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Pregnancy Rhogam Shot Risk Of Defects
Myy baby had arthrogryposis.Was prescribed folic acid and am vaccinated against rubella this time.Willl the risk of birth defects decrease?
Basic risks: You have taken common steps to improve your outcome & this helps. There is a baseline of about 4% of risk that some issue (cleft, chromosome problem, premi, etc. ) can occur in any pregnancy.Most cases of arthrogryposis are due to a sporadic muscle problem with minimal recurrence risk. It would help to sit down with a geneticist ( @ children's hospitals) and review your specific risks. ...Read more
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
Any side effects of betamethasone injections in pregnancy? Had celestone shots at 34 weeks for risk of preterm delivery?
Ok: Many studies have shown that it is safe and it helps in development of baby's lungs. ...Read more
Had gestational diabetes last pregnancy.does every subsequent pregnancy put me at higher risk of developing diabetes?
Rhogam shot for miscarriage. Will this protect my future babies from harm until 28 weeks of pregnancy?
NO: In fact, taking HCG at the wrong time can actually prevent the normal development of an egg and interfere with conception! ...Read more
Few documented: There have been many episodes where a woman received these vaccines & later found out they were pregnancy. At last review, no adverse outcomes were documented.Physicians generally prefer to avoid any live vaccine during pregnancy out of caution. Non living vaccines like DtaP are actually part of today's standard of care.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Recent studies show that iud use (with currently available approved iuds) isnot related to later miscarriage. ...Read more
Why rhd incompatibility of the mother and fetus doesn't affect the present fetus but subsequent pregnancies?
See below: The incompatibility occurs when the mother is exposed to the blood of the new baby. This usually occurs at delivery. The mother then makes antibodies to that "foreign substance" and this can adversely affect the next pregnancy as the mother's immune system will see it as a "foreign" body and want to get rid of it. This problem is usually treatable with an injection at the birth of the first child. ...Read more
Preg loss of chromosome normal embryo 2 weeks after cardiac activity detection w/ immunosuppressant, anticoagulant treatments. Chance of future success?
Probably good, but: Impossible to say without tests. Early loss is very common and usually does not increase the risk of happening again. You need to be examined and tested to determine if you have a risk for a second (or more) losses. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a history of preterm birth of twins (31w gestation). Assuming my next pregnancy is a singleton, should I do 17p injections to reduce the risk of ptb? Are there risks to 17p injections?
Depends: The chances of a successful pregnancy would depend on the reasons for the miscarriages and the neonatal death. Miscarriages are relatively common, but when a women has multiple miscarriages, that can indicate and underlying medical/genetic condition that may make it more difficult to have a normal pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neither: The IUD increases one's risk for ectopic pregnancy only very very slightly. The mini pill doesn't increase your risk of ectopic. Statistically I wouldn't make a decision based on these 2 forms of birth control vis-v-vis ectopic given how little influence they would have. IUDs are very safe and a lot more effective at preventing pregnancy than the mini-pill. ...Read more
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