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Lost A Baby During Pregnancy
Very early: Weeks to months sometimes, the usual time is anytime after 37 weeks if u are worried call your OB cause if u are early they will need to check your cervix and do cervical length on ultrasound to make sure it is not thinning out or dilating too soon whcih can be treated but they need to know if the cervix is normal length or not. ...Read more
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
Who baby comes out being healthier a baby who mommy retained a lot of water or a baby who's mommy only gained the weight the baby gained during pregnan?
Confusing question: During pregnancy, a woman puts on the weight of the baby, the amniotic fluid , the placenta and umbilical cord.The common range is 20-25 pounds, but some gain more or less. If mom only gains the weight of the average 7.5 lb baby she is unhealthy. Some retained leg water is expected when baby mass slows blood flow in the pelvis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No hard rules: There are no hard a fast rules on this. I usually tell my patients 25 lbs but this is mainly due to to the risk of back injuries and fall risk. If you have a job that requires frequent heavy lifting then discuss with your doctor and perhaps restrictions may be placed. ...Read more
I am 3 month pregnant.This is my second pregnancy. I first delivered stillbirth during 24 week through vaginal delivery.When can I feel baby movement?
No: Highly unlikely unless the mother is severely depressed, not eating or taking medication. ...Read more
Prenatal growth: At 28 weeks gestational age, the fetus is about 800-1400 grams or about 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 pounds. ...Read more
How do I deal with pregnancy induced hypertension after having eclampsia during my first child delivery? She is carrying another pregnancy now .
Let OB know: Today's technology is good at handling pregnancy induced hypertension, but clearly having eclampsia during your first pregnancy puts you at huge risk for the second child. Letting your OB know, making all appointments, following advice closely, and letting the OB know of any fluctuations in your condition will help the most. Also complying with any special instructions, and taking meds correctly. ...Read more
When does a lady starts having sex again after she has lost her baby through Pregnancy induced hypertension?
To a great extent.: In utero life is largely sheltered and protected from external dangers due to its location and the placental defense barrier. It is not impervious to all toxins, however, nor to severe trauma or infections. ...Read more
Maybe!: Many painting products are toxic and can potentially cause harm. Painting in a home is likely better left to other non-pregnant people. If you must, use of a mask during painting is suggested. Be sure the room is well ventilated during and after painting, and if possible use low-fume and rapid drying materials. Also, be sure to avoid direct skin contact with the paint as much as possible. ...Read more
How to prevent extra weight gain during pregnancy? Is it safe to exercise or walk? I had c-section during first baby, this is my second baby
Pregnancy Questions: Of course it is safe to walk or participate in moderate exercise. I would bet there would be a whole section about this in your prenatal book that you are reading. Every pregnant women should have such a guide book for the times they wonder about all of life's various issues during pregnancy. I know every OB i know recommends this for their patients. ...Read more
Can a girl have sex with another boy while she's pregnant and get pregnant during that pregnancy !
No: Once your pregnancy is established the embryonic tissue/placenta released hormones that prevent any more eggs from being released. This allows your body to devote its energy to completing the pregnancy. This is how bc pills work, it tricks your body into thinking you are pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At what month during pregnancy can a husband start having sex with his pregnant wife ater the first trimester?
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