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Doctor insights on: Pregnancy Aches And Pains Third Trimester

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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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Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Needs evaluation: Third trimester bleeding is very abnormal. This should be evaluated emergently in labor and delivery. Go to the hospital. ...Read more

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Sharp vaginal pains during third trimester, what is stretching and what is prelabor?

Sharp vaginal pains during third trimester, what is stretching and what is prelabor?

ASK YOU OB NOW !!!!: You should be directing that question to your OB doctor as they should be on call or have some one covering for them 24/7 as they know you and if there is any question of premature labor then you need to go to the labor room to rule it out and make sure nothing else strange is going on - so call your OB right now as it is not normal to have sharp pains ! ...Read more

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Third trimester pregnancy questions?

Third trimester pregnancy questions?

What are they?: Do you mean what questions should you be asking when you are in your 3rd trimester? I.E. What should you expect during this time period? How is the body changing? When to epxect contractions? What r signs/symptoms of labor? Should you change diet/activities? Can u still have relations? What medicine u can/cannot take if ill? There r many more. I am not sure if u mean such as these. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bleeding during the third trimester of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have bleeding during the third trimester of pregnancy?

No: Bleeding is not normal in pregnancy unless it is associated with labor. If you are bleeding, you need to see your doc ASAP. If it is more than just pink-tinged discharge or spotting after intercourse, its best to go to the hospital or your provider for an evaluation. This is especially true if you are also cramping. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Only by dr rx: Only if your OB has stated you need it, otherwise stay away from any drugs, supplements, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get some sleep during your third trimester of pregnancy?

What is the best way to get some sleep during your third trimester of pregnancy?

Sleep issues: Let's be realistic. I don't think anything would be entirely helpful, but...Try to go to bed at the same time. Make sure your bed is comfortable. Try not to fill your stomach before bedtime as women tend to have heartburn and reflux in late pregnancy. A warm relaxing bath may help. Gentle back rub may be relaxing. Sometimes you may need take occasional medication such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if insomnia bad. ...Read more

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Aches (Definition)

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