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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pregnancy (Overview)

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 as a "post-term pregnancy."


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Why would I have pregnancy symptoms with three negative h.P. T results?

Why would I have pregnancy symptoms with three negative h.P. T results?

Like what?: Are you referring to nausea, cravings, fatigue, euphoria? Several other conditions could mimic pregnancy (viral syndromes, psychological strain). See your gynecologist for a more personalized advice. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Overview)

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 as a "post-term pregnancy."


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Is azit p 500 safe to have during pregnancy. .as m 7 mnths pregnant. .

Is azit p 500 safe to have during pregnancy. .as m 7 mnths pregnant. .

Azithromycin: Azithromycin 500mg is safe to use at 7 months gestation. It is an antibiotic. Were you sick in any other way? All the best. ...Read more

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Managing Gestational Diabetes (Checklist)

Attend a diabetic counseling and nutrition class
Once
Ask about fetal monitoring and biophysical profiles
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Symtoms of pregnancy?

Symtoms of pregnancy?

Sore boobs, morning: Nausea and possible vomiting, sore abdomen at times. Feeling mentally different. ...Read more

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What causes pregnancy?

What causes pregnancy?

Sperm + egg = preg: Pregnancy occurs when sperm from a man's penis reaches an egg released from a woman's ovary and fertillizes it. This occurs during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Symptons of pregnancy?

Symptons of pregnancy?

Variable, see below: Slight bleeding, milky discharge, tingling in breasts, tiredness, frequent urination, missed period, morning sickness etc. See this site for more information. You may wish to do a home pregnancy test about a week after the missed period.
http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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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

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Real pregnancy symptoms?

Real pregnancy symptoms?

Several: There are several early signs of pregnancy including nausea +/- vomiting, breast tenderness, food cravings or aversions, tiredness, and increased urination. ...Read more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
once
Do not dig into the corners when you cut your nails
once
Avoid harsh chemicals
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Is sex safe in pregnancy?

Is sex safe in pregnancy?

Normally yes: The exception is when there is vaginal bleeding or if there is any suspicion of fluid leaking from the bag of waters. ...Read more

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How to get pregnancy fast?

How to get pregnancy fast?

No dollar stores: I would not rely on a dollar store pregnancy test. Some things in dollar stores are fine, but many things there are simply garbage. This has been shown in consumer reports numerous times. ...Read more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
Daily
Dry well between your toes after you bathe
Once
Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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2month pregnancy symptoms?

2month pregnancy symptoms?

Symptoms can be:: Heartburn, indigestion, abdominal bloating, increased faltulence (gas), constipation, swelling of hands and feet. There are more symptoms and it can vary from one woman to another. Sometimes, pre-pregnancy conditions may worsen like ance, depression or hypertension. In some women ance may actually improve. There are several websites and applications you can download to track your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Tell me diet in pregnancy?

Tell me diet in pregnancy?

Good healthy diet: A good healthy balanced diet combined with appropriate exercise. Talk w/your doctor and see a good registered dietitian. There should be some slow and steady weight gain during pregnancy that's natural. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
Daily
Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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What is "ri" in pregnancy?

What is "ri" in pregnancy?

RI=Resistive-Index: This is an ultrasound measurement. Resistance to blood flow gradually drops during gestation. An abnormally high resistance can persist in pre-eclampsia and growth restriction. If resistance is low, there is a ...Read more

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What is pregnancy planning?

What is pregnancy planning?

Thinking about it: Pregnancy planning is a conscious thinking about when a couple wants to get pregnant and preparing for it by consulting with a gynecologist or other qualified provider who can be sure that the healthiest possible situation exists before conception occurs. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
Once
Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
Once
Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
Once
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The Earliest signs of pregnancy?

The Earliest signs of pregnancy?

Pregnant?: Ironically, the earliest signs of pregnancy are not unlike pms. Symptoms include breast or nipple tenderness, bloating, cramps, and fatigue. Nausea, or morning sickness, doesn't start until about week six! ...Read more

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Can I exercise in pregnancy?

Can I exercise in pregnancy?

Yes.: Absolutely yes! You can do whatever exercise you were oing priro to preganncy. You just don't want to escalate your activity or start something new. You should maintain your heartrate at 80% of your maximum. To calculate your max heartrate take 220 -age ; this number x .8 should be 80% of your maximum. Of course activities with potential abdominal trauma should be avoided- kickboxing, water skiing. ...Read more

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What are pregnancy symptoms?

Lots: Missed period, light cramping, breast tenderness, frequent urination, tiredness, nausea to start with. ...Read more

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The Earliest pregnancy symptoms?

SXS of pregnancy: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Improving Mental Health (Checklist)

Do some form of vigorous exercise everyday
Once
Maintain perfect sleep hygiene
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Accomplish a task daily, no matter how small
Once
Have contact with a friend daily, even if by text or email
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What are signs of pregnancy.

Several: The most common are a missed period, nausea with or without vomiting (morning sickness), breast fullness or tenderness, fatigue....... ...Read more

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What are pregnancy symptoms?

Sxs: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. Take a hpt to know. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
Once
Be aware of medications that could interfere with your birth control
Once
Use barrier protection to prevent sexually transmitted diseases
Once