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My 1st pregnancy at 28 weeks i was effaced 90% 3/4 dilated put on bed rest. With this 2nd pregnancy will i be dilated faster and have the baby early?

My 1st pregnancy at 28 weeks i was effaced 90% 3/4 dilated put on bed rest. With this 2nd pregnancy will i be dilated faster and have the baby early?

Preterm birth: No you won't dilate faster with another pregnancy. If you delivered prematurely, you most likely will be counseled that use of a Progesterone injection given weekly will decrease your risk of another premature delivery. Bed rest doesn't prevent a premature delivery. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Does the seventh month of pregnancy start at 27 or 28 weeks?

Does the seventh month of pregnancy start at 27 or 28 weeks?

About 28 weeks: The easiest way to figure out how many months you are is to count backwards from your due date which is of course 9 completed months. 4 weeks is a little less than one month and so 40 weeks = 9 months. ...Read more

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Hi there I want plan my pregnancy after 3 months and i lost my first baby last year because of suddenly stopped heartbeats when i was 28 weeks prego?

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I want plan my pregnancy after 3 months and i lost my first baby last year because of suddenly stopped heartbeats when i was 28 weeks prego?

Miscarriage: If you are asking about another pregnancy, you can start planning now. Previous miscarriage, will not affect future ability to deliver a healthy baby. Please consult your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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Can a fetus's head face down in 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Can a fetus's head face down in 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Yes: At 28 weeks, a woman is in her last trimester, the fetus can definitely begin to position itself for a vertex or head first delivery. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and I'm planing to travel to maldives island I will be 28 weeks of pregnancy by plane and also fast boat,, I want to know is it risky ??

I'm pregnant and I'm planing to travel to maldives island I will be 28 weeks of pregnancy by plane and also fast boat,, I want to know is it risky ??

No: Commercial air and boat travel during pregnancy is considered safe for women who have healthy pregnancies. Still, it's best to check with your Ob. If your pregnancy is considered high risk or you're at risk of preterm labor, your Ob might restrict travel. 28 weeks is a time when the risk of pre-term labor is low, so you are probably safe. Sounds like a wonderful trip! Have a great time! ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks pregnant had my fingered pricked showed a reading of 9.5. I was 11.8 at beginning if pregnancy. Is this a norm drop? Very concerned.

I'm 28 weeks pregnant had my fingered pricked showed a reading of 9.5. I was 11.8 at beginning if pregnancy. Is this a norm drop? Very concerned.

Yes: It's normal in pregnancy for your hemoglobin to drop. This isn't so much that you don't have enough red blood cells, but rather you have increased water in your blood stream that dilutes the red blood cells. Best is to eat dark green vegetables and meat if you can to increase your iron intake. If not able to do with diet alone, consider an over the counter iron supplement in addition to vitamin. ...Read more