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Can bladder infections harm my unborn baby during pregnancy?

Can bladder infections harm my unborn baby during pregnancy?

Anything possible: But not likely. If the infection remains confined to the urinary tract there is little evidence that this will be harmful to the fetus. Get better and have a great baby. ...Read more

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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Third trimester pregnancy..Having sezure wil cause harm baby?

Third trimester pregnancy..Having sezure wil cause harm baby?

Depends on variables: The seizure does not effect baby directly but could do so indirectly.If the seizure affected the mom's blood oxygen content by dropping it for an extended period it could impair babies blood oxygen any other metabolic change could also be transferred, but such would require a prolonged event. Seizures that are brief and or do not impair mom's breathing seldome produce any problems. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea during pregnancy harmful to my baby?

Is diarrhea during pregnancy harmful to my baby?

Yes: Diarrhea can be harmful in 2 ways. If one gets dehydrated, one has lower blood pressure which decreases blood perfusion to the baby. Also, one can lose vital electrolytes with the diarrhea. One should use pedialyte as opposed to gatorade to replenish fluid and electrolyte losses. ...Read more

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Can pre-cum cause pregnancy?

Can pre-cum cause pregnancy?

Sperm: it takes but one sperm to fertilize an egg. There are plenty of sperm in the pre-ejaculatory se creations of the penis. Therefore, if the sperm got in the vagina you could get pregnant. In simple terms: penis + vagina - birth control = pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can stress cause preterm birth when your pregnant?

Can stress cause preterm birth when your pregnant?

Stress: There is some evidence that stress can contribute to preterm labor but as a single cause this would be unlikely. 1 in 10 pregnancies are preterm and the exact cause is not known. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Could scabies cause complications during pregnancy?

Could scabies cause complications during pregnancy?

Confirm diagnosis: Pregnant women with rashes should see an OB provider or dermatologist to get a diagnosis. There are some skin conditions that cause problems for the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Did smoking during pregnancy cause my baby to have meconium aspiration syndrome?

Did smoking during pregnancy cause my baby to have meconium aspiration syndrome?

Perhaps.: Smoking reduces your blood's capacity to carry oxygen to the placenta and fetus, therefore predisposing the baby to mas . I agree that mas is likely due to acute events, but chronic placental failure does not help.. ...Read more

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Are bed bugs any danger to a pregnant woman's fetus during early pregnancy?

Are bed bugs any danger to a pregnant woman's fetus during early pregnancy?

No, They don't lead : To fetal loss. Bed bug bites may cause no sx's except for 2 small points where skin was punctured. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions with a clear center. In cases of hypersensitivity blisters may develop. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings. ...Read more

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How does CMV affect the unborn baby during pregnancy?

How does CMV affect the unborn baby during pregnancy?

Depends.: If the mother has been previously exposed, then the fetus is protected by her antibodies and should not suffer when the mother is exposed to CMV during pregnancy. If the pregnant woman has never before been infected with cmv, the fetus is at risk for in utero infection that can range from lethal to mild/none. The earlier the infection the more severe and unlikely; the later, the milder and likely. ...Read more

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Can a fetus develop hypotension during pregnancy?

Can a fetus develop hypotension during pregnancy?

Yes: Usually it happends when mom has a low pressure and by default the fetus does too. If the umbilical cord gets compressed there will also be poor fetal perfusion. Some medications can be tranmitted to fetus and cause hypotension and poor perfusion. If prolonged it can be disasterous to the baby. ...Read more

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Can smoking during pregnancy cause a miscarriage?

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Can smoking during pregnancy cause a miscarriage?

Don't smoke!: Smoking has many negative effects on the the baby's well-being. It has been associated with increased miscarriages, stillbirth, premature labor, low birth weight, and problems with the placenta (placenta previa and abruption). If you are pregnant, avoid smoking for your health and the baby's. ...Read more

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Can rubella in early pregnancy cause baby to have spina bifida ?

Can rubella in early pregnancy cause baby to have spina bifida ?

Unlikely : The neural tube defects are considered a random event and are present by ~ 28 days into the pregnancy. Rubella that occurs this early in pregnancy would more likely cause fetal loss, although a heart and eye defects would also be possible. ...Read more

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Can early pregnancy cause green poop?

Can early pregnancy cause green poop?

Probably not, but...: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you consumed in the last few days. If the green color is unusual for you & persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does hitting knees during pregnancy can cause miscarriage?

Does hitting knees during pregnancy can cause miscarriage?

No: This should not cause a miscarriage unless there was a lot more trauma involved. ...Read more

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Hit my stomach during early pregnancy can harm the baby?

Hit my stomach during early pregnancy can harm the baby?

Your baby is: Protected by a sea of amniotic fluid in your uterus. However, if you sustain a significant injury it would be prudent to have it medically checked out. ...Read more

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Can there be negative effects to the baby and the mother during teen pregnacy ?

Can there be negative  effects to the baby and the mother during teen pregnacy ?

High risk: Yes all teen pregnancies are high risk. Babies are born earlier and often have severe medical consequences due to that. That is just of the reasons. ...Read more

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Can too many ultrasound during pregnancy cause damage to the fetus?

Can too many ultrasound during pregnancy cause damage to the fetus?

No: Ultrasound exam does not harm the fetus. Be aware that every test has a margin of error. The more times you do a test the more likely there will be an error which will lead to more unnecessary tests. Be sparing in your use of imaging. ...Read more

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