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What can I do to prevent going over my due date?

What can I do to prevent going over my due date?

Not much: 90 percent of all women have their baby one week around their due date, 39 to 41 weeks. There is not much you can do naturally to make labor come (if those remedies that everyone talks about really worked then we would not need to induce anyone). ...Read more

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How long before my due date should I change my diet to something light to prevent pooping while in labor? I've read that broth, toast, ice pops help.

How long before my due date should I change my diet to something light to prevent pooping while in labor? I've read  that broth, toast, ice pops help.

Don't worry: You must maintain a well balanced diet throughout your pregnancy. Unless you are planning a labor induction, you will not know when you will be in labor and even then you could enter labor spontaneously before the scheduled induction date. Many women do pass stool during the second stage of labor, that is common, essentially normal and an unavoidable consequence of parturition. Don't fret over it. ...Read more

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Is it effective to use condom in sex to prevent pregnancy? And do sex on infertility dates following the calendar method?

Is it effective to use condom in sex to prevent pregnancy? And do sex on infertility dates following the calendar method?

Usually/maybe: Used appropriately (proper size,application before any intercourse) a condom is relatively good at preventing pregnancy. Using a calendar to predict fertility is a good way to improve chances of getting pregnant, but not so good to avoid it.During training we called it Vatican Roulette, because its just another game of chance, and you can lose big. ...Read more

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I had sex with my bf 10days ago and took ipill but not getting periods on desired date. What should I do to prevent pregnancy?

I had sex with my bf 10days ago and took ipill but not getting periods on desired date. What should I do to prevent pregnancy?

See below: If you had sex 10d ago, you can't do anything to prevent pregnancy if sex was unprotected. As far as your period is concerned, it also depends on the type of pill you are and whether you have good cycle control. ...Read more

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How to prevent h7n9?

How to prevent h7n9?

Avoid Chinese birds: For now best bet is to avoid touring chicken farms in china. Get immunized for the routine flu as there may be some protection from cross reactivity. ...Read more

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How to prevent gaot?

Gout?: This is a good article by the mayo clinic please see the following about gout prevention: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gout/ds00090/dsection=prevention. ...Read more

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How to prevent ageing?

How to prevent ageing?

AntiAging: Tips to age well: avoid tobacco, minimize sun exposure, minimize stress, sleep well, eat a healthy diet, laugh, make friends, get married, have a dog or a cat, exercise regularly. Nothing can stop aging, but these things have been shown to extend life. ...Read more

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How to prevent pimpless?

Below: Clean living and proper food will help you a great deal with pimple prevention. If still a problem, pay a visit to a dermatologist. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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How can you prevent crabs?

How can you prevent crabs?

Agree w Abstinance: Crabs (pubic lice) is usually transmitted through direct contact during sexual activity. Crabs (phthirus pubis) can also be spread by vector transmission. Wearing someone else’s clothes that are contaminated or infected towels, bed sheets or towels can give you lice. ...Read more

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How can I prevent cankles?

How can I prevent cankles?

Maintain weight: The best way to prevent excess tissue in the ankle area is to maintain a healthy weight overall. This should be done through a healthy diet and physical activity. ...Read more

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How to prevent to be suger?

How to prevent to be suger?

Eat well: I assume you mean diabetes by "sugar." prevention invloves educating yourself to what is right and wrong to eat. Decrease carbs and concentrated sweets. Increase healthy fruits (non sugary fruits) and vegetables. Lean meats are ok. Exercise, and maintain a healthy weight, and all those things together will help prevent diabetes. ...Read more

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Ways to prevent getting sick?

Ways to prevent getting sick?

Hand Washing & Sleep: Hand washing is a good preventative measure as well as getting adequate sleep. ...Read more

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How can I help prevent a cold?

How can I help prevent a cold?

Handwashing: The only real way to prevent a cold is to stay away from all other human beings during cold season. Since that's neither possible nor desirable, the next best thing is to wash your hands frequently when a cold is circulating, and not get too upset when it happens. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent cts?

Is there a way to prevent cts?

Ergonomics,rest: Probably the best way to avoid cts is to limit the periods of repetitive hand usage from computers i'm starting to see more younger patients with this problem probably from laptops and blackberries. ...Read more

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How can I prevent hypocalemia?

Understand why.: First step is to identify cause. Too difficult to figure over internet - see doc. ...Read more

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Can exercise prevent all atony?

Can exercise prevent all atony?

Yes: It even helps those with a permanent problem such as nerve deficits. It may require a session or two with an exercise or physical therapist. ...Read more

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How can I prevent being drugged?

How can I prevent being drugged?

Be cautious: If what you are referring to is a party/ bar-like setting, bring your own drinks and never let them out of your sight. Or when using cans/bottles keep your thumb over the opening. Unless you are being forced to consume pills or use needles, drinks are one of the most common ways for this to occur and you are your best defense. ...Read more

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How do you prevent pregngnancy ?

How do you prevent pregngnancy
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Different ways: There are mainly 2 methods: permanent and temporary, permanent are -fallopian tube ligation, histerectomy(not done for this purpose).Temporary methods: condoms, birth controll pills, nuva ring, intrauterine device, called iud, also hormonal shots are available, patches. Many many ways. For more details pls see your doctor. ...Read more

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