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Is 38 Weeks Full Term
Full term is a condition in which a baby is delivered after reaching 37 weeks' gestation. Full term babies are presumed to be normal, compared with premature babies who can suffer from cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc..., depending on ...Read more
38 weeks pregnant have been having real contractions but not good enough for the doctors will castor oil help with the dilating an full blown labor?
38 weeks pregnant and have low back pain with no signs of kidney issue. Dr. Stumped. Comes in waves like renal colic and comes with full bladder. ?
Pelvic dysfunction?: If your dr ruled out serious probs, let's look at one that might be missed by md's: pelvic dysf.Osteopathic drs can do all your md can, but we also look at muscular, connective tissue, & skeletal problems with hands-on exam.It's possible that in advanced pregnancy, baby+full bladder pushes on pelvic ring causing si or lumbar lig stretching or pinching & pain.Gentle osteopathic manipulation may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excellent: Follow the exact instructions you OB gives you. ...Read more
What's the difference between a baby born at 36 weeks and one full term ? Will the baby act any different ?
Short/long term: Babies nervous system development is mapped out from the point of conception rather than the time of birth. Developmental expectations like sitting/standing/walking etc. Are adjusted for these kids by a month. Other functions like gut maturity, kidney function and the like mature based on time of birth. So some issues are different some the same.By 2, most kids will act the same. ...Read more
With polyhydrmnios being 28 weeks the doctor says i mearure full term. Will i drop faster? Or go into lobor early? Breathings hard. Can i strech more?
More stretching: You will undergo more stretching and no the baby will not come faster. ...Read more
I've been told they will induce labor no longer then 2 weeks following full term . Is this true? If wait longer than 2 wk , won't be able to b there
Depends: When and how elective inductions are done is a hotly debated topic among Ob/Gyns. Most practices won't induce someone in their first pregnancy until at least 40 weeks. In subsequent pregnancies, induction can be as early as 39 weeks (hot debate) Elective inductions should not be done prior to 39 weeks. Whenever it is done, the cervix must be "ripe"--ready to dilate or it won't work. ...Read more
Big fetus: The most weiht gian is yet to come! are you a gestational diabetic or diabetic? Then you cna expect ur baby to be over weight when born. ...Read more
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