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Is a fetus protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

Is a fetus protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

To a great extent.: In utero life is largely sheltered and protected from external dangers due to its location and the placental defense barrier. It is not impervious to all toxins, however, nor to severe trauma or infections. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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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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Is the inside of your vagina swollen in early pregnancy?

Is the inside of your vagina swollen in early pregnancy?

Not normally: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test >. ...Read more

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How can a fetus be protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

How can a fetus be  protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

Several ways: Baby is protected by mom's pelvis abdominal wall and has a fluid barrier from the amniotic fluid in womb. However caution is still recommended as even this protection is not 100%! ...Read more

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Could the swelling inside the vagina mean pregnancy?

Could the swelling inside the vagina mean pregnancy?

Not likely: A lack of menstrual bleeding and unexplained nausea and breast tenderness would merit a pregnancy test. Vaginal swelling would be more of a late pregnancy symptom. ...Read more

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Does the inside of your vagina swell in pregnancy?

Does the inside of your vagina swell in pregnancy?

Yes : You can see this especially as you get further along in the third trimester ...Read more

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Can pregnancy occur when sperm is onlu outside the vagina?

Can pregnancy occur when sperm is onlu outside the vagina?

Possibly.: "natural" methods of contraception have high unintended pregnancy rates because spermatozoa are typically released before ejaculation. So, you may think that all the semen is outside the vagina, but in fact still be at risk for getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Can fibroids outside the uterus cause miscarriage in the first few weeks of pregnancy?

Can fibroids outside the uterus cause miscarriage in the first few weeks of pregnancy?

Inside, yes: Fibroids inside the uterus can cause miscarriages but outside not so much. The fibroids would have to be very large and/or intrude upon the intrauterine cavity itself to do so. Then, it will interfere with continued fertilized ovum implantation and growth. ...Read more

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Can precum outside the vagina lead to pregnancy?

Can precum outside the vagina lead to pregnancy?

Here are some ...: It usually would not cause pregnancy as described, but accident does happen in sex "game" because most of pre-cum still contain sperms and there has been no known contraceptive measures with 100% guaranty. So, if in doubt and missing the expected period, do HPT (home pregnancy test) timely as well as see gyn-doc timely. ...Read more

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Can barely any sperm on the inside lips of the vagina cause pregnancy?

Can barely any sperm on the inside lips of the vagina cause pregnancy?

Unlikely: Unlikely. However, it is also unlikely that that is the only place sperm would be found if using the "pull out" method of birth control. ...Read more

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Do the walls of your vagina swell in early pregnancy?

Do the walls of your vagina swell in early pregnancy?

Not normally.: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. May be ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Can a women get pregnant from sperm outside the vagina? Can the sperm swim its way inside and impregnates her? What about sperm deposited in the anus

Can a women get pregnant from sperm outside the vagina?
Can the sperm swim its way inside and impregnates her?
What about sperm deposited in the anus

Unlikely: Sperm need to have a moist environment to help them survive and to help transport them into the cervix and into the uterus. It's highly unlikely that a sperm would be able to get there from outside the vagina and would never be able to via anal sex. Regardless, please consider getting birth control in order to prevent the risk of unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the chances that very little pre-ejaculatory fluid on the outside of the vagina causes pregnancy?

What are the chances that very little pre-ejaculatory fluid on the outside of the vagina causes pregnancy?

Usually none: Things on the outside of vaginas don't cause pregnancies. If worried, a urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and therefore lead to a repeat test. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more