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Doctor insights on: Macrosomia Obstruction Of Labor

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How long does labor associated with macrosomia last?

How long does labor associated with macrosomia last?

Depends on situation: For those hardy enough to try to tough it out it can last for days. For those who realize their pelvis is to small to pass a big baby, it ends when the cut it out. ...Read more

Obstruction (Definition)

Anything that creates a blockage of the intestinal tract. You may think of the intestinal tract (stomach, small bowel, large bowel) as somewhat akin to a garden hose. If you kink the garden hose, or twist it, or block it inside, you have created an "obstruction". Most obstructions are a results of previous surgery and most of these ...Read more


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35y TTC since 3 years.have 2boys 10ys& 8ys old.normal labour. Rt tubal obstruction. ovulation & semen analysis normal what are my chances to concieve?

35y TTC since 3 years.have 2boys 10ys& 8ys old.normal labour. Rt tubal obstruction. ovulation & semen analysis normal what are my chances to concieve?

Chance s of pregnanc: Would get an over the counter ovulation predictor to assist in predicting the most favorable times for conception.Acupuncture has also been shown to be of benefit .May also consider IUI( intruterine insemination around ovulation time/fertility treatments. For futther assistance consider a consult with a fertility specialist on Health tap Prime. Make appiontment in the AM ...Read more

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When is labor induced?

When is labor induced?

Labor induction: Labor induction might be induced in a number of situations. It's usually recommended when conditions for the baby in the uterus are dangerous. Some of the common reasons are diabetes, kidney disease, high blood pressure, preeclampsia, and evidence that the baby is not growing well. The most common reason is that you’re more than one week overdue. Babies do not do well if you go too far past due date ...Read more

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What are some signs that labor is soon?

What are some signs that labor is soon?

Mucous plug: Some women will lose their mucous plug a week or two prior to the onset of labor. This is very variable. Another is the sensation that you can now breath because the baby has settled lower into the pelvis. Also a change in the way you walk for that reason and a sensation around the rectum. ...Read more

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Which medications stop labor from progressing?

Which medications stop labor from progressing?

None: Despite the fact that many obstetricians use medications like terbutaline, magnesium sulfate, and Nifedipine to prevent early labor from progressing, many studies show that they are not very effective....And, for active labor, there are no known medications, at this time, to stop progression. ...Read more

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What is the best positions to help labor go by quicker?

What is the best positions to help labor go by quicker?

Standing: Depends on cultural seTting, but standing up and squatting has been best way to deliver. ...Read more

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I am 9 months and no pain at all or labor what should I do?

I am 9 months and no pain at all or labor what should I do?

9 mo: Keep in touch with the ob/gyn. If he or she is not worried then you should not be. However current practice is to perhaps induce labor when you are ready but the ob/gyn will decide. Talk to them. ...Read more

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Prolonged labor causes?

Prolonged labor causes?

Fetal/maternal size.: Large babies and small/large mothers have higher likelihood of prolonged labors. Other causes: maternal uterine fibroids, intraamniotic infections, magnesium sulfate, malpresentation. ...Read more

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Is a toothache a sign of labor?

Is a toothache a sign of labor?

Is a sign to see DDS: A toothache during pregnancy may indicate the need for dental care and has nothing to do with labor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some early labor signs?

As follows;: Cramping which starts out far apart and becomes more regular and more painful. You may leak fluid and may have bleeding. If you are ever unsure, check with your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Could my labor cause endometriosis?

Could my labor cause endometriosis?

No: Endmoetriosis usually becomes dormant during pregnancy. There are some case reports of endometriosis occuring outside the pelvic cavity but theese are rare. Labor and endometriosis don't usually go together, but your doctor may be able to better answer after further questioning. ...Read more

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What's the chances of dying during labor?

What's the chances of dying during labor?

<1:10,000-1:100,000.: The overall maternal mortality in the us is 1:10, 000 births. Maternal intrapartum mortality is even more rare, probably by an order of magnitude. Worldwide, maternal mortality during labor is much, much more common - see "no woman, no cry" by christy turlington-burns. http://everymothercounts.org/film. ...Read more

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What are the signs/symptoms of early labor?

Signs of: labor at any point in time are regular, painful contractions that cause cervical change. No change in cervix = no labor. If it's before the 38th completed week it is considered "early" labor. Call your doctor promptly if this is happening, and good wishes. ...Read more

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Can taking mirilax cause me to go in to labor?

Can taking mirilax cause me to go in to labor?

Always a first..: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a lavage agent that improves the ease of defecating. I'm not aware of a bowel movement inducing labor, but I guess there's always a first. Its typically best to, & I recommend that you, check with your obstetrician before taking any product to assess if its safe in your unique circumstance. ...Read more

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What would happen if I went into labor this early?

What would happen if I went into labor this early?

This early: I am sorry but you failed to provide even a shred of personal history or dating with your question. It is completely impossible to answer. ...Read more

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What are signs of early labor and when is to early?

What are signs of early labor and when is to early?

Short light contract: Early signs of labor may have short mild contractions. As labor progresses more intense contractions with shorter intervals between contractions. ...Read more

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Almost 40weeks but no labor yet, discharges, yes.. whats happening?

Almost 40weeks but no labor yet, discharges, yes.. whats happening?

Not labor: Discharge is not sign of labor but a watery discharge in larger amounts is water breaking. Some women go over 40 weeks which is normal but annoying! Good luck! ...Read more

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What is transition in labor?

What is transition in labor?

Transition: The last part of active labor – when your cervix dilates from 8 to a full 10 centimeters – is called the transition period because it marks the shift to the second stage of labor. ...Read more

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How to breathe during labor?

How to breathe during labor?

Breathe: Contractions last 30-45 seconds roughly and the worst part is the top 5 seconds... In through your nose out through your mouth... Slowly :). ...Read more

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Large Baby (Definition)

A large baby or large for gestational age baby is a baby whose weight is greater than 95% of babies born at ...Read more