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Should her children watch a woman giving birth to a baby?

Should her children watch a woman giving birth to a baby?

Probably not: Watch "baby's first day" on tv; even they usually have kids leave before their sibling emerges.It is difficult for children of all developmental ages not to believe that their mother is in danger of dying on hearing her cry out & seeing the blood & placenta, despite forewarnings. Most farm kids who watch or help during calving/ foaling grow up without developing ptsd, but that's not your mom. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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 makes a pregnant woman to give birth to a fair child?

What makes a pregnant woman to give birth to a fair child?

Skin ; hair color...: ...Are determined by the combination of genes the child gets from her parents, and is often difficult to predict. ...Read more

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What happens to a woman giving birth to a baby?

What happens to a woman giving birth to a baby?

Question too broad: When you submit a question to the site please be specific.Your question has been the subject of many books.If you have a specific question that we can address in the space allowed please submit a new one. Questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more

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Is a woman knowingly getting pregnant and giving birth to a baby while hiv+ considered unethical?

Is a woman knowingly getting pregnant and giving birth to a baby while hiv+ considered unethical?

Why?: As i understand it, current retroviral treatments can make HIV levels undetectable in some individuals and prevent transmission to the baby. If would be a concern if the mother were not getting appropriate HIV treatment and prenatal care. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant 1 month after giving birth to a baby?

Can a woman get pregnant 1 month after giving birth to a baby?

Yes: While not advisable for both medical and social reasons. A woman can get pregnant the first cycle after pregnancy just as easy as any other cycle, though that first cycle may be significantly delayed if the woman breastfeeds. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant with a baby while already pregnant with another child?

Can a woman get pregnant with a baby while already pregnant with another child?

No: The material that forms the placenta and fetal membranes sends out hormones that prevent another egg from being released. There are conditions where twins are forming when one will be well nourished and actually steal some of the nutrients from the other. The starved twin grows slower and will be smaller at delivery. The "placental steal" accounts for the difference in baby size, not a later pg. ...Read more

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If a 15 year old gives birth to a baby, can she breast feed the baby?

If a 15 year old gives birth to a baby, can she breast feed the baby?

Yes: Being young puts you at increased risk of pregnancy complications including, severe pre-eclampsia and c-section, but breast feeding should not be a problem. ...Read more

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If a girl 8 days due for her birth control shot can she get pregnant?

If a girl 8 days due for her birth control shot can she get pregnant?

Not likely: If you get your dot before the other has expired then the chance of pregnancy is very low. Depoprovera is very reliable. ...Read more

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Might it happen that a girl get pregnant if she misses her pill six the odds of her being pregnant?

Might it happen that a girl get pregnant if she misses her pill six the odds of her being pregnant?

Yes: I don't know what the numerical odds are - but yes she can become pregnant this way. ...Read more

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Should a teenage girl start birth control when she has her first period?

Should a teenage girl start birth control when she has her first period?

No: There is no reason for a teenager to start birthcontrol for her first period. The main indications for oral contraception at this age would be heavy bleeding, sever menstral pain and possibly for sexual activity( it would be advisable to still use a condom). ...Read more

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If a woman were pregnant and then took birth control pills for a while, what happens to the baby?

If a woman were pregnant and then took birth control pills for a while, what happens to the baby?

Likely nothing: Many people have taken the pill while pregnant over the years and even though there is warning not to do so there has been no information that this causes any significant consistent harm to a fetus remember there are so many other factors that can harm a baby but this is not one to worry much over-just stop as soon as find out. ...Read more

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What vitamins should a woman take after giving birth?

What vitamins should a woman take after giving birth?

Depends: If you are breast feeding, continue to take prenatal vitamins. You will need to take extra iodine up to 250 mg and extra vitamin d 5000 iu if there is not that much in your prenatal or the baby will be deficient in both of them. If you are not breast feeding, take a good quality multivitamin. ...Read more

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Is a pregnant woman with diabetes more likely to give birth to a child with high birth weight?

Is a pregnant woman with diabetes more likely to give birth to a child with high birth weight?

Yes: Make sure that the diabetes is under good control. Dr thornalley in england has shown that diabetics become short of vitamin b1. All diabetics should be getting this as a supplement in large doses. See a nutritionist familiar with this research. ...Read more

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Can a tb-infected pregnant woman give TB to a baby before the baby is born?

Can a tb-infected pregnant woman give TB to a baby before the baby is born?

Yes, but it's rare: This is called congenital tuberculosis, and it's rather rare. Women at high risk for TB can be screened while they are pregnant using a skin test. There are drugs to treat TB that may be used during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if a woman continues taking her birth control pill well into a pregnancy?

No evidence of harm: They won't work! :-) while this isn't what is recommended of course, there is not evidence of an increased risk of birth defects or miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is it actually ok for a girl to be taking birth control pills if her mother had breast cancer?

Is it actually ok for a girl to be taking birth control pills if her mother had breast cancer?

Yes: Not all breast cancers are hereditary or with receptors to hormones. Because you are younger, the risk is smaller. But keep in mind, your risk for breast ca is higher than the population. My suggestion is cont with the pill but do monthly self breast checks and do your mammogram every 2 yrs if the history is birads 1 or 2. ...Read more