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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Is it normal to have cramping early in your pregnancy?

Is it normal to have cramping early in your pregnancy?

Yup: Could be - of course it all depends - mild or severe - blood or no blood - see the ob! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal swelling in early pregnancy

Is it normal to have vaginal swelling in early pregnancy

Yes: Yes...It is very common and will continue throughout pregnancy. If there are any other symptoms such as itching, pain, or discharge you may want to get checked out. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have spotting in pregnancy?

Is it normal to have spotting in pregnancy?

Yes and no; check it: While spotting is very common approaching 40%, it is not truly "normal". The timing and association with pain or other symptoms are very important. It is always prudent to check it out as many serious problems can be associated with bleeding in early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed in late pregnancy?

Sometimes: Occasional spotting and light bleeding is common during pregnancy. Most of the time it does not indicate any particular problem. If you are concerned you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have clots in implantation bleeding?

Is it normal to have clots in implantation bleeding?

No: Implantation bleeding doesn't really happen often, and if it does it should be very light. If you have clots with heavy bleeding, it's not 'implantation bleed.'. ...Read more

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3-day bleeding enough to reach a pad. Is it still within the normal range of bleeding if you are a month pregnant? Is this common in pregnancy?

3-day bleeding enough to reach a pad. Is it still within the normal range of bleeding if you are a month pregnant? Is this common in pregnancy?

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have a small period at one month of pregnancy; bleeding beyond that would be unusual and certainly this would require a visit to the ob-gyn physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bubbles in stomach during early pregnancy?

^'ed gas in GI tract: Can occur w pregnancy. 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. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have mucousy bleeding in periods?

Is it normal to have mucousy bleeding in periods?

Hmm.: Not sure exactly what you mean by mucousy but if it is foul smelling or you have itching or unusual discomfort you should go see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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For a pregnant woman, is it possible to have breast tenderness before the 'bleeding in pregnancy' that goes away after bleeding or is it pms?

For a pregnant woman, is it possible to have breast tenderness before the 'bleeding in pregnancy' that goes away after bleeding or is it pms?

Sore breasts: can occur with pregnancy or pms. PMS symptoms may begin one to two weeks prior to menstrual bleeding. If you don't get your period - recommend a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it common to have periods during early pregnancy?

Is it common to have periods during early pregnancy?

Light spotting may: Occur during implantation of the fertilized egg due to irritation of the endometrial lining with small rupture of blood vessels ...Read more

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Is it normal to have constipation during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have constipation during pregnancy?

Yes: Pregnancy hormones can slow down intestinal motility leading to increased water absorption and constipation. Fiber with increased water intake can help. For severe cases, additional medication may be needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have any bleeding during the first trimester?

Is it normal to have any bleeding during the first trimester?

No, but it is common: First, it is reassuring to know that many women with bleeding in the first trimester go on to have healthy babies. Second, it is important to tell an OB provider so that testing or imaging can be done. Third, it is a fact that many women with bleeding early in pregnancy bleed again during the pregnancy and occasionally deliver early. Women should keep their OB providers informed of all bleeding. ...Read more

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In early pregnancy is it normal to have knots in your stomach?

In early pregnancy is it normal to have knots in your stomach?

Not palpable knots.: Gi upset can occur. 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. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have abdominal cramps during early pregnancy? I'm scared that it might be ectopic pregnancy

Is it normal to have abdominal cramps during early pregnancy?  I'm scared that it might be ectopic pregnancy

Yes: It is normal to have mild cramping early on. If you are having severe pain, bleeding or back pain you should call your doctor right away.. An ectopic pregnancy can be readily diagnosed with ultrasound so if you are concerned your OB can do an US and reassure you. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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