 210 my pre-pregnancy weight was 197 why am i not showing yet????

A little early: At 14 weeks the fetus is about the size of a lemon. How much someone shows depends a lot on their current weight and body type. Heavier people are not going to show as extremely thin patients. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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Im almost 13 weeks pregnant when will i start showing?

Im almost 13 weeks pregnant when will i start showing?

1-4 weeks.: When a woman who is pregnant starts showing depends on whether she is long waisted or short waisted. A woman with a short torso will show earlier, perhaps by 14-16 weeks. A woman with a long torso may take several weeks more to show. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant while still breastfeeding my 14 month old and no period yet ?

Can I get pregnant while still breastfeeding my 14 month old and no period yet

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It's possible : We generally advise women that while breastfeeding might reduce the chances of ovulation (egg production) it's not a reliable contraceptive method-so pregnancy is possible ...Read more

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Im 8 weeks pregnant and theirs no heartbeat and my hCG has dropped? Do i still have hope?

Im 8 weeks pregnant and theirs no heartbeat and my hCG has dropped? Do i still have hope?

Unfortunately not: If your dates are accurate then there is no such thing as a healthy pregnancy that can result if there is no heartbeat by this time. The blood test is simply confirming the inevitable. Sorry. ...Read more

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I am fifteen weeks pregnant and still not showing is that normal?

I am fifteen weeks pregnant and still not showing is that normal?

Yes: Depends on if it is your first baby, you size weight and physical condition. If you have very developed abdominal muscles it will appear that you do not show/ if there is a concerm see your md/. ...Read more

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I have never been pregnant. Blood work showed hcg of 18.4 one day and 8 two days later. Am I pregnant? What is going on if so?

I have never been pregnant.   Blood work showed hcg of 18.4 one day and 8 two days later. Am I pregnant?  What is going on if so?

Sexually active?: if so this may be a spontaneous abortion ( miscarriage ). I suggest a GYN exam. Other issues may be related to female hormone and thyroid hormone levels as well as PCOS. ...Read more

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Hi it's been over 8 weeks since my loss. I have had no intercourse however I am showing a positive pregnancy test and still have no period.

Hi it's been over 8 weeks since my loss. I have had no intercourse however I am showing a positive pregnancy test and still have no period.

ELEVATED BHCG S/P SAB: Have prompt follow up with OB. You may have retained products of conception. They need to do a pelvic US and follow the BHCG. You may need a D/C. Get Prompt OB follow up. If the BHCG remains elevated you may need a D&C to prevent a Molar Pregnancy. ...Read more

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My breast are not tender, but my period is 8 days late, am i pregnant?

My breast are not tender, but my period is 8 days late, am i pregnant?

Family practice : Yes you could be . You don't have to have breast soreness to be be pregnant. Perform a hpt. See your dr if needed. ...Read more

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What determines when my period will return while breastfeeding? Baby is 8 mo. Still no period, but recently started having menstrual-like cramps/bloat

What determines when my period will return while breastfeeding? Baby is 8 mo. Still no period, but recently started having menstrual-like cramps/bloat

Feeding frequency: Several things seem to affect when your period comes back. Moms who breastfeed more frequently and who are thinner generally get their periods back later than moms who are heavier. It's important to use birth control after the first 6 months, because you can get pregnant before your period comes back. ...Read more

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Im not getting pregnant im very worried doc my all reports are normal after my misscarry why m not getting pergnant since 7 months are passed?

Im not getting pregnant im very worried doc my all reports are normal after my misscarry why m not getting pergnant since 7 months are passed?

Infertility : It takes 2 to tango right You need to see your GYN Doctor. Also make sure your partner has no problems with his sperm. If you had a miscarriage within the last 1 year, give yourself time to conceive. ...Read more

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I am two months late and took two HPT but both were negative. I am also not showing any signs of being pregnat like I should be at nine weeks. Why?

I am two months late and took two HPT but both were negative. I am also not showing any signs of being pregnat like I should be at nine weeks. Why?

Not pregnant: hot are very accurate and if you were pregnant, one would have shown positive. Stress is a common reason to miss several periods. I like that you are thinking of pregnancy because that is what i would do also. Please see your obgyn and get an exam and blood work and ultrasound as indicated ...Read more

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I am 46 yrs old and have not had a period in 3 months. My breasts are recently sore. I have taken 10 home pregnancy tests all negative. Help?

I am 46 yrs old and have not had a period in 3 months.  My breasts are recently sore.  I have taken 10 home pregnancy tests all negative. Help?

Stop Testing: Breast soreness is not an early pregnancy symptom. No matter what you have heard in life, breast soreness is not a sign of early pregnancy. You are not pregnant. Breast soreness is a symptom of hormone fluctuations or levels your body is not used to. Given your age and the fact that you have stopped ovulating would tell me you are menopausal or going into menopause. ...Read more

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Should i count myself out of being pregnant this month if I am almost 8 DPO and have no signs of pregnancy?

Should i count myself out of being pregnant this month if I am almost 8 DPO and have no signs of pregnancy?

Classic pregnancy: Symptoms don't begin until after a period is missed. To know if you are pregnant, you can take an early pregnancy test up to 6 days prior to anticipated period or take a home pregnancy test if your period is late. ...Read more

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I stopped breastfedding my son at 7 weeks old and he's almost 8 months old, why do I still have leakage and ginormous breast?

I stopped breastfedding my son at 7 weeks old and he's almost 8 months old, why do I still have leakage and ginormous breast?

Prolactine: check with your endocrinologist for hyperprolactinemia although many women can still have a tiny amount of milk for years after stopping breast feeding with no major issues. ...Read more

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After I stopped taking birth control can it make your period very very late? It's been 8 months and finally my period came . Can I get preg fast?

After I stopped taking birth control can it make your period very very late?  It's been 8 months  and finally my period came . Can I get preg fast?

Not necessarily: The fact that the periods took so long to return doesn't nececessarily affect how soon you will conceive.Ovulation still takes place approximately once ER month followed by menses if you don't conceive. ...Read more

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I have had a.D&c 8 weeks ago and just found im 7 weeks pregnant is that safe?

I have had a.D&c 8 weeks ago and just found im 7 weeks pregnant is that safe?

Close, but yes: In this case, you should be fine as long as your early ultrasound looks good. Getting pregnant after your D&C is fine. But a D&C after pregnancy would have been bad. Good luck and congratulations! ...Read more

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Not Showing (Definition)

Not showing is a phrase that can be used to describe a pregnant lady in her early stages of pregnancy (around 12 weeks or less) when she does not yet have abdominal distension due to her ...Read more