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Doctor insights on: Risks Of Pregnancy In 40 S

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant with very light brown discharge. I don't see my dr till 8 weeks along.. Saw it when i woke up on my panty liner.. I don't see it when I use the restroom. 20 yrs old with normal pregnancy symptoms.

I'm 5 weeks pregnant with very light brown discharge. I don't see my dr till 8 weeks along.. Saw it when i woke up on my panty liner.. I don't see it when I use the restroom. 20 yrs old with normal pregnancy symptoms.

There : There are many reasons to have spotting in early pregnancy. It can signal that the pregnancy is not healthy or perhaps in the wrong location (tubes), but more commonly changes in blood flow to your reproductive organs makes them fragile and prone to bleed spontaneously or after sex. If it is very light and stops, then do not worry about it, but if it persists or gets heavier call your dr's office and try to move your appointment up or at least request that they give you an order for an ultrasound to check that your pregnancy is ok. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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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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Is eating dates s bad during pregnancy?

Is  eating dates s bad during pregnancy?

Why?: Would be in the newspaper. Or the product would have a disclaimer on the package. Dates are eaten regularly in many arabic countries. ...Read more

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Risk of pregnancy during an inactive pill?

If u did not: Miss the active pills then u do not have to take the inactive pills u can throw them away or take them, u should not get pregnant. ...Read more

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Risk of pregnancy during an inactive pill ?

Risk of pregnancy during an inactive pill ?

No change...: If a woman is consistently taking birth control pills (same time, every day), and doing fine on them, she won't ovulate. That means she has very little chance of pregnancy, and that chance doesn't change whether she is on the hormone pills or the inactive placebo pills. She can feel relaxed and not worry, regardless of when she is having sex. ...Read more

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Don?T understand all the do s and don ts of pregnancy?

Don?T understand all the do s and don ts of pregnancy?

Normal life.: Pregnancy is a natural process. Lead you normal life. Should not be dieting, smoking, doing drugs and alcohol. No sky jumping, marathon race, paragliding.......Risky habits. It is related to time of gestation also...... To be more precise. ...Read more

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Is an u/s done by a tech better than the dr with early pregnancy?

Is an u/s done by a tech better than the dr with early pregnancy?

Depends: Typically ultrasounds during a pregnancy are done by a tech. The tech typically has more time to search the nuances of the pregnancy than the doctor. The doctor typically reviews the information and ultrasound by the tech. Without knowing the experience of either professional, it is impossible to say, though they do work as a team to provide you with comprehensive care. ...Read more

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If I take the abortion pill, will that put future pregnancies at risk?

No: The "morning after pill" is for the "morning after" and is soon out of your system in a few days, and would have no impact on any future pregnancies. ...Read more

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Why would I have pregnancy symptoms with three negative h.P.T results?

Why would I have pregnancy symptoms with three negative h.P.T results?

Like what?: Are you referring to nausea, cravings, fatigue, euphoria? Several other conditions could mimic pregnancy (viral syndromes, psychological strain). See your gynecologist for a more personalized advice. ...Read more

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Do multiple pregnancies present higher risks than singleton pregnancies?

Do multiple pregnancies present higher risks than singleton pregnancies?

Absotutely: Every risk in a singleton pregnancy is higher with twins. Risk of miscarriage, genetic abnormalities in a child, and even though small, the risk of one baby not surviving. Risks to mother of hypertension and diabetes are much higher. And the risk of early delivery is much higher. Even though twins generally do well, many twins do not. So it is always medically preferable to have a single pregnancy. ...Read more

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