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Do teen pregnancy statistics mix the 18-19 yr old adults with the 16-17 year olds?

Do teen pregnancy statistics mix the 18-19 yr old adults with the 16-17 year olds?

Good question: It depends which studies you are looking at. Most will define it as less than 19 years old. By changing the definition though to an earlier age the statistics will obviously change. Most news stories do not usually clarify that. For accurate numbers go to the national campaign to prevent teen pregnancy website. They are a well funded nonpartisan group with accurate information. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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Are there any long-term effects on adult children of mothers who took heroin during pregnancy?

Are there any long-term effects on adult children of mothers who took heroin during pregnancy?

Higher risk: For addiction, but otherwise there is little evidence for adverse effects on adult children of mothers who used heroin during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy bring out hernia in belly button in adults?

Does pregnancy bring out hernia in belly button in adults?

Yes: Pregnancy can cause a protrusion or hernia to form at the umbilicus. It may resolve after the pregnancy, and if it persists after pregnancy then can see a general surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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How much of a role does drug abuse in pregnancy play in adult addiction in baby later?

How much of a role does drug abuse in pregnancy play in adult addiction in baby later?

Family disease: Addiction is a family disease; it may be passed biologically, emotionally and psychologically from parents (or grandparents) to children. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause a woman to grow taller? Can taking fertility medications for an IUI cause an adult woman to increase height?

Can pregnancy cause a woman to grow taller? Can taking fertility medications for an IUI cause an adult woman to increase height?

No and no: Once you have reached adult height it is not possible to grow taller; further, there si no mechanism why either pregnancy or fertility meds would do this. ...Read more

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Can Carnitine deficiency have adult onset or become symptomatic in a normal healthy person? If so what would cause it, liver is fine. Pregnancy, diet?

Can Carnitine deficiency have adult onset or become symptomatic in a normal healthy person? If so what would cause it, liver is fine. Pregnancy, diet?

Yes: Primary carnitine deficiency is an autosomal recessive disorder, with onset in infants, children or adults. In adults it usually occurs after a fast. The initial diagnostic lab is a plasma carnitine level. Some cases require more sophisticated tests. There are many other causes of carnitine deficiency, however, the most common in adults being an adverse side effect of statins. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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Born 51/2 months gestation, worried about having avm. Are premature adults known to have avm (brain vessel malformation)? I'm terrified to have a baby

Born 51/2 months gestation, worried about having avm. Are premature adults known to have avm (brain vessel malformation)? I'm terrified to have a baby

Brain AVM: Preterm babies do have various possibilities of neural developmental disorders and brain vascular malformation is one of them. I presume that incidence is relatively higher than term babies. The exact incidence in preterm babies is not known. ...Read more

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Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Yes: Pregnant teenagers face different challenges. Medically speaking, they are at higher risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and increased infant mortality. They also have higher rates of depression and children with delayed cognitive abilities. This doesn't include the huge socioeconomic burden that teenage pregnancy brings to the table. ...Read more

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What causes complications in pregnancies?

What causes complications in pregnancies?

Many reasons: Complications in pregnancy can be from the pregnancy itself, such as placenta problems, amniotic fluid problems and problems with the baby's development. Other reasons might be medical complications related to diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus and many other medical conditions. Other reasons can be self imposed such as smoking drinking and using drugs. ...Read more

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Symtoms of pregnancy?

Symtoms of pregnancy?

Sore boobs, morning: Nausea and possible vomiting, sore abdomen at times. Feeling mentally different. ...Read more

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What causes pregnancy?

What causes pregnancy?

Sperm + egg = preg: Pregnancy occurs when sperm from a man's penis reaches an egg released from a woman's ovary and fertillizes it. This occurs during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Symptons of pregnancy?

Symptons of pregnancy?

Variable, see below: Slight bleeding, milky discharge, tingling in breasts, tiredness, frequent urination, missed period, morning sickness etc. See this site for more information. You may wish to do a home pregnancy test about a week after the missed period.
http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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How to stop pregnancy?

How to stop pregnancy?

Celibacy: Benifeits of celibacy includes
.Avoid getting hpv which can lead to cervical cancer, or even throat cancer contracted from oral sex.
Reduce risk of other stds such as herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts
reduce risk of unwanted pregnancy
reduce risk of marrying someone solely because of an unwanted pregnancy. ...Read more

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Real pregnancy symptoms?

Real pregnancy symptoms?

Several: There are several early signs of pregnancy including nausea +/- vomiting, breast tenderness, food cravings or aversions, tiredness, and increased urination. ...Read more

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Is sex safe in pregnancy?

Normally yes: The exception is when there is vaginal bleeding or if there is any suspicion of fluid leaking from the bag of waters. ...Read more

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How to get pregnancy fast?

How to get pregnancy fast?

No dollar stores: I would not rely on a dollar store pregnancy test. Some things in dollar stores are fine, but many things there are simply garbage. This has been shown in consumer reports numerous times. ...Read more

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2month pregnancy symptoms?

2month pregnancy symptoms?

Symptoms can be:: Heartburn, indigestion, abdominal bloating, increased faltulence (gas), constipation, swelling of hands and feet. There are more symptoms and it can vary from one woman to another. Sometimes, pre-pregnancy conditions may worsen like ance, depression or hypertension. In some women ance may actually improve. There are several websites and applications you can download to track your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Tell me diet in pregnancy?

Tell me diet in pregnancy?

Good healthy diet: A good healthy balanced diet combined with appropriate exercise. Talk w/your doctor and see a good registered dietitian. There should be some slow and steady weight gain during pregnancy that's natural. ...Read more

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What is "ri" in pregnancy?

What is "ri" in pregnancy?

RI=Resistive-Index: This is an ultrasound measurement. Resistance to blood flow gradually drops during gestation. An abnormally high resistance can persist in pre-eclampsia and growth restriction. If resistance is low, there is a ...Read more

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What is pregnancy planning?

What is pregnancy planning?

Thinking about it: Pregnancy planning is a conscious thinking about when a couple wants to get pregnant and preparing for it by consulting with a gynecologist or other qualified provider who can be sure that the healthiest possible situation exists before conception occurs. ...Read more

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Earliest signs of pregnancy?

Earliest signs of pregnancy?

Pregnant?: Ironically, the earliest signs of pregnancy are not unlike pms. Symptoms include breast or nipple tenderness, bloating, cramps, and fatigue. Nausea, or morning sickness, doesn't start until about week six! ...Read more

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Can I exercise in pregnancy?

Can I exercise in pregnancy?

Yes.: Absolutely yes! You can do whatever exercise you were oing priro to preganncy. You just don't want to escalate your activity or start something new. You should maintain your heartrate at 80% of your maximum. To calculate your max heartrate take 220 -age ; this number x. 8 should be 80% of your maximum. Of course activities with potential abdominal trauma should be avoided- kickboxing, water skiing. ...Read more

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Earliest pregnancy symptoms?

SXS of pregnancy: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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What are pregnancy symptoms?

Lots: Missed period, light cramping, breast tenderness, frequent urination, tiredness, nausea to start with. ...Read more