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My 1st Baby
Year ago I had my 1st baby periods were normal for a long while and starting in July to now I've missed 6 months with no period. Why?
Amenorrhea: Either you are pregnant again, or your hormones have gone awry. See your OB/GYN asap! ...Read more
After I had my 1st baby my periods were normal then months later I started skipping 2-3 months and now it's going on 5-6 months. Why? TTC!
Ovulation: If you're breast feeding this is common. If not its still common to have some mild ovulation dysfunction post partum. See your OB/GYN for an evaluation. The treatment may include a provera (medroxyprogesterone) withdrawal and possible use of a birth control pill to regulate you. You workup needs to include a prolactin level and TSH and HCG. ...Read more
I'm 26 years old and married for 4 yrs. I want to concieve my 1st baby after more 2 years. My question is which age is the best to concieve 1st baby?
When to get Pregnant: There is no right answer to this. Medicine does not have an opinion. We do know, however that after 35 the pregnancies have more complications. ...Read more
I'm 27 yrs female, planning for my 1st baby. Given cimetidine tab for acid reflux for 10 days. Any side effects? Pls advise.
Why do I get chest pain in the left side EVERY TIME i get trapped wind ever since I had my 1st baby (5 years) it goes away as soon as I fart. Common?
How do we know which baby will be suffered from hgb e/beta thal disease? Any chances about my 1st baby?Bcoz we are e trait and beta thalassemia couple
It's random: Each time you conceive a child, a random assortment of genes from each parent goes into making up junior's genome. This is basic biology but still often needs to be reviewed. It's good for folks with any thal variant to take enough folate, (folic acid) but you should be taking that iron if and only if you are actually iron deficient or clearly need to supplement. Glad you're learning and proactive. Good luck. ...Read more
My 1st baby had prs with only microganthia small chin & cleft palate. He is ok now. We want other baby. Is it going to be in 2nd pregnwcy as well?
No guarantee : Ask your pediatrician and even maybe a geneticist if there is something generic that caused the cleft. ...Read more
Should I be concerned if my Hcg level was 367 and I had some spotting? haven't had a period from bf my 1st baby so not sure how far along
Somewhat: Spotting during early pregnancy is always somewhat concerning, since it might be the first sign of miscarriage. However, many women with normal pregnancies may spot. Within a week, your hcg should be over 1000, and then you'll be able to know if everything is OK by ultrasound. ...Read more
Congenital heart decease can contagious? My 1st baby died he was sufferd that kind of decease. Now can possible to transmissible to my 2nd baby?
I'm 31 years old and 8 weeks pregnant with my 1st baby. I've been bleeding now for 4 weeks. Tests & ultrasound look good. Why is this happening?
Im 29 weeks pregnant, fetus too small?(2 lbs.) should I be worried? My 1st baby only weigh 5lb.10oz at 36 weeks?
Depends: There are two types of small babies. Some babies are constitutionally small because their parents are smaller people. If you had a previous small baby then maybe that is your situation again. Other times babies are small because there's a problem with the placenta. Sometimes this can be due to conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes your doctor knows best how concerning the smallness. ...Read more
I had my 1st baby then about 6 weeks later had unprotected sex, i went to the toilet straight away. Can i be pregnant now ? I had a period 2-3 days l8r
If my 2nd baby got pneumonia and she breastfeed at my left breast, does my 1st baby will have it pneumonia too if he breastfeet on my right breast?
I've been having cramps lately but this don't feel like period cramps can it be a sign of pregnancy because I had the same thing with my 1st baby ?
Hard to tell...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
My menstral cycle wnt from 28dys to 32dys after my 1st baby, also had a mass removed from my right ovary.I'm wondering if that can affect my fertility?
Surgery may affect u: Going from a 28 to a 32 day cycle is not worrying. Any surgery on your ovaries, including removal of a cyst or other 'mass', may damage some healthy ovarian tissue containing follicles and eggs - so it can reduce your egg supply (ovarian reserve). Depending on your age see a rei specialist for an evaluation if ttc for a 2nd child for 6-12 months - up to a year if under 30, 6 months if 30 or over. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weird period after weaning, is it normal ? I had my 1st baby on 3 jan 2011, i combined breastfeeding with supplement formula and got my 1st period after 9 months on 3 oct 2011 which lasted for a month, then it started improving every month and on 23rd jan
Spotting : Spotting can occur when the hormones are in fluctuation, which yours most likely are. I am glad that you took a pregnancy test. If you still have concerns about pregnancy, please see our gynecologist and they could also perform a blood pregnancy test which is more accurate than a urine test. If you develop pain, bleeding, vomiting, or feel light-headed/faint then you would have to go to the emergency department. ...Read more
Im 37week pregnant and my stomach stays hard as a rock all day and it like a dull pain my baby is moving fine could this be labor? This is my 1st baby
Unlikely: What you are experiencing is almost certainly braxton-hicks contractions, sort of mild practice contractions common in late pregnancy. Check in with your doc or midwife to be safe, but when you are in real labor it should be obvious. For now, taking at least 400 mg of magnesium glycinate, taurate or citrate a day may help. See http://www.Babycenter.Com/0_braxton-hicks-contractions_156.Bc. ...Read more
Hi, I'm 36 weeks & 3 days pregnant with my 1st baby. I'm getting sharp pains in my vagina and shooting pains up right hand side, what is it?
Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more
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