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Medicine For 23 Weeks Pregnant
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 had a water break at 23 weeks pregnancy did I commit any mistake? I had no infection but I feel guilty all the time? Is it due to carelessness?
Not your fault.: I do not know the whole story, but it would be highly unlikely that anything you might have done could have caused the premature membrane rupture. Before you try for pregnancy again, meet with a maternal fetal medicine specialists so they can review your story in detail. ...Read more
Are there any safe medicines for pregnant women to take (2nd trimester) for a cold with sinus headaches?
I am 23 weeks and 4 days pregnant with a girl. My cervix is 2, 6 cm. Should I worry and start taking progesterone related drugs? If yes which one is best?
See your doctor: Unfortunately you cannot be helped online, you need to be seen, examined and assessed by your obstetrician, you can't just self treat, your doctor would decide which line of therapy that suit your case, good luck ...Read more
I'm 23 weeks pregnant. Can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) multi-symptom cold medicine to help relieve my cold symptoms?
Better solution: Better to use an old fashion water bottle with either cold or hot water in it that way you avoid the risk of chemical exposure. A water bottle comes in very handy for babies and for orthopedic injuries later on. ...Read more
Depends on drug risk: It's always appropriate for an expectant couple to ask about diagnosis, possible treatments, drug risks vs benefits for the woman and fetus. In general physicians are comfortable prescribing medications that have been tested over a long period of time in pregnancy and shown to have no bad effects; such info is rare. So ask md/do to discuss and rph (pharmacist) to give package insert for any drug ...Read more
?: Restate your question as most if it got cut off. Best wishes! ...Read more
Usually: In general its ok to ride a mower as long as it doesn't make you have contractions. Just make sure you are well-hydrated, don't get too hot sunburned and it should be fine. Best wishes! ...Read more
How Many Hours?: Your question doesn't clarify how many hours you have gone with no perceptible movement from your baby. Significance of this observation begins to take on increasing levels of concern if it's been more than 12 hours. ...Read more
Discuss with: Your doctor, treatment options exist, but your doctor should discuss with you for best choices ...Read more
I'm 23 weeks pregnant and my baby moves a lot. Sometimes he won't move that much and I want to know if that's normal?
Babies Sleep: Yes. Of course it is normal. Movement is thought to be more active when the baby is not sleeping and less active when the baby is sleeping. ...Read more
I'm 23 weeks pregnant today and it's been a week since I haven't felt my baby kicked nor moved, should I be worried? Or is this normal?
Baby should be movin: Moving, please call your OB as it is easy to come in and listen to the htbeat or to do an ultrasound. ...Read more
23 weeks pregnant. Usually lots of kicks all day but last few days just few kicks every couple hours. Should I be concerned or is this normal?
Kick counts: Most women can feel fetal movements about 5 times per hour. Some will feel much more and some less. Each baby has its own pattern and moms will detect kicks differently. If you feel something has changed then it is prudent to follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 23 weeks and 4 days pregnant I cannot stop thinking about the affair I had about 25 weeks ago is there a possibilty he might be the father?
Simple calculation: Use a reverse due date calculator for free online and this will be easy for you to find out. Simply type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. ...Read more
I'm 21weeks pregnant and I took tramadol for almost a week will it hurt my baby? And will baby be ok if I stop taking it before I reach 23 weeks?
Monitoring: Elevation of blood pressure during pregnancy can cause increases in liver enzymes. Many things can affect liver enzymes including chronic medication use, alcohol intake, previous liver infection and elevations for unknown reasons. Your doctor will monitor these enzymes along with your blood pressure and check for significant protein excretion in the urine. Liver enzymes can't be treated. ...Read more
Date of conception: Estimating delivery dates and dates of conception is based on a regular 28 day ovulatory cycle. If your cycle is 28 days liong then you could have conceived anytime between February 27 and march 7, 2014. Impossible to say for absolute certainty if before March 4 or after ...Read more
Am 23 weeks 6 days pregnant. My baby's estimated weight is 621g.Is this an ideal weight or under weight?
Certainly fine: It is just an estimate. Just continue to get a good night sleep, eat healthy food 6 times a day to keep your blood sugar stable, relax and breathe and bring to your mind vividly positive experiences. In wintery weather you can do pretend skipping rope in the house as nice fun movement to keep your blood flowing. These things will optimize the growth of your baby. ...Read more
Iron & pregnancy: You should be on an iron supplement. ...Read more