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I have already a kid one n half year old what should be my precautions in early pregnancy and could I lift up my one year son during pregnancy?

I have already a kid one n half year old what should be my precautions in early pregnancy and could I lift up my one year son during pregnancy?

Use Your Judgement: Moms have been having babies with toddlers in the house for all time. You can pick up your 1 year old but use caution. Avoid kicking and rough housing with him. Try to keep things as normal as possible for you and your toddler ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Early pregnancy, love to garden. Any precautions?

Early pregnancy, love to garden. Any precautions?

Saftey: There are many bacteria and parasites that reside in soil. Toxoplasma gondii is dangerous secondary to its ability to cross the placenta. If you continue to garden make sure you stay away from any animal feces as well as wear protective equipment to prevent punctures from roses and open wounds that might become exposed to soil. You will be able to garden and have a healthy baby, just be cautious. ...Read more

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During pregnancy 5th month slightly having back pain please advice and tell me the precautions?

During pregnancy 5th month slightly having back pain please advice and tell me the precautions?

Mostly normal: During second trimester of pregnancy slight back pain is normal. Pregnancy related weight gain, enlarged uterus put pressure over pelvic organs. Look for other associated symptoms such as radiation of pain to groin or lower extremity, dysuria or other signs of UTI. Be active & avoid bending forwards. If pain worsen or change in quality talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Fetus's tissue testing on D&C (8 weeks and 2nd early MC) showed turners syndrome in the feutus. Future pregnancy implications of this? Any precautions

Fetus's tissue testing on D&C (8 weeks and 2nd early MC) showed turners syndrome in the feutus. Future pregnancy implications of this? Any precautions

Generally no: In general, in each subsequent pregnancy, the chance of having another pregnancy affected by Turner syndrome would not be increased given that it occurs due to a random error in the splitting of chromosomes during the creation of sperm usually, though sometimes also the egg. Unlikely to recur in a first time case. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have intercourse during the pregnancy?I m currently going through second trimester(4 month)?Do we need to use proper precautions or not?

Is it safe to have intercourse during the pregnancy?I m currently going through second trimester(4 month)?Do we need to use proper precautions or not?

Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe to have sex when you are 4 months pregnant till you are full term, as long as the pregnancy is proceeding normally.Normal vaginal sex in all positions and oral sex are ok.Anal sex is not adviced due to chance of infections.With oral sex male partner has to be careful not to blow air in the vagina with these precaution sex is ok. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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