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Is 40 A Safe Age For Pregnancy
Varies: The best response would be when she's emotionally ready.There is increasing risk for complications & birth defects both for women in their early teens & after 40. Women in their early 20's may have less risk for many issues but be better prepared when she is older. There is no one answer that fits all situations. ...Read more
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
Yes as directed: Metadate is a stimulant medication in the methypenidate (ritalin) family. Indicated as treatment for adhd. This diagnosis is made after careful evaluation and information from teachers etc. Start with low dose and increased to maximum effective response with close observation. If no significant side effects can be quite safe and effective ...Read more
Depends on variables: Pregnancy risks depend on a variety of variables.If your basic health is good, your system may be able to handle the process well.As you are likely aware, your risk of a down syndrome birth is increased to about 4-5 % and that must be added to an overall risk of 4% of unexpected outcome for any pregnancy.A visit to your obgyn and a genetic counsellor may be your best source of specific information. ...Read more
Varies: Depends on woman and her health and the advice of her doctor. ...Read more
How expensive is it to get a standard check up (I'm assuming standard is for the OBGYN) for a female with no insurance?
Local Question: That is a question for your local community. We would not have this answer on this international website to help patients with their medical problems. ...Read more
What happens if a girl is due for birth august 8th, 2014, what is the earliest date there is for conception, reasonably?
November 6th: The most likely time period is November 6th, 2013 - November 13th, 2013 ...Read more
18 yrs: Most societies and doctors recognize age 18 as the minimum age to undergo breast implant surgery. Most 18 year olds are mature enough to understand the risks of surgery and the consequences of their decisions. Further, most have fully developed breasts with the exception of pregnancy-related changes. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
When is a women safe from a misscarage no women is safe but what would be safe week u be safe from miss carrying?
Anyone can: Misc at any time, but once u have seen a living fetus with a normal ht rate that decreases your chance by about 95% , most misc happen by the 13 week. ...Read more
Varies: Clinical exam and a single X-ray known as a kub will usually be adequate and reasonably safe to determine if it is likely that you have an obstruction. Non radiation alternatives would include an ultrasound or an MRI; but a single X-ray is reasonably safe in light of complications associated with a missed obstruction. ...Read more
What is the normal weight for a pregnant woman? My niece is pregnant at 410 pounds. Is this unsafe?
Thyroid medication: Hypothyroidism is low thyroid. Not treating it during pregnancy can cause increased risk of miscarriage, developmental delay in the baby and possible severe health problems in the mom. Any of the prescription medications, synthroid, Armour Thyroid and levothyroxine, are safe in pregnancy. It is important to get your thyroid checked each trimester during pregnancy since your thyroid needs may go up. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Yes: If necessary, the benefit outweighs the risk.But any surgery has some risk of complications.For details, discuss this with the surgeon. ...Read more
Varies: Depends on the time in the cycle ...Read more
Is melatonin safe to take in early pregnany? Is it safe to give to children under 4 for jet lag? If yes what dose?
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