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How rare is the hook effect in pregnancy or is it just a myth?

How rare is the hook effect in pregnancy or is it just a myth?

Not a myth: Any test using immunoassay technology can be subject to hook effect. If your doctor suspects hook effect for any test s/he can ask the lab to dilute the specimen. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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 lifting weights causes belly expansion like that of pregnancy ?Dont if it os a myth or fact

Does lifting weights causes belly expansion like that of pregnancy ?Dont if it os a myth or fact

No: Weightlifting does not cause a big belly. Working out with weights more likely gives one a more muscular, smaller belly. ...Read more

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Can you use vitamin C to end pregnancy? Or is it a myth

Can you use vitamin C to end pregnancy? Or is it a myth

Myth: It is a myth. Oral vitamin c is excreted in urine and serum concentration does not really increase if one takes doses larger than 1000 mg daily. ...Read more

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What are the major myths about how pregnancy can occur?

What are the major myths about how pregnancy can occur?

It is very simple: I am not sure what you mean by myths. Getting pregnant is a simple process - Anyone having sex may get pregnant. The most efficient way to do so is to have vaginal intercourse during the time of ovulation. If you do not want to be pregnant use condoms and birth control. ...Read more

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Pregnancy myths about the way you carry your baby predicts the sex? What are some myths and their actual truth?

Pregnancy myths about the way you carry your baby predicts the sex? What are some myths and their actual truth?

50/50: All of theses myths are right half if the time. :) if you want to know gender accurately ask the ultrasound technician. ...Read more

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My granddaughter is 6 myths pregnant and feels a heaviness in her uterus. Her first pregnancy, she had twins.

My granddaughter is 6 myths pregnant and feels a heaviness in her uterus. Her first pregnancy, she had twins.

Pregnancy: It can be normal to feel heaviness at times in uterus area at 6 mo. Is she having cramping or pain? Any fevers or vision issues? Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more

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Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Yes : Pregnant teenagers face different challenges. Medically speaking, they are at higher risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and increased infant mortality. They also have higher rates of depression and children with delayed cognitive abilities. This doesn't include the huge socioeconomic burden that teenage pregnancy brings to the table. ...Read more

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What causes complications in pregnancies?

What causes complications in pregnancies?

Many reasons: Complications in pregnancy can be from the pregnancy itself, such as placenta problems, amniotic fluid problems and problems with the baby's development. Other reasons might be medical complications related to diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus and many other medical conditions. Other reasons can be self imposed such as smoking drinking and using drugs. ...Read more

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Is it a myth that you don't while on ovulate on cd 14?

Is it a myth that you don't while on ovulate on cd 14?

Ovulate: Depends on the cycle length. Ovulation usually occurs 2 weeks before your period. ...Read more

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How to stop pregnancy ?

How to stop pregnancy ?

Celibacy: Benifeits of celibacy includes .Avoid getting hpv which can lead to cervical cancer, or even throat cancer contracted from oral sex. Reduce risk of other stds such as herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts reduce risk of unwanted pregnancy reduce risk of marrying someone solely because of an unwanted pregnancy. ...Read more