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My baby is not moving as much at 39wk as earlier. Is that normal?

My baby is not moving as much at 39wk as earlier. Is that normal?

Call OB doc ASAP: As pregnancy progresses and nearing the end of pregnancy, there is less room for a baby to move, but if the decrease in activities is sudden, this is concerning. So, i would call your OB doc asap for instruction or go to er if you cannot get in touch with the doc... Best of luck. ...Read more

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If baby head is lower than cervix does that mean baby is coming soon or not at all ?

If baby head is lower than cervix does that mean baby is coming soon or not at all ?

The baby's head: won't be below the cervix until it starts its passage through the birth canal. Strictly speaking, that means the pushing stage of labor has started. Perhaps you misunderstood the info you were given since this doesn't happen until you're well into labor. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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When a fetus is not growing yet the yolk sac is normal as well as uterus what is the condition?

When a fetus is not growing yet the yolk sac is normal as well as uterus what is the condition?

Yolk sac: The yolk sac is only part of the conception. The fetus must continue to develop and grow to become a normal person. With no growth of the fetus and no development this sounds like an early miscarriage. ...Read more

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My nephew is 6 months.His neck is not much stronger as usually baby of his age have.always needs support.is it abnormal?

My nephew is 6 months.His neck is not much stronger as usually baby of his age have.always needs support.is it abnormal?

Neck Control: Poor neck control could be a sign of developmental or other problems in a child. The pediatrician can tell if the child has an appropriate neck control for age and refer if concerned. ...Read more

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Is there a position that's better to sleep in while in early preg, that is better for baby, or does it not matter?

Is there a position that's better to sleep in while in early preg, that is better for baby, or does it not matter?

Sleep: Your body will move to whatever position it wants to while you are asleep. Later in pregnancy most women lie on there side, but again, during your sleep cycles your body may move and flip from side to side. Don't over think things this early. ...Read more

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My baby is 2 days old and still at the hospital cuz his sugar is to low why could that be u feed him as much as possible bit not helping?

My baby is 2 days old and still at the hospital cuz his sugar is to low why could that be u feed him as much as possible bit not helping?

Neonatal low sugar: It sounds to me like a low blood sugar due to the baby being used to high blood sugar before birth from gestational diabetes. Did you have gestational diabetes? It can cause problems temporarily, but should get better. ...Read more

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Is it a sign of early labor that your fetus will move/kick for 2 minutes straight when it normally doesn't move that often?

Is it a sign of early labor that your fetus will move/kick for 2 minutes straight when it normally doesn't move that often?

No: This is more likely simply a positional change of the baby so that you are feeling the usual movements more intensely. If anything, the baby will move a little less when labor is beginning. ...Read more

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If my baby is small and not growing much at 15 weeks is that a bad sign?

If my baby is small and not growing much at 15 weeks is that a bad sign?

It could be: Failure to grow/thrive is more worrisome than just having a small baby. Some babies are born small especially if the mom is small. What is more important is that the baby is growing, so if the growth seems stalled, your pediatrician needs to find out why. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be getting a lot of movement everday at 4 months of pregnancy? And does it mean that the baby is healthy?

Is it normal to be getting a lot of movement everday at 4 months of pregnancy? And does it mean that the baby is healthy?

Baby moving: During the 4th month of pregnancy (from 16-20 weeks) it's the most common time for women to start feeling the baby move. Sometimes it can be a lot everyday. More often it's more subtle and less often at this stage but it depends on the sensitivity of the mother. Babies at this stage of pregnancy have a lot of room to move. Check with your OB doctor to be sure baby is healthy. ...Read more

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My baby is big but my plasma glucose test is normal as well as the others. Why?

My baby is big but my plasma glucose test is normal as well as the others. Why?

Large for gestationa: The mother has a large for gestational age infant. This is sometimes due to gestational diabetes. At times it is because of maternal overweight or the development of gestational diabetes in the future pregnancies. Even if the mother has normal fasting glucose, she should have glucose tolerance test and hemoglobin A1c to confirm that she does not have type 2 or gestatational diabetes. ...Read more

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When does the starte reflex stop being so strong in babies? Is it concerning in a 9 week old? He does it and wakes hisself crying as well as awake.

When does the starte reflex stop being so strong in babies? Is it concerning in a 9 week old? He does it and wakes hisself crying as well as awake.

Normal: I see it strong up to 3 months awake and 4 months asleep. It begins to fade as babies nervous system begins to mature. The kids are often a bit unhappy when these involuntary movements happen, but they are normal. ...Read more

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Wife is 15 weeks preg. Having stress at work and we are moving soon with our busy 2-yr old; is healthy otherwise. Is all this unhealthy for the fetus?

Wife is 15 weeks preg. Having stress at work and we are moving soon with our busy 2-yr old; is healthy otherwise. Is all this unhealthy for the fetus?

Reduce stress.: Stress during pregnancy is not a good idea. Help her relax as much as possible and make sure she does not lift anything heavier than 10 lbs, while maintaining good hydration, diet and rest periods. ...Read more

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How come some babies giggle more than others? My baby is 6 months and is always smiling and babbling but giggling .. Not so much.. Is this normal?

How come some babies giggle more than others? My baby is 6 months and is always smiling and babbling but giggling .. Not so much.. Is this normal?

She may just have: A quiet temperament. She should be able to laugh out loud, blow "raspberries" (" bronx cheer"), fake a cough, & babble strings of consonant-vowel sounds. Look for reciprocal social communication (mimicking your sounds while you're looking at each other), raising her arms to be picked up, the ability to learn behaviors, & stranger anxiety.See the healthy child section at aap.Org. Or firstsigns.Org. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to see a baby im 5 weeks along and only say the sac?

Is it normal not to see a baby im 5 weeks along and only say the sac?

Yes: At this stage only seeing the sac is normal. Once the sac reaches 15mm, one would expect a fetal pole. This will be another week or 2. That is why most offices do not ultrasound before 8 weeks. ...Read more