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Is it ok to go to a chiropractor during pregnancy?

Is it ok to go to a chiropractor during pregnancy?

No: You will get all kinds of different answers here, but my personal feeling is that chiropractic is predominantly based on a nonscientific and incorrect view of human physiology, and will do you no long term good pregnant or not. Some chiropractors will manipulate in pregnancy, and some not. I doubt its dangerous for the baby. Chiropractic manipulation to vert breech infants is bogus. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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 okay to go to a chiropractor during pregnancy?

Is it okay to go to a chiropractor during pregnancy?

It depends.: Some chiropractors are more experienced than others in dealing with pregnant patients. Some won't see them at all. There are issues with joint laxity in pregnancy that make some of the high velocity moves that chiropractors use risky during pregnancy. I recommend you only see a chiropractor that is experienced and knowledgeable about the specific risks in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to go to a shooting range when your pregnant?

Is it ok to go to a shooting range when your pregnant?

Yes: The sound from a gun is not going to be harmful to the fetus. You, on the other hand, need to wear ear protection. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go to a concert while pregnant?

Is it safe to go to a concert while pregnant?

No mosh pit: I assume you are worried about the effect of loud sounds. This will be fine during pregnancy. The baby is well protected. I would make sure you are standing or sitting in a safe area. Stand away from crowds who are pushing and getting wild where you might fall or get knocked around. ...Read more

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Is it ok to try to get pregnant right after a miscarriage?

Is it ok to try to get pregnant right after a miscarriage?

Depends: The general concensus is to give your body a rest and wait 2-3 periods. But others have gotten pregnant right after. My opinion is make sure you are mentally and physically healthy first. Though you may be anxious to start again....I would say wait until you are mentally prepared to deal with another bump in the road if it happens. ...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 okay to go for a massage even you have menstration?

Is it okay to go for a massage even you have menstration?

Yes: Should be fine, would avoid deep pressure message especially if it is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go to the dentist while pregnant?

Is it safe to go to the dentist while pregnant?

Of course: During pregnancy it is not only safe but recommended , you need to get your teeth cleaned regularly, low birth weight have been linked to gum disease, go to my website and read about it : http://www.Scdentalimplants.Com/gumdisease/lowbirthweightandprematurebabies.Aspx. ...Read more

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Is it normal for you to be put to sleep during a colonoscopy?

Is it normal for you to be put to sleep during a colonoscopy?

Yes: Most medical providers who perform a colonoscopy will provide or have another provider such as a nurse or anesthesiologist, who is in the room, provide sedation. ...Read more

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Is it true that pregnancy hormones can linger in your body for up to a month after an abortion? How long would a person have to wait to take a p.T?

Is it true that pregnancy hormones can linger in your body for up to a month after an abortion? How long would a person have to wait to take a p.T?

Uncommon: after a misacarriage, pregnancy hormones usually go down by 2 weeks. Rarely they can present upto 4 weeks. They should resolved after that see gyn if it persists > 4 weeks ...Read more

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Is it safe to go to sauna/steam room during pregnancy?

Is it safe to go to sauna/steam room during pregnancy?

Avoid: Given the demands of pregnancy it is best to avoid prolonged exposure to high temperatures. There are more suitable forms of relaxation such as massage. ...Read more

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Opinions please: is it bad to induce early or is it best to wait until the baby is ready?

Opinions please: is it bad to induce early or is it best to wait until the baby is ready?

Inducing Labor: Never do doctors induce labor early unless the baby or mother is in grave danger. In general waiting till the baby is mature enough to survive easily outside of the womb is best. ...Read more

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If you believe you are pregnant, is it a good idea to go to the denstin but is it alright they can take an X-ray of your teeth, will it arm the baby?

If you believe you are pregnant,  is it a good idea to go to the denstin but is it alright they can take an X-ray of your teeth, will it arm the baby?

First things first: Determine if you are pregnant. Unless you have a dental emergency, it can wait until you take a pregnancy test. you can be treated either way, but it would be better if everyone knew your medical condition. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to go skiing during pregnancy?

Yes: What if you fall? What if you crash? What if someone knocks into you? I don't think it's wise....... Just my opinoin. ...Read more

Dr. Ayo Adu
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Chiropractors (Definition)

Chiropractors are licensed professionals who practice a form of alternative medicine in treating patients with health problems relating to the body's muscular, nervous, and skeletal systems. They usually focus on manipulating and adjusting the spine ...Read more