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How could multiple pregnancies be prevented in assisted reproduction?

How could multiple pregnancies be prevented in assisted reproduction?

Diligence: There are several ways to minimize multiple pregnancies with fertility drugs. Use of the lowest dose possible is helpful in minimizing the risk as this reduces the number of eggs produced by your ovaries. Monitoring egg development with ultrsonography and avoiding pregnancy in cycles with high egg production is also helpful. All fertility drugs will increase your chances of multiple pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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Had my mirena (levonorgestrel) removed 2yrs or so ago nd recently suffered chemical pregnancy, is there a prob wit my reproduction system?

Had my mirena (levonorgestrel) removed 2yrs or so ago nd recently suffered chemical pregnancy, is there a prob wit my reproduction system?

Chemical pregnancy: It is unlikely that there is anything wrong with your reproductive system, as long as you haven't had a previous std. My advice is to keep trying. Admittedly if you've been trying for 2 years then you should see a reproductive endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Managing Gestational Diabetes (Checklist)

Attend a diabetic counseling and nutrition class
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Ask about fetal monitoring and biophysical profiles
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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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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

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Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Find & treat cause. ...Read more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when cutting nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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Diastasis rectus from pregnancy (10 months p.partum) is it worth spending time on planking and other core exercises? Will they help with core at all?

Diastasis rectus from pregnancy (10 months p.partum) is it worth spending time on planking and other core exercises?  Will they help with core at all?

Exercise may help: Abdominal and core exercises may help to strenghten the abdominal muscles and as a result may improve diastasis recti. This is not an hernia as there is no defect in the rectus fascia, hence there is no risk of bowel herniation or strangulation. If it persists despite exercises and interferes with your daily activities then you may consider surgical plication of the rectus muscles to each other. ...Read more