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What are normal blood sugars during pregnancy?

Preg. blood sugars: If you are not a diabetic then your fasting blood sugars should be less than 126. Pregnancy can stress your body to cause blood sugars to rise. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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Brown blood spot during 6 weeks pregnancy?

Brown blood spot during 6 weeks pregnancy?

Rule out miscarriage: While quite common this could also be a sign of a miscarriage. You should be monitored and a pelvic sonogram (ultrasound) would be useful. ...Read more

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Is 74 low fasting blood sugar during pregnancy?

Is 74 low fasting blood sugar during pregnancy?

Normal: Blood sugars typically run lower during pregnancy. 74 is a normal reading whether you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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How can you control blood pressure during pregnancy?

How can you control blood pressure during pregnancy?

Very carefully: and with help of a cardiologist to use only approved meds in preg ...Read more

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Why do we need blood n urine test during 8th month of pregnancy?

Why do we need blood n urine test during 8th month of pregnancy?

Depends: There can be numerous reasons that vary from pregnancy to pregnancy, for why certain tests are ordered. Routinely, urine samples are run to ensure there is no infection present in the urine as well as to make sure there are no proteins that are spilling into the urine. Blood tests may be more specific to an individual pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is propanololol safe to take during pregnancy for blood pressure?

Is propanololol safe to take during pregnancy for blood pressure?

Not best choice : Methyldopa and Labetalol are the two most common blood pressure medications prescribed for pregnant women. They have the best safety profile. If your doctor chose something different then ask your doctor why. There may be a specific reason for choosing a specific drug. ...Read more

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Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Yes: Viable pregnancies can produce some light bleeding initially, but if it increases in character and amount many early pregnancies fail in the form of miscarriages. ...Read more

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Advice? When dealing with blood pressure during pregnancy what should I watch out for?

Advice? When dealing with blood pressure during pregnancy what should I watch out for?

ACE Inhibitors: Don't let anyone prescribe anything that ends in "-pril" or "-sartan." the most commonly used med is Methyldopa (still?!) because of its long and proven safety. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more