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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 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

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Are cramps in early pregnancy normal?

Are cramps in early pregnancy normal?

Yes: Many women have cramping in early pregnancy. The uterus is a muscle and women will sometimes experience menstrual type cramping in early pregnancy. Ligament discomfort is also common as the uterus increases in size. ...Read more

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Are moderate cramps normal for early pregnancy? I'm 4 weeks and i've been having stretching/pulling cramps. They get worse when i move around.

Could be normal: Stretching/pulling cramps are not uncommon in early pregnancy, and often relate to the stretching of the round ligaments--supporting structures for the uterus. But there are other possible causes as well. You should ask your doctor at your next appointment, and if you have bleeding or severe cramps, see your dr right away. ...Read more

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Four positive pregnancy tests four days early, having very light cramps are these normal?

Can have cramps: And be normal, more worrisome if u start to bleed, see you obgyn for an exam and blood work including a quant bhcg and a progetesrone level. ...Read more

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So i realize spotting during early pregnancy is normal. But would you have cramps at the same time or no?

So i realize spotting during early pregnancy is normal. But would you have cramps at the same time or no?

Not normal.: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated promptly by your doctor. About 50% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy making it very common but not normal. Most are fine but sometimes bleeding can indicate a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be pinching cramp like pain in ovaries area during early pregnancy?

Is it normal to be pinching cramp like pain in ovaries area during early pregnancy?

No: Its not normal to be able to "feel" your ovaries EVER! Minor aches and pains can occur in the pelvis or low back any time !!!!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm in early stages of pregnancy and having brown discharge with mild cramps. Is this normal?

I'm in early stages of pregnancy and having brown discharge with mild cramps. Is this normal?

Are you pregnant?: First do a home pregnancy test to confirm that you are already pregnant again. If positive and you are experiencing bleeding you need to be seen by a doctor to confirm a normal pregnancy located inside the uterus. An ectopic pregnancy must be excluded. ...Read more

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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