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Is it normal for my husband to feel left out during my pregnancy?

Is it normal for my husband to feel left out during my pregnancy?

From the perspective: Of both physician and father this is both normal and expected as part of the life transition that is raising children. It took you both to create this new life, and it will require both of you to raise them. Include him in planning for your new arrival. Anticipate and cherish the coming changes together. The partnership you forge in raising children can be truly magnificent and enrich your lives. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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 normal for my husband to be scared of sex during pregnancy?

Is it normal for my husband to be scared of sex during pregnancy?

Yes, very normal.: A lot of partners worry that sex will start labor or hurt the baby. In addition, they may look at you differently now that you are pregnant. Normally, sex is completely safe during pregnancy. The uterus and the bag of water prevent any injury to the baby. If you have certain conditions (placenta previa, abruption), your doctor will let you know not to have sex. Otherwise, it is safe. ...Read more

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I have had 2 missed abortions in 2nd mnth .My and my husbands reports are normal.During pregnancy i used to have pain like experienced during periods.?

I have had 2 missed abortions in 2nd mnth .My and my husbands reports are normal.During pregnancy i used to have pain like experienced during periods.?

You need a workup: To try to detrmine the cause because after 2 missed , you are more likely to have another missed and sometimes the cause can be determined and u can get on meds like Progesterone and others to rpevent a 3rd one so see your obgyn and if your obgyn does not want to do the workup you should be referred to an infertilty specialist because recurrent abs are a form of infertilty. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain in left arm during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have pain in left arm during pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. Have your arm checked if not improving. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have swelling in left hand during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have swelling in left hand during pregnancy?

No: Usually in pregnancy both hands swell and not just one side. Talk to your OB MD about this problem, and he/she may search for a cause. ...Read more

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Hello why I got hurt little my left belly during I am pregnancy.Im 4 weeks pregnant.is it normal.?.Please let me know . Thanks!!

Hello why I got hurt little my left belly during I am pregnancy.Im 4 weeks pregnant.is it normal.?.Please let me know . Thanks!!

Shouldn't hurt: Hi! Congratulations on your pregnancy! Generally at 4 wks you should not be having any pain due to the pregnancy, but you might have pain/morning sickness or indigestion. I would make sure you call your OB to let him/her know your symptoms in case you need to be seen. Also, do NOT to take any medicine, herbs, over the counter products until you've asked your Dr or the pharmacist if it is safe! ...Read more

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Sir, is any kind of liquid discharge from breast normal during 7 months of pregnency ? it is discharged oftenly from my left breast .

Sir, is any kind of liquid discharge from breast normal during 7 months of pregnency ? it is discharged oftenly from my left breast .

Milky discharge okay: Discharge from the breast in pregnancy is common. It is usually white and can be thick. Don't try to squeeze your breast to see if anything comes out as this will make your uterus cramp. Let your doctor know if you ever have bloody discharge, pregnant or not. ...Read more

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Is it normal for sex to make me sick during pregnancy?

Is it normal for sex to make me sick during pregnancy?

No. It depends....: ...What you mean by "sick." check with your obstetrician. Perhaps diet or change of position might help. ...Read more

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Which organ on the left side moves up during pregnancy?

Do you mean right?: The appendix located on the right side is commonly known to be displaced upward with pregnancy--at times at a mid abdominal position. The left side has the stomach and spleen . The stomach is slightly displaced upward by the gravid uterus. The spleen's position is not dramatically affected by pregnancy. ...Read more

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For a teen what's normal weight to gain during pregnancy?

For a teen what's normal weight to gain during pregnancy?

25 -30 lbs: 2-3 lbs for full term pregnancy with vitamin supplementation. ...Read more

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I've only gained 3 pounds during my pregnancy. Is this normal?

I've only gained 3 pounds during my pregnancy. Is this normal?

Not normal: Typical weight gain is 25 - 30 lbs. However, the fetus takes all the energy from mom that he/she needs to grow properly. Mom would have to severely starve, before the fetus lags behind in growth. In fact, I have seen overweight women loose weight during their pregnancy, and still having a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Is it normal for you weight i go up and down during pregnancy?

Is it normal for you weight i go up and down during pregnancy?

Not so much down: Up yes, down not so much , unless your sick from vomiting. From day to day everyone's weight will change by a few lbs. So only weigh your self 1x/ wk 1st thing in am to decide on any trend. If down by 5 then let gyn know. This is not the time for weight reduction diet , nor a free for all. Easy does it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain on your left side in early pregnancy?

Is it normal to have pain on your left side in early pregnancy?

Talk to your doctor: a pregnancy can do a lot of things but on this particular one I think you should speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the normal symptoms of pregnancy during the first week?

What are the normal symptoms of pregnancy during the first week?

Anxiety, nervousness: Nausea, euphoria, anxiety, nervousness are the main symptoms you should expect - depending on your emotional status and social situation. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and check a home pregnancy test to make sure. If pregnancy is not desired, take precautions with contraceptive options. ...Read more

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What are some ways I can have my husband help me during pregnancy?

What are some ways I can have my husband help me during pregnancy?

Be supportive: He could go with you during some visits, attend birthing classes with you, massage, relaxation techniques, and formulate a birth plan with you. ...Read more

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