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Is it possible for a woman with thalassemia give birth safely?

Is it possible for a woman with thalassemia give birth safely?

Depends on anemia: A woman who is a thalassemia carrier and/or has only mild anemia should not have an unusual labor and delivery. If she has severe anemia, her heart may be already stressed out from having to pump extra volumes of blood during the pregnancy. Her ob-gyn doctor can better discuss the risks of delivery. ...Read more

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Can a woman with thalassemia give birth safely?

Can a woman with thalassemia give birth safely?

Most likely, yes: There are different types / severities of thalassemia, so the risk of pregnancy and giving birth varies depending on the exact diagnosis. Alpha thal trait / silent carrier and beta-thal minor should have no problems. Hemoglobin h disease and beta-thal major will require special attention. The baby will also have a risk for developing thalassemia and genetic counseling is recommended if possible. ...Read more

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Can an e beta thalassemia minor boy and a normal girl give birth a normal offspring?

Yes: It will depend on which of the genes resposible are passed or not at conception. There is only about a 25% chance. ...Read more

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I am five days pregnant. I have thalesemia trait and my healthis not good enough to give birth to a baby. Please suggestsome medicine for me.

I am five days pregnant. I have thalesemia trait and my healthis not good enough to give birth to a baby. Please suggestsome medicine for me.

Pregnancy: What medicine would you like? Talassemia trait is not a contraindication for pregnancy, as far as I am aware of. You should talk to the obgyn under whose care you should get established with your pregnancy to get suggestions on your case. I would suggest starting on prenatal vitamins at least. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman to be pregnant for longer than 9 months and not give birth because the baby died and she didn't know?

Is it possible for a woman to be pregnant for longer than 9 months and not give birth because the baby died and she didn't know?

Very unlikely: A stillbirth is a tragic affair, any way it's viewed. However, it is highly unlikely for the body to keep a child that has died. Usually after the death of the baby, the body will attempt to expel it, usually starting labor or breaking down the fetus and expelling it over time. Generally an OB will note that there is no heart rate on visits and do an ultrasound to check. ...Read more

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Could a woman give birth with her hymen intact?

Could a woman give birth with her hymen intact?

Theoretically: A woman who was artificially inseminated through a narrow tube could retain an intact hymen.If the child was then delivered c-section it would remain so.If neither was the case, it cannot happen. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for a woman in her late 40s to give birth?

Is it dangerous for a woman in her late 40s to give birth?

Baby over 40: The risks of pregnancy do rise with age. For example the risk of miscarriage rises to 1 in 4. The risks for mom also increase including hypertension and diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a woman give birth with the hymen intact?

Is it possible that a woman give birth with the hymen intact?

By cesarian section: Although hymen is slmost invariably broken with sex. Thus would have had to have artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization if hymen intact during pregnancy, unless partner has or had avery small penis. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the maximum number of live children a woman can give birth to in a year ?

Need advice on what is the the maximum number of live children a woman can give birth to in a year ?

Record likely 8: I believe the "octomom" who delivered 8 living offspring at one time holds the record for births in a single year.Her pregnancy utilized in vitro implantation and lead all to need hospital care. I don't see many wanting to go after that record anytime soon. I believe the doctor who helped her was sanctioned by his professional board. ...Read more

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Can a woman with herpes give birth and not pass it on to her unborn child?

Can a woman with herpes give birth and not pass it on to her unborn child?

Yes: Most of herpes viral infection in newborns happens when their mothers had a primary herpes infection during the pregnancy. Women who have had same infection prior to current pregnancy are much less likely to transmit the infection to their newborns, even if they experience flare-up of infection during the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could a woman give birth within the period of five months and three weeks?

Could a woman give birth within the period of five months and three weeks?

Birth: A woman may give birth at any point in her pregnancy. The question is viability. The youngest baby to survive was born at 22 weeks & 6 days. It sounds like the pregnancy in question was less than 21 weeks. ...Read more

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Can a quad amputee woman give birth?

Can a quad amputee woman give birth?

Yes: But caring for an infant would be incredibly difficult. ...Read more

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Is it possible for pregnant woman to give birth at exactly 36weeks?

Is it possible for pregnant woman to give birth at exactly 36weeks?

Yes: Delivery can occur at any time during a pregnancy. In america about 1 in 8 women delivery before they reach 37 weeks. ...Read more

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What makes a pregnant woman to give birth to a fair child?

What makes a pregnant woman to give birth to a fair child?

Skin ; hair color...: ...Are determined by the combination of genes the child gets from her parents, and is often difficult to predict. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a paralyzed woman to get pregnant and give birth?

Is it possible for a paralyzed woman to get pregnant and give birth?

Yes: Generally speaking, yes, very much so. Whether or not it is safe for the woman to do so is a different matter and depends upon the nature of her paralysis and what kind of support will be available during the pregnancy and delivery. Pregnancy planning for someone without feeling or movement below the waist should be done in consultation with an experienced obstetrician (OB/GYN). ...Read more

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What are the signs when a pregnant woman will give birth after a month?

What are the signs when a pregnant woman will give birth after a month?

Uterine cramping: Uterine severe or rhythmic cramping precedes most uterine emptying both for miscarriages and childbirth. ...Read more