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Pregnancy symptoms for baby boy...6week pregnant?

Pregnancy symptoms for baby boy...6week pregnant?

Same for boy or girl: Despite whatever your friends and their grandmother said, there are no specific symptoms of your pregnancy that will predict if your baby will be boy or girl. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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Can women still get pregnant while taking birth control?

Can women still get pregnant while taking birth control?

Yes , You Can : Even with perfect use of contraceptives there will be a failure rate of 1% or so in most of the series but still better than other measures. ...Read more

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Is breastfeeding birth control? Can i get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Is breastfeeding birth control? Can i get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Yes, : Yes, absolutely. You can even get pregnant before you have your first period after delivering your baby. Physicians recommend pelvic rest (no sex) for at least 6 weeks after delivery to allow for healing. After that, breastfeeding is somewhere around 80% effective for preventing pregnancy. To increase that, women are recommended to use an additional form of contraception...Most commonly, that includes condoms, specific types of birth control pills (with Progesterone only), iud (intrauterine devices), etc. Remember, no method of birth control is 100%, not even those that i mentioned, but they can be 95-99% effective, especially in combination with breastfeeding. ...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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Does getting pregnant on birth control pills cause fetal malformation?

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Does getting pregnant on birth control pills cause fetal malformation?

Not proven: Although that was suspected in the past (vactrel complex) and virilization of female baby, this all was not proven. Short answer is no. ...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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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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Missed menstrual periods after delivering a baby. Isvthis normal?

Missed menstrual periods after delivering a baby. Isvthis normal?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills make a woman less fertile?

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Can birth control pills make a woman less fertile?

No: It will make you less fertile only while you are taking them! ...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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Birth control dates having sex?

Natural family plan?: Are you asking about natural family planning? Here is a link to reliable information about that method of birth control: http://www.Natural-family-planning.Info/. ...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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Missed 3 days of birth control. Pregnant?

Missed 3 days of birth control. Pregnant?

Can happen: BC pills work by fooling your body/preventing egg release.If the level of hormone (pill) drops after several missed days your body could release an egg.If released and you have unprotected sex, you might get pregnant. ...Read more

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Irregular menstruation normal after child birth?

Irregular menstruation normal after child birth?

Yes: Irregular menses can occur for many months after pregnancy. However, please see your doctor if there is significant blood loss or the ireegularity continues for 6 months. ...Read more

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How do stis affect pregnant women and their unborn babies?

How do stis affect pregnant women and their unborn babies?

Many ways: There are many adverse events that can happen w/ an infection during pregnancy. Depending on the type of infection, and at what point in the pregnancy it occurs, birth defects can occur. The baby can also become infected in the womb, or during delivery, leading to eyesight problems, neurodevelopmental disorders, toxic shock, etc. In short, it is important to prevent stis with safe sex practice. ...Read more

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How many kilos should a pregnant women gain during pregnancy?

How many kilos should a pregnant women gain during pregnancy?

Weight gain: The amount of kilos depends on starting weight in relation to height or the bmi. For instance normal weight gain is 10-14 kg. If you are overweight, the recommendation would be less and if you are underweight the recommendation would be more. ...Read more

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Lactation? Im not pregnant?

Lactation? Im not pregnant?

See OB/GYN: It would be best to see your ob/gyn. Lactation is controlled by a specific part of your brain and hormones. If you have not recently delivered a baby, there may be something amiss with the hormone levels. ...Read more