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Doctor insights on: Pregnant Women

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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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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Do women menstruate when pregnant?

Do women menstruate when pregnant?

No: Menstruation is shedding the lining of the uterus. Pregnant women don't menstruate. However pregnant women can have vaginal bleeding, which can be implantation bleeding, or bleeding from the placenta or from the cervix. ...Read more

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Does pregnant woman menstruate?

Does pregnant woman menstruate?

Female Fertility: Remember, menstruation means the monthly blood period that cleans out the un-pregnant uterus in preparation for the next cycle. Once one is pregnant, let's hope, the uterus is not cleaned out but protected so that the fetus can grow into a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Could pregnant women toboggan?

Would recommend: Against it if your are tobogganing down slopes due to the risk of injury. If one is just being pulled on a toboggan on flat land - that should not pose any threat. ...Read more

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Can women become pregnant during perimenopause?

Can women become pregnant during perimenopause?

Yes: Many women feel they can't get pregnant, but while it is not common, some women do get pregnant in the perimenopause. ...Read more

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Can women have period while pregnant?

Can women have period while pregnant?

No: A woman may experience some bleeding while pregnant but it wouldn't be their period (unless the pregnancy ended). ...Read more

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Can women have their period while pregnant?

Can women have their period while pregnant?

Although a : Woman who is pregnant might experience bleeding it would not be her period. A woman's period stops when she is pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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Why are women considered 2weeks pregnant at conception?

Why are women considered 2weeks pregnant at conception?

How calculated : Sonograms were not around for most of human history. The only reliable metric that could be used was the last menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman eat dates?

Can pregnant woman eat dates?

Yes: There is no medical contraindication to eating dates during pregnancy. They supply niacin, folate, (folic acid) vitamin B-6, pantothenic acid, zinc, manganese, fiber and magnesium. One study found that the consumption of date fruit in the last 4 weeks before labour significantly reduced the need for induction and augmentation of labour, and produced a more favourable, but non-significant, delivery outcome. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women have anel sex?

Can pregnant women have anel sex?

Yes but be careful: Assuming the pregnancy is going well, there is no additional risk by having anal sex. However, since the anus was not designed for sex, be very careful to avoid damage and trauma, ie gentle, lots of lube and if it hurts then stop. By the way, you can have vaginal sex during pregnancy assuming there are not problems. ...Read more

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Could pregnant women take collagen?

Could pregnant women take collagen?

Shouldn't: don't use any UNNECESSARY medication during pregnancy and this tops the list as unnecessary ...Read more

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Can pregnant women drink chrysanthemum?

Can pregnant women drink chrysanthemum?

No evidence: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-904-CHRYSANTHEMUM.aspx?activeIngredientId=904&activeIngredientName=CHRYSANTHEMUM It seems that nobody did a scientific study that would have answered that question one way or the other. It is probably best to avoid it. ...Read more

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Should every pregnant woman experience implantation bleeding?

Should every pregnant woman experience implantation bleeding?

Uncommon: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 14 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. Implantation bleeding occurs exclusively in pregnant women. If your pregnancy test is negative then the bleeding was just irregular spotting. ...Read more

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When do women ovulate?

When do women ovulate?

Midcycle: Ovulation almost always occurs 14 days before the menstrual period starts, and the new cycle starts the first day bleeding begins. The normal menstrual cycle can be from 21 to 35 days long. So ovulation can happen anywhere from 7 to 21 days after the period starts - depending on the cycle length. Most women start a period (and new cycle) every 28 to 30 days - so they ovulate 14 to 16 days later. ...Read more

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