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Is there any relationship between maternal weight gain during pregnancy and gestation period/duration for singletons? For twins?

Is there any relationship between maternal weight gain during pregnancy and gestation period/duration for singletons? For twins?

PREGNANCY: Weight gain is more for twins , gestation age should be term and this is why OB checkups are crucial to attain the right weight gain and duration of pregnancy.It depends on outcome of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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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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I think i had a miscarriage but i want to know the difference between a gestation sac after 3 week pregnancy or a uterus lining during a period.

I think i had a miscarriage but i want to know the difference between a gestation sac after 3 week pregnancy or a uterus lining during a period.

See your dr: If its only been a little bit of time since you had bleeding that was either a miscarriage or a period, the doctor can check a test to see if you are still making pregnancy hormones (which you may be if it was a miscarriage). If you don't want to be pregnant, you should talk with your dr about birth control choices. If you do want to be pregnant, plan ahead, start prenatal vitamins, and be health. ...Read more

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Day 7 no period when should I get my blood tested for pregnancy or should take one more h.P.T ?

H.p.t. is good: To detect and early pregnancy, the various home pregnancy tests are very sensitive and compare very well to the blood test. The advantage of the blood test is that it can provide a numerical value (a "quantitative" test) that can be useful in monitoring an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it for a period to continue during pregnancy?

Is it for a period to continue during pregnancy?

No: Although a woman could experience some bleeding during pregnancy, it would not be due to her period. ...Read more

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Does early period mean pregnancy?

Does early period mean pregnancy?

NO: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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Can I have a period during pregnancy?

Can I have a period during pregnancy?

No: There are many different causes of bleeding during pregnancy such as threatened miscarriage, partial separation of the placenta and even infection or inflammation of the cervix. This may mimic a menses but is not considered a period. If you have bleeding during pregnancy you should contact your md. ...Read more

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Can you get your period during pregnancy?

Can you get your period during pregnancy?

Yes and NO: A normal period completely flushes the contents of the uterus and would end the pregnancy. But you can have heavy spotting which may be very similar to a light period during the first couple months of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a short slimy period sign of pregnancy?

If it was actually: Your period then you are not pregnant. ...Read more