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Pregnancy Considered Wk
Is wek one of pregnancy considered the same wk you had sex ? Why is wk two of pregnancy considered the wk you ovulate and r considered two wk pregnant
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
0.3 degrees F: A sustained rise (3 days or more) mid cycle of 0.3 degrees fahrenheit over baseline is considered significant and a sign of ovulation. If that rise is sustained for 16 days you should do a pregnancy test, but i would not consider it sufficiently reliable to "confirm" pregnancy. ...Read more
I have a sch 1.5 CM and I am so worried about my pregnancy. Is that considered small at this point or should im worry. Why does this happen?
Think positive.: Subchorionic hemorrhage happens and yes, it is one of the most anxiety-provoking phenomenons of early pregnancy. Fortunately the size of the hemorrhage is not associated with the likelihood of miscarriage, although the risk is increased slightly. Think positive, have hope, and follow up. Spotting is likely, expect it, but may not mean much. Best of luck. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2106217. ...Read more
Philosophical questi: That is not really fully a medical question - various factors come into play based on peoples upbringing and religious/moral beliefs. Some consider conception the beginning of life - some consider the baby only when it reaches the age where it is "viable" outside of mom (somewhere in the 24-26 week gestation). ...Read more
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Varies: Depends on woman and her health and the advice of her doctor. ...Read more
It is safe: It is safe as long as it is done by a qualified physician up to week 20. ...Read more
If my wife conceives at age 34 and gives birth at age 35, then is that considered an at-risk pregnancy?
Loose term: The words "high risk" are imprecise and just suggest higher statistical risk of some negative outcome.Any pregnancy has about 4% risk of a surprise outcome. A woman's risk of a down syndrome birth increases every year after the early 20's ; at 40 it hits an added 1%.Any health issue or pregnancy complication can be used to designate someone high risk.The term just reminds the staff to be on alert. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do pregnancy symptoms need to be a certain intensity in order for them to be considered an actual pregnancy symptom?
No : Symptoms vary widely from person to person. If a home test is positive then you are pregnant. ...Read more