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Pregnancy At 18 Weeks
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
Interesting: At 18 weeks after the last normal period, a pregnancy is almost halfway along. It's the time to schedule a targeted ultrasound. Also it is the point to ask about risk factors and learn what to expect. At each visit OB will assess if diet and weight gain are appropriate. Fetal movement should be felt often by this point. If you have a specific questions, please ask so we can answer. ...Read more
What is the hcg level at 18 wks? If ever abortion failed and pregnancy continues at 18 wks, wil hpt give a positive?
2 negative pregnancy tests at clinic.Spotted for the first time today.7 weeks. Pregnancy chances ?
Not pregnant: If two correctly done pregnancy test are both negative today, then the woman is not pregnant as of about 10 days ago. If she ovulated and conceived since that time, she could be becoming pregnant (today's test would be too early to show that). One can wait for the next menstrual period, and retest if that one is missed by a few days to a week. ...Read more
How soon after birth can you get pregnant again? Formula fed, 1st period at 3 weeks, had sex 3 times at 5 weeks. Chance of pregnancy? More fertile?
Can't Measure: We do not measure gestational sac size at 18 weeks. Routine measurements at 18 weeks are biparietal diameter (bpd) head circumference (hc), abdominal circumference (ac), and femur length (fl). Gestational sac size is not measured after 9 weeks when it averages about 33mms. Typically, the size of the pregnant uterus should be about an inch below the umbilicus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
8 weeks pregnant & on prometrium (micronized progesterone) due to vaginal bleeding at 4 weeks. Heartbeat at 6 weeks, another ultrasound scheduled next week. Miscarriage risk?
Slightly above norm: Bleeding during pregnancy does put you at slightly increased risk. Know, however, that 25% of women experience 1st trimester bleeding and the majority of those go on to have successful term pregnancies. Only time will tell. Best wishes and good luck with this pregnancy. ...Read more
Not necessarily: The use of the HCG value is not a good way to establish the gestational age because there is a wide range and variation in what could be considered normal. ...Read more
Hcg blood test levels less than 1. Test taken 9 weeks after last sexual contact. Any chance of ectopic pregnancy at all?
Does the chance of miscarriage decrease at 8 weeks (6 weeks past conception) or only at 12 weeks?
Yes: A large portion of abnormal pregnancies will miscarry or stop growing by 8 weeks. Many of the rest will be lost by 12 weeks. ...Read more
Nausea most common: 2 weeks after ivf would make you 4 weeks pregnant. So nausea is the most common symptom. In general you should not feel anything still from the ivf with 2 exceptions. Some women can still have enlarged ovaries which can cause discomfort. And some women can be overstimulated which can cause bloating. But in general you should feel like a normal early pregnant women with some aches and pains. ...Read more
This is the second: trimester. "Approximately 1 to 5 percent of pregnancies are lost at 13 to 19 weeks' gestation" per http://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/p1341.html ...Read more
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