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I'm 36 weeks and have an oblique lying baby. Will he move or will this affect my birth?

I'm 36 weeks and have an oblique lying baby. Will he move or will this affect my birth?

Oblique Lie at 36 wk: An oblique lie (assuming this is head-down oblique) will convert to a longitudinal lie (head-down, cephalic, or "normal") 99% of the time by the time of labor. About 1% of the time, the baby may convert to a transverse lie. Obviously a transverse lie is not compatible with vaginal delivery, which would affect the birth. ...Read more

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Can babies get seizures while in utero? Will that continue affecting them once they're born? 27w pregnant, baby makes erratic movements/twitches.

Can babies get seizures while in utero? Will that continue affecting them once they're born? 27w pregnant, baby makes erratic movements/twitches.

Usually not: What you are probably feeling are random movements from the baby, or possibly hiccups. Both are very common and normal. ...Read more

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Does crying hurt the baby during pregnancy? Can the baby feel when I'm upset? Does crying effect the baby growth or effect the baby an Any way?

Does crying hurt the baby during pregnancy? Can the baby feel when I'm upset? Does crying effect the baby growth or effect the baby an Any way?

No: Your emotions don't have any overt affect on the baby other than the fact that when you're sad a lot you may not feel like eating properly. Pregnancy is a very emotional time for most women. A good cry can be helpful as well in letting out some of that emotion and stress. ...Read more

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Will my pain medication after birth affect my babies feeding?

Will my pain medication after birth affect my babies feeding?

Depends: Most prescribed or recommended by an experienced OB will have little effect on baby. Even those with some hydrocodone will not pass into the milk in enough quantity to bother baby if used cautiously.Some sedation would be expected if you use the maximum amount prescribed. I've seen one baby admitted for low body temperature and weakness when hydrocodone containing med was taken every 4 hr. ...Read more

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Will getting the implanon fitted affect my unborn baby?

Will getting the implanon fitted affect my unborn baby?

Yes: U cannot get the Implanon fitted while you are preg, no doctor will fit one if the doc knows u are pregnant 6-8 weeks after u have delivered it can be inserted. ...Read more

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At how many weeks does the baby turn into birth position?

At how many weeks does the baby turn into birth position?

Depends: On amount of fluid, gravida, weeks ofgestation. Commonly it head or breech engages hrs before normal delivery. ...Read more

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How long does relaxin hormone affect the body for after birth ? How long until muscles tighten (not pelvis. I mean areas affected unrelated to birth)

How long does relaxin hormone affect the body for after birth ? How long until muscles tighten (not pelvis. I mean areas affected unrelated to birth)

Relaxing hormone: You MUST make an appointment to see a Gynecologist!! PS: At age 2 my brother was called for military duty and the team laughed.. 6 months later my mother took me up north to be with her sister. My aunt was downstairs for about 3 hours so she looked for the doctor. She was drunk. My aunt found me is a draw. I'm still alive 72 years later!! ...Read more

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Lip augmentation or meds affect the un born baby?

Lip augmentation or meds affect the un born baby?

Yes: Anything you put in your body (medicines, foods, herbs and supplements, etc) can potentially effect an unborn child. Every medicine has been assigned a pregnancy class that reflects the relative risk of that medicine. Your doctor can review the individual medicines you're on, and the supplements etc. That you take, to evaluate the risk vs. Benefit of each of those substances. ...Read more

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Does kneeling on the floor help your baby get into vertex fetal position?

Does kneeling on the floor help your baby get into vertex fetal position?

Kneeling position: The knee chest position (with the pelvis higher than the head) may help your baby turn around. And come head first. ...Read more

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Will having an epidural effect my delivery? Will the epidural slow down my birth or speed it up?

Will having an epidural effect my delivery? Will the epidural slow down my birth or speed it up?

Yes and No!: It will almost certainly make for a more comfortable labor experience; less pain, fewer stress hormones circulating around your body..And that of your baby...Less chance of poor oxygenation to your baby because of the stress of pain. Recent research has not supported the belief that epidurals slow down the course of labor. ...Read more

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Will it affect my 6mth old baby development when he sleeps in d baby carrier for 1-2 hr. Upright position. Will it be too straining on the neck?

Will it affect my 6mth old baby development when he sleeps in d baby carrier for 1-2 hr. Upright position. Will it be too straining on the neck?

No; should be ok: A baby is very flexible, so sleeping 1-2 hours in a baby carrier is no problem, if he is buckled in a good position. Babies who frequently go on long commutes or vacation trips will spend many hours riding in car seats. They don't seem to get neck problems from the car rides. ...Read more

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If mother cry does it affect baby in the womb?

If mother cry does it affect baby in the womb?

No: Many pregnant women have a wide range of emotional swings while pregnant and crying me be a part of that. Its fine, no need to worry. ...Read more

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How will placental abruption affect my health going forward?

How will placental abruption affect my health going forward?

Not much: As long as you are not a smoker, have a chronic respiratory illness such as asthma there usually is not an issue with subsequent pregnancies. In the non-pregnant state, no impact on your future health as long as the abruption was properly treated. ...Read more

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Can methadone cause my unborn baby to have less movement while in the womb ?

Can methadone cause my unborn baby to have less movement while in the womb ?

Yes: Almost any medication passes through the placenta and into the baby. Methadone is an opiate, and a major side effects is sedation. It can make you and your baby less active, lethargic, and many other side effects. Does your OB know you are on maethadone? ...Read more

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If till 35 or 36 wk of pregnancy baby is in breech position. Can baby still change its position. Can verginial delivery possible in breech babies?

If till 35 or 36 wk of pregnancy baby is in breech position. Can baby  still  change its position. Can verginial delivery possible in breech  babies?

Breech presentation: At 35-36 weeks there is still time for your baby to flip and become cephalic (head first). However after 38 weeks or so, it is very unlikely that your baby will flip. If your baby is breech at that time, a c-section is usually scheduled. ...Read more

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Does having Short gut syndrome affect my ability to get pregnant? What are the risks i put my baby in?

Does having Short gut syndrome affect my ability to get pregnant? What are the risks i put my baby in?

No: It should not affect your ability to become pregnant as long as your health is maintained. It will be important that you are receiving the recommended supplements, so they can be provided to the developing baby. All the best. ...Read more