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Doctor insights on: Normal Gestation Period For Humans

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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Which stage in human fertilisation/conception/pregnancy period does susceptibility to environmental factors that may contribute/cause defects start?

Which stage in human fertilisation/conception/pregnancy period does susceptibility to environmental factors that may contribute/cause defects start?

Before conception: The woman is born with all the eggs she will ever have and they mature over her lifetime until either released or lost.All exposure to chemicals/radiation/illnesses during a woman's life impact the egg quality.Once released to conception, the environmental influences on outcome are continuous.Some are time specific (thalidomide-5-7 wks) some are continuous (alcohol). ...Read more

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Is this normal? I have a longer period after pregnancy?

Is this normal? I have a longer period after pregnancy?

Your epriods can cha: Change after preg but fi they are longer i rec a workup by your gyn with blood work exam and ultrasound that is what I do with my pts in coral springs fl and then i know what to offer them to decrease the days or flow. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a females period to stop for 3 months for non-pregnancy reasons?

Is it normal for a females period to stop for 3 months for non-pregnancy reasons?

No that is not norma: You need an evaluation by your gyn as it could be due to many different causes, some minor , some not, please make an appt to see your gyn or a gyn. ...Read more

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Period 8 days late no other symptoms of pregnancy period normally irregular. what is the likely-hood of pregnancy?

Period 8 days late no other symptoms of pregnancy period normally irregular. what is the likely-hood of pregnancy?

Pregnant??: possibly if you are having sex - irregular menses make unprotected sex - complicated since you generally can't rely on the "lateness" of the period. I would wait a week and repeat the test if you still haven't gotten your period. Do you want to be pregnant?? if not you need to use some sort of birth control If you do - you normally ovulate on the 14 th day after you start your mense ...Read more

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I've been having pregnancy symptoms, but neg test &got period but super heavy then normal &been feeling like i'm going to passout. What is it ?

I've been having pregnancy symptoms, but neg test &got period but super heavy then normal &been feeling like i'm going to passout. What is it ?

See a physician : You are possibly anemic and volume depleted ( dehydrated). Near fainting episodes can be very dangerous. See your physician asap. ...Read more

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How normal is it for a woman to have pregnancy symptoms before having her period?

How normal is it for a woman to have pregnancy symptoms before having her period?

It isn't.: The reason is that the classic symptoms that one associates with pregnancy begin when the period is missed or there after. ...Read more

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Lost my pregnancy and bled normally 3 weeks later had 3 days scanty period I am trying again when can I take in?

Lost my pregnancy and bled normally 3 weeks later had 3 days scanty period I am trying again when can I take in?

At least 2 months : So sorry you went through that. After a miscarriage it is recommended to wait to conceive for at least 2 menstrual cycles to allow complete healing and hormonal balance. Good luck. ...Read more

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