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Late Term Pregnancy Complications
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
Positive pregnancy test 10 weeks after full term delivery: new pregnancy or residual pregnancy hormone from previous pregnancy?
No exactly: Subchorionic bleeding is bleeding within the folds of the chorion (the outer fetal membrane, next to the placenta) or within the layers of the placenta itself. This bleeding can cause the placenta to separate from the uterine wall if it forms a big clot under the placenta. Frequently, though, it causes spotting for a few weeks and then goes away. Best wishes! ...Read more
Late period.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Anovualtion: 'false pregnancy' has no exact or specific definition, so i can't give an exact answer. Simply being late on a period (if not pregnant) is nearly always because of not ovulating. If your periods are mostly regular you could wait for the next one, or can be evaluated by a gynecologist anytime. ...Read more
It certainly might: It appears that exposure to marijuana during embryonic/fetal development can cause behavior problems. Exactly when during development the danger happens is unknown but we do know that marijuana substances can stay in your body for quite some time even after you stop. Why subject your children to such risk? Besides all this, smoking *anything* puts carbon monoxide and other poisons in your body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Does delayed/late ovulation and late conception affects growing baby in pregnancy r der any complication in such pregnancy?
Reasons for late period, negative pregnancy test after four months of laproscopy for endometriosis. No pregnancy symptoms.
Are severe headaches common in early pregnancy? I'm 28 yrs old, 12 weeks pregnant with 5th child fourth pregnancy.
Possible migraines: It is possible you may be suffering from migraines. Check with your obstetrician or internist. ...Read more
When is baby coming?: Traditionally obs consider a due date to be 40 weeks after the last normal menstrual period (lmp) and a term pregnancy to be 38 to 42 weeks. However, conception occurs approximately two weeks after the lmp. Also many people stick to talking about nine months being the length of pregnancy. Confused? You are not alone. Med students often scratch their heads. Ask your OB at each visit how many weeks. ...Read more
I've had on to term pregnancy. After that I have no.prob getting pg It's getting the baby to second tri. What could this mean?
Avoid miscarriage: If I understand your question you have had one or more miscarriages in early pregnancy? Many factors can cause this. Chromosomal abnormalities are a common cause of miscarriage though I think you mentioned that you already had one healthy child? Also, tobacco, alcohol and drug use as well as excessive weight can increase chance of miscarriage. The older you are the more the risk of miscarriage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After 38 weeks: A pregnancy after 37 completed weeks (37 and 6/7) is considered term (37 and 7/7 or 38 and 0/7 weeks). This is not to be confused with a post-DATES pregnancy, which, technically, is after 41 completed (41 and 6/7) weeks. However, based on risk factors, a pregnancy may be considered post-dated @ 41 (40 completed) weeks. ...Read more
Iud: Are you asking if it is possible to get pregnant with an IUD then yes you can. If you are asking if you can carry a pregnancy to full term while having the IUD in place then the answer is also - yes it is possible but once you find out you are pregnant you need to have it removed as it may cause issues with the pregnancy as you progress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the meaning of borderline term pregnancy , sfd, iugr with hypothermia, will these affect the child in future?
I was told that my amniotic fluids where low and i'm a full term pregnancy should I be worried? I am also not dilating what should I do.
Maybe: It depends on the number. If your fluid is low enough, your OB will probably consider an induction. If it's borderline and the rest of the testing is ok, you can go a little while longer. While it's preferable for you to start dilating on your own, there are several reliable ripening agents that can help. Talk to your OB and voice your concerns. Keep monitoring your baby's movements. ...Read more
Intercourse: Hi! three centimeters is great! the best way to safely induce or encourage maybe is a better word labor at home is intercourse. The semen contains prostaglandins in small amounts. Prostaglandins are what providers use to induce labor in some cases. Put your baby-daddy to work! if your water breaks though, then stop and call your provider. Good luck! dr brown. ...Read more
Confusing question: If you became pregnant in spite of having your tubes tied, as happens with ivf fertility treatments, you can carry a baby to full term. With tubes tied, you don't have a natural pregnancy.The sperm cannot get to the egg. If one re- attached, and a fertilized egg made it to the uterus, it could carry to term. Tubal pregnancies will not survive and end up in emergency surgery. ...Read more
????: Was your 1st pregnancy a vaginal delivery , because if it was your doc would not schedule a csection unless you have a specific issue that would prevent or make a trial of labor and vag delivery contraindicated, you can be scheduled to be induced as the ideal time for the baby to be delivered is 39-40 weeks according to a large recent study, if u had a previous c-sec then u can schedule a repeat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a colposcopy a few years ago and I was wondering does that have any affect on getting pregnant or having a full term pregnancy?
I have had 5 miscarriage, is there something that i can be tested for to prevent another one? And have a full term pregnancy?
Im 6w4d pregnant. Im always cold, no matter how high the heat is on. What could this be? I was anemic with my last full term pregnancy.
Cold: Make sure you are not anemic now and at the same time check your thyroid to make sure you are not hypothyroid. ...Read more
Sept 2012 full term pregnancy. February 2014 colposcopy biopsy. March 2014 cold knife cone with margins clear. TTC may 2014-how to lower risk?
Correct follow up: It sounds like you have done everything correctly. Continue close follow up with your GYN. ...Read more
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