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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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 had a blighted ovum. Can I get it again now with this pregnancy?

I had a blighted ovum. Can I get it again now with this pregnancy?

Miscarriage : A blighted ovum or anembryonic pregnancy (empty gestational sac) unless repetitive does not increase chance for miscarriage in the future. If repetitive will need a work up for habitual miscarriage. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a blighted ovum in 2010..can I now with this pregnancy?

What to do if I had a blighted ovum in 2010..can I now with this pregnancy?

Not likely: Having had a blighted ovum in 2010 doesn't mean that you are at a significant risk for reoccurrence checking hcg levels and an early ultrasound is the best way to evaluate the pregnancy at an early stage. ...Read more

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I've had 4 successful pregnancies and am 6 weeks and 4 days pregnant with my 5th what are my chance of blighted ovum with this one?

I've had 4 successful pregnancies and am 6 weeks and 4 days pregnant with my 5th what are my chance of blighted ovum with this one?

Not enough info: Your chances are no higher than anyone else's, unless you have had an ultrasound that is concerning for blighted ovum. Talk with your OB, and they can easily address your concerns. ...Read more

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Im 4 wks pregnant, what my percent of an reoccurring blighted ovum i had 3yrs ago but got pregnant again right away to a now healthy 2yrs & 10mtholder?

Im 4 wks pregnant, what my percent of an reoccurring blighted ovum i had 3yrs ago but got pregnant again right away to a now healthy 2yrs & 10mtholder?

It can happen: A blighted ovum is a genetic malformation that causes the body to reject the pregnancy in the form of "miscarriage." If there is a history of genetic "issues" on either side of the equation, then the likelihood of a blighted ovum is higher (male or female). ...Read more

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Could drinking excessively during the first few weeks of pregnancy cause a blighted ovum?

Unknown: This is not known for sure but it's probably not so. However, heavy drinking in first trimester can absolutely cause fetal alcohol syndrome and possible fetal death, so how about it's a really poor idea! ...Read more

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My wife had blighted ovum 3 months ago. What specialist should we see to improve her pregnancy this time.?

Depends...: How long trying? Any other children? If she gets preg easily, i'd try again before seeing rei specialist. If not, then see them now. Blighted ovums are common, even younger women have them. ...Read more

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Still bleeding after m/c 26 days(blighted ovum)can i hav sex? Safe to get pregnant while bleeding?can i get pregnet while bleeding

Still bleeding after m/c 26 days(blighted ovum)can i hav  sex? Safe to get pregnant while bleeding?can i get pregnet while bleeding

Miscarriage: If you are still bleeding 26 days after a miscarriage, you need to be evaluated by your doctor. The miscarriage may not have been complete. ...Read more

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Mixed bleeding..sometimes brownish sometimes red and sometimes mixed 26 days post m/c(blighted ovum)can i get pregnant while bleeding..sex safe!

Mixed bleeding..sometimes brownish sometimes red and sometimes mixed 26 days post m/c(blighted ovum)can i get pregnant while bleeding..sex safe!

Periods: Sounds like you are in your next cycle. This month, it was 26 days cycle for you. And theoretically speaking you should not conceive while on your menstrual cycle but " things" happen. So be careful ...Read more

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Ovum (Definition)

Ovum is one proper name for the female gamete, also called oocyte, and (most commonly) 'egg.' ova (plural) exist in the ovaries of females, and are released in the reproductive years during ovulation. Most ova are lost not through ovulation, but some believe through ...Read more


Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Blighted Ovum (Definition)

Blighted ovum is a condition where a very early pregnancy appears normal when seen on an ultrasound, but the egg soon fails to ...Read more