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Is Clarithromycin In The Third Trimester
Category C: Which means: use with caution if benefits outweigh risks, your doctor won't harm you or your unborn baby, goodluck ...Read more
See answer: This can be an issue and is common. Discuss with your gyn, and you may need to invest in some good maternity bras with padding to prevent the leakage from being noticeable through your clothing. ...Read more
Yes, but...: The uterus can rotate to the right & impact blood flow back to the heart from compression of the vena cava. Probably the best position for sleep in the 3rd trimester is on the left side in fetal position. That maximizes blood flow to the placenta which is how the baby gets nourishment. ...Read more
Yes: No known reports of side effects when taking hyospasmol in third trimester ...Read more
Fetal pressure +: The pressure and movement of the fetus in the uerus will often initiate "pre-labor" contractions which can be measured on a fetal monitor. These are often rhythmic in nature as opposed to the pressure of "stretching" pains. ...Read more
See below: Warm moist packs to areas of tenderness coupled with rest should help. ...Read more
Is it safe to get in a hot tub for short increments of time in the very beginning of the third trimester?
Yes: Some women find that a hot tub will help them get through the discomforts of the 3rd trimester. Be sure to drink lots of cool water and not to stay in for more than 10 minutes at a time. Water temperature below 104 will decrease risk of low blood pressure causing a woman to feel faint or pass out. ...Read more
Is it okay to lift 50 pounds or more in the third trimester? I'm going to be 32 weeks, and starting a cna program. What would you say is the limit?
If that is part of your usual activity.
How big are you?
. Bigger, clumsy items can hurt your back.
Handles, straps may make it easier.
If unusual, work up to it in gradual steps and be careful with the lift, position, posture etc
probably 20-25 pounds - grocery bag size is more reasonable. ...Read more
My first second and third trimester utrasounds give me a conception range of aug 24 28 is this accurate 10/21 10 weeks 3d 12/31 20wks 3/20 31wks3d?
Go by the earliest: The earliest ultrasound is the most accurate, you should go by that due date only. ...Read more
Pressure: Towards the end of pregnancy, the uterus is pushing upwards on the stomach. This can cause nausea. Nibbling small meals may help. If the nausea is very significant or if accompanied by vomiting, there may be a serious complication of pregnancy and immediate care would be recommended. ...Read more
A 1 hour glucose tolerance test is done between 26-28 weeks to screen for gestational diabetes.
A culture for group b streptococcus bacteria is done at 35-36 weeks.
Urinalysis for protein and glucose are done at each visit, along with blood pressure checks.
Fetal testing (non-stress testing) may be indicated, but is not necessary in low risk pregancies. ...Read more
Most comfortable.: Often this is some variation of a side by side. These are more comfortable for the mom-to-be and have shallower penetration which puts less pressure on the cervix. Sometimes, depending on the patient and the pregnancy, it can be a challenge to find a comfortable position. ...Read more
Probably not: Discuss with your doctorGet a more detailed answer ›
That is normal: A fetal heart rate of 120-160 is normal in the third trimester. ...Read more
27: Does it really matter?Get a more detailed answer ›
Not The Same: Severe nausea & vomiting in your third trimester should be reported to your ob. Early in pregnancy, morning sickness is attributed to the quickly rising hormone levels. This is not the case in your last trimester. Your doc should evaluate you for a possible bowel infection, liver disease, preeclampsia, among other common pregnancy complaints. Call your doc & take care. ...Read more
On the back: Is safe, but chair position safer.Get a more detailed answer ›