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Organ Displacement During Pregnancy
Do you mean right?: The appendix located on the right side is commonly known to be displaced upward with pregnancy--at times at a mid abdominal position. The left side has the stomach and spleen . The stomach is slightly displaced upward by the gravid uterus. The spleen's position is not dramatically affected by 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
I heard that getting a dental X-ray without a shield during thefirst 8 weeks of pregnancy can cause organ problems to the baby. Is it true? I am worried about mine.
Be Careful: It is always wise to shield vital organs whenever you are having dental xrays taken. When you are pregnant it is advisable to double shield your abdonem. That means placing one shield from neck to knees and another shield across your abdomen. The risk is small, but it is not worth taking a chance of having the radiation causing changes in any rapidly growing cells (the fetus). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brain: The first organ system is the circulatory system and the first major organ to develop is the brain. ...Read more
I plan to donate a kidney to someone this year but I also plan on becoming pregnant within a year. Could a missing organ effect pregnancy or unborn?
Depend...: If the remaining kidney is healthy, it could be okay. But, it is hard to say because the course of pregnancy may be unpredictable though rare to be a concern. For more general & specific individual details, please ask the team of renal transplant. Best wish to health and family... ...Read more
I have a 7 month old and found out i'm pregnant again. Can i continue to breast feed/pump during pregnancy?
Yes: While it is safe to breast feed you might consider monitoring the cues of your present baby to see if you can wean after a yr & before the new baby comes along.Continued nurturing time with alternate feeds & increasing table feeds may help this. Be mindful that the newborn will need the feeds more & continuing to bf the older kid sets up a displacement issue you may want to avoid. ...Read more
Be smart: In the absence of medical or OB complications, pregnant women should continue to exercise at a moderate level for 30 minutes a day most days of the week. Speak with your doctor if you are unsure if exercise is safe for you. Knowing when to stop (vaginal bleeding, chest pain, shortness of breath) and avoiding high risk exercises (scuba diving, high risk of falls, contact sports) is important too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am already heavy but I don't wanna gain to much during my pregnancy what type of exercise should I do while I aam pregnant?
Great question!: By far the best exercise you can do is walking! make sure you have a comfortable pair of shoes! and take nice slow walks...Great for the circulation; and low impact. You might also try using an elliptical machine; as this is also low impact on your joints, just do it slowly and you'll get a great work-out. Yoga is another great thing to study while pregnant; very relaxing. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's in the pills?: Ginger is ok. But what is in the pills besides ginger? Not all companies take care to test or include ingredients considered safe for pregnancy. Even prescription pills can be counterfeit and include lead paint, floor wax, other toxins. Before taking new OTC pills, do searches for information about the company that makes them, show the bottle to your pharmacist or doctor, even check otis, reprotox. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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