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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
I'm 39 years old missed 2 periods and negative urine pregnancy test is this the start of menopause?
Does the hCG hormone produce quicker/slower depending on age? For example: a teenage girl in early pregnancy, one who hasn't tested positive yet.
Embryo: It is the embryo that makes HCG and it is not likely that the age or the women will make a difference. It takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Please see your doctor if you are planning to be pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take care of her: A pregnant teen is in a very vulnerable position both physically and emotionally. She will need understanding, support and excellent prenatal care to protect her life and that of her unborn baby. She will be having to miss out on a lot of what she needs to mature emotionally and should be helped to continue in school and have friends. After delivery, she will need good medical care to help her recover and prevent future unplanned pregnancies. ...Read more
Friend used ecstasy before realizing she was pregnant . What are latest findings re ecstasy use in early pregnancy on babies?
Ecstasy in pregnancy: Hopefully your friend has not done any damage to her fetus if she stopped its use early. She should discuss the problem with her obstetrician. ...Read more
Not always: The decision to do an amniocentesis in order to do karyotyping is a personal decision and carries up to a 1 in 200 miscarriage rate. The information obtained would classically be used to decide upon termination or not as there is no treatable or correctable chromosome abnormality. At 35 years old and above, the risk of a chromosome defect is 1 in 200 or greater. ...Read more
If someone has a bmi of 29-30 and takes a home pregnancy test 1 week after missed period (early detection test) can their overweight affect negative?
Online search?: Have you tried on-line search engine to find that info? Good luck! ...Read more
Antidepressants: I agree with dr. Patterson that this is a complicated discussion, and one that should happen between you, your ob-gyn physician, and your psychiatrist. There are risks associated with both being depressed in pregnancy, and with using antidepressants in pregnancy -- but these need to be weighed in each individual woman's case. In the meantime, here's some helpful info: http://tinyurl.Com/l57wsxn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 48 years old, my girlfriend is 36. We just found out she's pregnant. Is the baby at risk of abnormalties?
On Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, would that cause a false negative pregnancy test at home? Heat flashes tender breasts mood swings brown spotting weight gain.
Delayed puberty: It is not uncommon for 15-18 year olds to have low t if their puberty is delayed, and with time the problem may resolve, but if you are concerned about the teen in question you should have him see a pediatric endocrinologist to see if he would benefit from testosterone treatment. ...Read more
Teen health, fitness: To get adequate information daily a teen might need to be introduced to multiple resources, and parents should visit several sites. The aap, cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/children.Html & american college of sports medicine are sites of credible information on fitness, exercise, sports. Also there are now more resources available through popular websites, apps. ...Read more
Predictions: All of the above have been around for generations except for HIV (1981). Homosexuality is only a problem of intolerance, which is one of the world's major problems, causing religious, social, economic and other conflicts. If i could predict what the next generation will find threatening perhaps i could also invest more wisely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No evidence found: No peer-reviewed scientific studies implicate venlafaxine as a teratogen or an epigenetic factor in autism. Venlafaxine, an snri, & most ssri antidepressants. Are class c because their use during the 3rd trimester may cause transient withdrawal-type symptoms in a neonate vs. A 67% recurrence of maternal depression if withdrawn abruptly. Lawyers can and do attack drug companies without evidence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If a teen is pregnant during her height growth years, does her pregnancy hormones promote closing of her growth plates and cause shorter final height?
Pregnant: Ealy closure of the growth plate may take place. ...Read more
In a woman w/out pcos, can weight gain affect the timing, length and/or heaviness of the menstrual period?
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