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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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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What are early pregnancy symptoms?

Nausea, breasts sore: Many women have nausea or sore breasts when they get pregnant. Some women don't feel different at all. Missing a period or having a really light period that is weird for you can also be a sign. ...Read more

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Best prenatal vitamins to take?

Best prenatal vitamins to take?

Ideally with 5-MTHF: Most prenatals are fairly similar but there's a subtle yet important difference. About 30% of people can't convert Folic Acid to its active form, l-5-mthf, so to be on the safe side it's best to take one with that form like prenatal nutrients (pure encapsulations) , basic prenatal (thorne) or prenatal pro (designs for health). These also have biotin, which is important, & natural e, not synthetic. ...Read more

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What are some ways to promote a healthy pregnancy?

What are some ways to promote a healthy pregnancy?

Prenatal care : You need plenty of sleep, eat right so that you gain 20 pounds max, exercise some and start seeing your health care practitioner as soon as you are pregnant. Taking vitamins with folate (folic acid) before and during pregnancy is important. ...Read more

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How long does it take before I find out if I'm pregnant r nt?

How long does it take before I find out if I'm pregnant r nt?

It depends: It depends based on the test you use. Most OTC urine pregnancy test manufacturer will note on the box or insert how many days after sex you can expect the test to be accurate. Different tests are different. On average, it can be detected 10 days after a missed menstrual period. If concern, consider taking a blood/serum HCG test which is more reliable from your doctor's office/lab. ...Read more

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If I have a fiancée that drinks n smokes a lot, can affect me in anyway NT to get pregnant?

Yes: Second hand smoke can affect you and your baby. Not as much as you doing the smoking, but it can cause problems for you and your baby. Do him a favor and help him stop smoking. ...Read more

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At what month a pregnant woman should'nt watch bad movies?

At what month a pregnant woman should'nt watch bad movies?

It is up to her.: I personally don't like some types of movies - so whether pregnant or not, I avoid watching things that are unduly upsetting. ...Read more

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What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

Get it checked.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more

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My husband does'nt produce enough semen to get me pregnant how should he improve this?

My husband does'nt produce enough semen to get me pregnant how should he improve this?

Urologist: Only an evaluation by a fertility specialist and a urologist can get to the bottom of that. Sometimes medicines or surgery can improve things but only after we figure out what the specific problem is. ...Read more

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My wife is 11 week pregnant and we went for sonography. The NT came 2mm. Her age is 24yrs please suggest what does it mean?

My wife is 11 week pregnant and we went for sonography.  The NT came 2mm. Her age is 24yrs please suggest what does it mean?

NT= 2 ??: I am not sure what NT stands for but... Just as there are standard curves for growth in wt an length and head circumphrence there is a spread around the mean. What we really are looking for most closely is the continuing growth of th fetus. ...Read more

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Dr, is it necessary to do NT or quadruple scan in pregnancy? If we found any defect in baby is there any medicine to solve the defects?

Dr,  is it necessary to do NT or quadruple scan in pregnancy? If we found any defect in baby is there any medicine to solve the defects?

Its elective: Some of the issues associated with Down's syndrome and spina bifida require specialty hospital/surgeons to be available, so knowing the results ahead of time will allow your physician to either have you deliver at those sites or consult someone before delivery ...Read more

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I have habit of eating raw rice frequently im NT able to control myself..! planning to get pregnant n m scared if it will effect bad? any solution?

I have habit of eating raw rice frequently im NT able to control myself..! planning to get pregnant n m scared if it will effect bad? any solution?

A habit to break...: Raw rice won't harm your pregnancy unless it is contaminated with a germ that can harm your pregnancy. When rice is cooked, all the germs are killed and its the best way to eat rice when you are pregnant. You should work on breaking this habit prior to "trying" to get pregnant. Get help from a therapist if you can't do it on your own. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Early pregnant symptoms

Early pregnant symptoms

A positive test : In today's world the easiest way to know if you are pregnant is to take a home test. There is no reason to guess based on symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do I look pregnant?

Not sure.: In the 40's and 50's, women's bodies tend to become more "apple" shaped, retaining fat in the middle. However if you feel your lower abdomen is unusually enlarged, please see a doctor! this could be a sign of fibroids in the uterus, or even uterine or ovarian cancer. Don't hesitate - check this out. ...Read more

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Disease while pregnant?

There are: There are several different conditions that affect and complicate pregnancy. Your questions needs to be specific in order to address. ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant?

How can I get pregnant?

Meet someone...: Meet someone nice, date a while, get engaged, get married, relax, start having sex once or twice a day during the fertile days, and hopefully get pregnant soon. The fertile days are about days 10-15 in a 28-day cycle. Of course, if a couple has sex every one or two days throughout the month, they don't have to think about fertile days. ...Read more

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Diet for pregnant women?

Diet for pregnant women?

Low carb/low sugar: A diet low in sugar and carbs will minimize weight gain and the size of the baby. It will also decrease the risk of gestational diabetes. ...Read more