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My Pregnancy 11 Weeks
Im 11 weeks and was told i was showing sign of preeclampsia. Is this possible this early? I went to the doctors recently for a check up on my pregnancy. Im 11 weeks now and having major concerns about my health. I was diagnosed with sinus arrhythmia and w
Hello. : Hello. My understanding is that preeclampsia is defined as the new onset of elevated blood pressure and protein in the urine after 20 weeks of gestation. It often develops during the second half of a pregnancy or up to 6 weeks after the birth. It may be detected through blood pressure elevation and evaluation of blood/urine in the early stages. If you feel that nurse is being less than professional and the doctor is not willing to address it; you can talk to the medical facility's patient contact representative who is there to assist with this type of situation. I am sorry, i don't have a recommendatio for the urine sample problem. Congratulations on your pregnancy. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
AFI at 30 weeks: An afi of 12. Is a little low for 30 weeks gestation. Remember that amniotic fluid is fetal urine. If you repeat the same test in 2-4 hours, it may be higher. In any case, you need another biophysical profile in 2 weeks. Were you complaining of decreased fetal movement? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy itself: Sometimes pregnant women are nauseous during the first trimester and simply have no appetite normally. Encourage you to have a light meal anyway at supper such as a salad or soup to prevent inadequate nutrition to the developing fetus. The 2nd trimester beckons soon, and the appetite resumes with "pickles and ice cream".(smile0 ...Read more
Exactly what it says: This sounds like a comment made on an ultrasound report. They are trying to determine where it is and whether it looks normal. However, the placenta is not very developed at 11 weeks and is usually not "well defined" or visualized by ultrasound. So this is a pretty expected statement that has little or no meaning at this time in pregnancy. ...Read more
Im 11.5 weeks preg & nothing about my breasts have changed (size) I heard the hb today could this be a sign my pregnancy is not progressing properly?
Post operative care: Bleeding after surgery is not expected, however it does occur and is a risk for every surgical procedure. Restarting your menstrual cycle is a separate issue and very important. Okay to check in with your primary doc about contraception and menstrual cycle. At this point, your surgical recovery is over and in the normal range. Good luck. ...Read more
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