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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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Is it good to massage a pregnant women?

Is it good to massage a pregnant women?

Living ; pregnancy: Yes, in general all normal activities of living can be done when pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant women to go to a concert?

Is it safe for pregnant women to go to a concert?

Not harmful: to a pregnancy. However, ensure that you don't get pushed by crowds, inhales other's smoke or get sleep deprived. Really loud noise can negatively impact hearing. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a pregnant woman to maturate?

Is it ok for a pregnant woman to maturate?

Yes: Yes there is no reason a pregnant women should not be allowed to, or should be concerned with masturbation. It is considered safe. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant women to eat jackfruit?

Is it safe for pregnant women to eat jackfruit?

Jackfruit: There is a myth that jackfruit causes miscarriages. It is a powerful laxative. Many recommend not eating jackfruit during pregnancy because it’s safety has not been studied. ...Read more

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Is it good for pregnant women to take cold water?

It doesn't have: To be cold, but drinking water is good for everyone, including pregnant women. ...Read more

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Gatorade: is it good for pregnant woman?

Gatorade: is it good for pregnant woman?

I don't think it's : All that good for anyone. Water is best. ...Read more

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Is it not recommended for a woman to try to get pregnant at age 45?

Is it not recommended for a woman to try to get pregnant at age 45?

Pregnancy: Late pregnancies increase the risk of congenital anomalies in the baby, like Down's syndrome . Other risks will include post partum hemorrhage, c section risk, breech delivery ,prolonged postnatal stay, pulmonary embolism risk, urine infections, increase chest infection risk . ...Read more

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I need a diet that is safe for a pregnant woman?

I need a diet that is safe for a pregnant woman?

Safe for every on: Donot eat processed and chemical food make a trip to whole food store and get lot of preservative free organic food , need yougurt. ...Read more

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How difficult is it for a diabetic women to get pregnant?

How difficult is it for a diabetic women to get pregnant?

Yes: You can get pregnant with diabetes. Just make sure it is well controlled before and during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant women to eat blue cheese? Thank you.

Is it safe for pregnant women to eat blue cheese? Thank you.

Yes, if pasteurized.: All pasteurized dairy products are safe in pregnancy, including blue cheese (roquefort). ...Read more

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Is it normal for a woman who is not pregnant to lactate?

Is it normal for a woman who is not pregnant to lactate?

No: There are several causes for non pregnant lactation and the first step is to see if your blood Prolactin level is elevated or not by your MD. ...Read more

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Is it safe to exercise while pregnancy?

Is it safe to exercise while pregnancy?

Yes: All women should try to be active during pregnancy. If not previously active, then moderate activity such as walking or swimming 30 minutes a day is recommended. If a pregnant woman is already active, then she should maintain that level of activity during pregnancy. There is no heart rate limit for these women, but if they make any changes they should do so slowly. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant woman to use massage vibrator to tummy for a minute?

Is it safe for pregnant woman to use massage vibrator to tummy for a minute?

Ok: Gentle application of a vibrator to a pregnant abdomen is safe. That technique is sometimes used to "wake up" babies during an OB ultrasound evaluation to allow better evaluation. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more