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Pregnancy At 6 Weeks What To Expect
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
I have a fibroid and am experiencing low back pain & spotting in early pregnancy at 6 weeks - could the fibroid be the cause?
Should see doc ASAP: Although spotting is very common during early pregnancy, the associated back pain is concerning. If your fibroids normally cause you to have back pain with your period, this may also be so. But, if this is new, it is more concerning. I recommend getting checked out by your OB doc asap. Congrats on the pregnancy and good luck to you. ...Read more
Diagnose w/ectopic pregnancy at 6 weeks.levels @ 6,000 hcg. Why cant an ultrasound show an abnormality/sac in Fallopian tube at this stage?
-It'sWhat'sNotThere-: Because an ectopic can occur in lots of places other than just the fallopian tube. And the number of weeks and HCG levels, while helpful in general,don't always ad-up as hoped or expected. And because ultrasound may not be real sensitive at six weeks, and requires skill. I'm impressed that an ectopic is still in consideration. Most important is what's not seen at this point: anything in the uterus ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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A baby: With luck all will go well and you will deliver a normal, healthy baby. Follow the advice of your obstetrician as there are symptoms from this event but generally, despite the symptoms, it is a magnificent and amazing event in your life as you bring a new person into the world. ...Read more
Depends.: It depends on how you count. Most people tend to count a month as 4 weeks which is only true of February. Therefore, 6 months is longer than 24 weeks. Actually every 13 weeks is 3 months so 26 weeks should be 6 months. Hope this helps. ...Read more
That depends: Depending on what type of person your partner is will depend on how he acts. If he is a jerk, he will not be supportive or loving. Hopefully though, he will react with a loving, caring, supportive attitude and help with changing diapers, feedings, bathing, and provide overall support and love towards you and the new baby. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 weeks: One of the earliest signs of pregnancy is a missed menstrual cycle. By convention, once you miss your cycle you are approximately 4 weeks pregnant. Other symptoms include breast tenderness, fatigue, low energy, sleepiness, and at times nausea. As pregnancy progresses, these symptoms become more apparent. In some women this may be delayed, while others may not experience any. ...Read more
Week 1: What is called the first week of pregnancy occurs before the conception even occurs. The pregnancy count begins the first day of your last menstrual period – so you won’t feel different. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more
Web: There are very good websites for this general information on the web already. You can even sign up for weekly emails with "what to expect" on each particular week you are on. Good luck. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It will depend on the type of work you do and the type of birth you had. C-section patients will most likely need 6 weeks. Normal vaginal deliveries with no stitches and no complications can probably go back sooner. Talk to your doctor about this. I went back to work in 2 weeks after one of my kids. I DO NOT recommend this! ...Read more
Depends on variables: Depending on your health and progress to that point, your OB may consider you either well enough to travel or not.Many can. You will want to contact any airline you may plan to use because some have restrictions that you will need to understand and work with, but most would not consider 5-6 mo a problem if you had a doc's note. ...Read more
6x4=24: Yes. We use weeks not months. You are due b/w 37-40 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more
Blood test: A blood test is going to be more accurate than home urine pregnancy test. But it is certainly possible that your period is 6 days late due to other factors such as normal variation, stress, miscellaneous. Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
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