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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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How can I gain weight during my pregnancy I'm already 22 weeks and I've lost a lot of weight and I barley gained 2lbs. ?

How can I gain weight during my pregnancy I'm already 22 weeks and I've lost a lot of weight and I barley gained 2lbs. 

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Calorie dense foods: Eating calorie dense foods such as nuts, heavy cream, butter, fatty fishes, dried prunes, and avocado can help increase your daily calorie intake and assist in the desired weight gain. Supplements for weight gain would be inferior in quality to whole foods which are readily available and much less expensive. Your obstetrician should be made aware of your weight concerns. ...Read more

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period was 2 days late and only lasted 3 days, first day being heavy second day not so much and third barley anything. pregnant ?

 period was 2 days late and only lasted 3 days, first day being heavy second day not so much and third barley anything. pregnant ?

Probably not: If you are now 5 days after your expected period a urine pregnancy test would be accurate. This could be a normal variation on your cycle, or possibly an early conception that failed (miscarriage). If you are not trying to get pregnant use contraception to avoid these scares. If you are trying to get pregnant continue with good health practices and self care including a vitamin with folic acid. ...Read more

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I have had hypogonadism since I was 26 .I've not been able to get my wife pregnant and my testicles use to hang down, now there in me or barley out?

I have had hypogonadism since I was 26 .I've not been able to get my wife pregnant and my testicles use to hang down, now there in me or barley out?

See urologist: You need to have a fertility evaluation by a urologist. This typically includes semen analysis (usually 2 samples) and blood tests for testosterone, lh, fsh, prolactin. With this information, your urologist will be able to make a diagnosis and hopefully offer treatment. ...Read more

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My pregnancy test had a very faint light on it but i'm sure if its a true positive, because u can barley see the line, had a abortion 1 month ago !

My pregnancy test had a very faint light on it but i'm sure if its a true positive,  because u can barley see the line, had a abortion 1 month ago !

Repeat in morning: The earliest way to tell if you are pregnant is with an early detection pregnant test done on your first voided urine in the morning. This can be positive even a few days before a missed period. Your doctor's exam should be able to tell if it has been more than 4 weeks since ovulation. ...Read more

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