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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 pregnant women take Oscon?

Can pregnant women take Oscon?

Did you mean Opcon A: FDA category C. It must be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Serviflox?

Can pregnant women take Serviflox?

Serviflox: Serviflox is not recommended because it has not been well studied regarding pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Baycadron?

Can pregnant women take Baycadron?

Baycadron: "Since adequate human reproduction studies have not been done with corticosteroids, use of these drugs in pregnancy or in women of childbearing potential requires that the anticipated benefits be weighed against the possible hazards to the mother and embryo or fetus. Infants born of mothers who have received substantial doses of corticosteroids during pregnancy should be carefully observed for > ...Read more

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How long does it take for a female to get pregnant?

How long does it take for a female to get pregnant?

Could be once: Pregnancy occurs when semen is deposited in the vagina around the time of ovulation allowing one sperm to fertilize the egg released from the ovary. This can happen the first time you have sex. In others it will take longer. I notice you are 16. It is important that you do some reading on reproduction so that you understand how things work before you get in over your head. Use condoms. ...Read more

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How long did it take active pregnant women to lose baby weight?

How long did it take active pregnant women to lose baby weight?

It varies: First, it depends on breast feeding (a little longer) activity level (more is better) sadly, some never succeed! ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a female to get pregnant?

How long is it supposed to it take for a female to get pregnant?

Variable: With most "normal" couples, pregnancies takes 8-15 months to achieve. This is extremely variable, however. ...Read more

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How long does it usally take a 29 year old woman to get pregnant?

How long does it usally take a 29 year old woman to get pregnant?

Less than 1 year: If a couple is having regular unprotected intercourse (2 or more times per week), there is an 80-90% chance of getting pregnant in one year. If you have been trying to conceive for over a year, you might consider seeing a fertility specialist to assess the problem. ...Read more

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Approved BP medications that women can take while they're pregnant?

Approved BP medications that women can take while they're pregnant?

Few: Very few BP medications like Labetalol and methydopa are safe during pregnancy and if you decide to breastfeed later. Medication that should be avoided since they cause birth defects are ace inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers (arb). ...Read more

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When a man penetrate in a woman how long does it take to get pregnant?

When a man penetrate in a woman how long does it take to get pregnant?

It depends: Timing of your cycle and if it is right then the moment he ejaculates pregnancy can occur. ...Read more

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How can a women tell if she is pregnant without having to take any tests?

How can a women tell if she is pregnant without having to take any tests?

No accurate way.: Ancient greeks tied a loose string around young women's necks; when they missed their period and the string started choking them they knew they were pregnant (early pregnancy causes a physiologic goiter or enlargement of the thyroid gland)! don't ask me how they knew - it is ingenuous for an iodopenic country (diet low in iodine up in the mountains). Home pregnancy tests: much more reliable today! ...Read more

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How long does it take for a 37 year old woman to get pregnant? The last child was born about 15 years ago.

How long does it take for a 37 year old woman to get pregnant? The last child was born about 15 years ago.

Too many variables: It could happen tomorrow or never happen at all based on many variables. If you are healthy and both you & your partner are fertile, chances are it could happen any time. A consultation with your OB along with basic health evaluation may better define your chances. ...Read more

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I'm just woundering how long should it take to. Get pregnant for a normal women of the age 25 and a normal man age 23?

I'm just woundering how long should it take to. Get pregnant for a normal women of the age 25 and a normal man age 23?

Less than a year: About 6-12 months. 85% of couples get pregnant in the first year of trying - if you're 25 see a fertility specialist (reproductive endocrinology and infertility or rei) if you're not pregnant after a year of unprotected intercourse. See an rei sooner than a year if you have irregular cycles or either of you have known issues - like endometriosis, ovarian surgery, or a history of chlamydia or pid. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Adapin?

Can pregnant women take Adapin?

Adapin: Only if benefits outweigh risks, since no controlled data exist regarding its use in human pregnancies. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Renvela?

Can pregnant women take Renvela?

Renvela: Renvela is FDA pregnancy category C. So benefits must outweigh risks of use. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Aplenzin?

Can pregnant women take Aplenzin?

Wellbutrin (bupropion): It is Category C pregnancy drug. Benefits have to outweigh risks. Consult your Doctor. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Zelboraf?

Can pregnant women take Zelboraf?

Special circumstance: US FDA pregnancy category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Budeprion?

Maybe: Bupropion is not free of risk to the fetus; stopping it may also not be free of risk. You need to wiegh these risks in an informed way, invovling your partner and obstetrician, considering specific trimester, alternative medication and other treatments. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Dependal-M?

Can pregnant women take Dependal-M?

No: Dependal-M is a combination medication of Furazolindone plus Metronidazole. This medication is contraindicated for pregnant or lactating women. Please discuss with your OB before taking any medicine while pregnant. ...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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What are the forbbiden things a pregnant woman shouldn't take?

What are the forbbiden things a pregnant woman shouldn't take?

TNTC!: "TNTC" means"too numerous to count, " but there are some caveats. Smoking, including smokeless tobacco, is a no-no. So are any illegal drugs and marijuana. Alcohol is iffy and should be avoided She shouldn't use any Rx med that isn't OK'd by her doctor. She shouldn't drink more than 2 caffeinated drinks a day. Any substance that's unsafe in general is doubly unsafe in pregnancy, ...Read more

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Is vitiman b-6 ok for a pregnant woman to take?

Is vitiman b-6 ok for a pregnant woman to take?

Yes: It should be contained in any prescription prenatal product that is taken. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Zometa?

Can pregnant women take Zometa?

No: Category D pregnancy rating and should be avoided during pregnancy ...Read more