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Is 38 wks consider full term I'm due September But he keep dropping don't think ima. Go that far if he come at 38 weeks would he be full term?

Is 38 wks consider full term I'm due September But he keep dropping don't think ima. Go that far if he come at 38 weeks would he be full term?

38 weeks - term: Normal pregnancies end anywhere between 38 and 42 weeks. It is the job of the healthcare professional to determine, whether or not a pregnancy can be considered to be normal. ...Read more

Full Term (Definition)

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


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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. ?

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 more

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Can I go full term with my prior problem pregnancies?

Can I go full term with my prior problem pregnancies?

Yes: Each pregnancy is different. Depending on waht your "problem" pregnacies involved. Newer traetment plans and testing are avaiable to help depending on waht the actual problem was. ...Read more

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What is the normal birth weight of a baby at full term?

What is the normal birth weight of a baby at full term?

Usually 6-8 lbs.: Birth weight varies according to # of weeks of gestation and the size and ethnicity of the baby as well as other factors during pregnancy and the health of the placenta. Boys tend to weigh slightly more than girls. But, on average, a normal term baby weighs between 6 and 8 pounds. ...Read more

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Is a full term baby still possible after 2 abortions and 2 miscarriages?

Is a full term baby still possible after 2 abortions and 2 miscarriages?

Yes, but see REI MD: You may still have a healthy baby: you've been pregnant 4 times already. Abortions rarely cause problems, but any surgical procedures (D&C) may cause scar tissue inside the uterus. After 2 miscarriages see a fertility md (rei) to look for causes of recurrent miscarriage, including uterus problems like polyps or fibroids, blood clotting disorders, immune system problems, low egg supply. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a cervix length of 26mm and I am planning for kids, can I make it full term?

I have a cervix length of 26mm and I am planning for kids, can I make it full term?

Wait and see: The cervix is a dynamic and you can't predict what will happen during a pregnacyby one exam ,when you are not pregnant.Furthermore a shortened cervix doesn't necessarily always mean a premature delivery. ...Read more