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Is It Safe To Sleep On My Back At 17 Weeks Pregnant
Yes: This early in the pregnancy sleeping on your back is not an issue. This idea comes from patients in labor. When people are in labor and the fetal heart rate goes down wwe can move you to your side to increase blood flow to the placenta and baby. At 17 weeks it is not an issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I'm 17 weeks pregnant with triplets and go to sleep on my sides but often times wake up on my back and my arms are asleep. Is it affecting the babies?
I am 17 weeks pregnancy, i have been going to pee at late nights now suddenly i don't pee in the night. is this normal ?
Yes: As the uterus moves up with the growing baby, and not press on your urinary bladder as it used to in early pregnancy. You may experience urgency again in late pregnancy when the head of the baby comes down in the pelvis and presses on the bladder, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more
I'm 17 weeks pregnant. It's 3am, been in bed for 7hrs, but cannot fall asleep because of an extremely sore throat. What can I do at home at this hour to get some sleep?
Is it dangerous to lie flat on your back when 17 weeks preg? I mostly sleep on my side but I do sleep on my back a lot too.
No: As a new Mom to be, it is imperative to remember that you house a budding new human being and putting that human being at risk for injury is unwise. As OB MD;s, we even strongly advise pregnant women to wear seat belt restraints in their personal vehicles to avoid injury to a fetus, and go karts do not have any restraints in case of accidents. ...Read more
What can I do if my spinabifida numbers came back a little high I am 17 weeks pregnant what is this exactly?
Im 17 weeks pregnant, vomits several times daily for past 5 days
pharm gave motilium-m 10mg.I took 1 tablet
seems that it’s not safe.Can i lose my baby?
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Pregnancy: yes should not cause any problemGet a more detailed answer ›
Osteopathic Exam/Tx: In pregnancy, back pain is frequently musculoskeletal due to growing fetus, stretching ligaments, & uterus displacing ribs.I see this commonly in my practice.Can't take meds, so a good osteopathic hands-on exam & gentle manipulation may relieve the pain without endangering baby.It's gotten my daughter through 1 pregnancy & now through a second. :) ...Read more
Yes: Yes, dental anesthetics are generally safe to use once you are in your second trimester. You want to avoid any dental work unless it is absolutely necessary in the first trimester. It is also best to get a consult from your obgyn about the dental anesthetics they might want avoided as some anesthetic contains Epinephrine which may need to be avoided in things like high risk pregnancies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 17 weeks pregnant. Im not gonna go into details but i need to know how to make myself have a miscarriage. Is there any safe ways?
I'm 17 weeks pregnant and was woken up several times by sharp pain in my left lower to mid back that comes and goes. What should I do?
Musculoskeletal: Most sudden sharp pains as you describe are caused by spasm of muscles and ligaments, especially ones that support the uterus which is now enlarging at 17 weeks. You may have turned in your sleep and tweaked these muscles, causing the pain. Try side sleep on left side with pillow support between your knees - this gives uterus support while optimizing blood flow to baby. If not helpful, see OB. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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