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Safe Move Pregnant
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 have no choice but to move to a new condo at 34w pregnant. I have to pack and unpack all my own boxes. What is a safe lifting weight not to exceed?
20-25 pounds: This has actually been studied and the range at that point in pregnancy is about 25 pounds. This will vary based on your history and complications that might develop during the pregnancy between now at 22 weeks and by 34 weeks. If at all possible, get some help or consider hiring some cheap movers, like two-men-and-a-truck, for example. ...Read more
Depends: If you have plenty of extra help and it is not discomforting for you to do so, then - yes. If in doubt, not feeling well or don't want to worry about possible consequences, then have some one else do it for you. ...Read more
I'm currently 30 weeks pregnant and am supposed to fly for our move shortly and i'll be about 36 weeks. Is that safe or should I change plans?
Hello I'm 32 weeks pregnant and my baby is still in a breach position , Is there any safe way to move her head down ?
May change: The position , may change prior to delivery with no external efforts, or the OB may set up to try a "version" maneuver around the due date to convert baby to head down. They usually are set up to go ahead & do a c-section if it does not change babies position or the process triggers signs of distress in baby. Mom isn't going to change things by herself. ...Read more
Let's get it on!: The short answer is yes. Pregnancy is not a disease process but a natural part of life. There are a few reasons not to have sex when your pregnant: dealing with preterm labor, you have a cerclage, diagnosis of placenta previa, or undiagnosed bleeding during pregnancy. But in general sex is safe during pregnancy. You probably will be the most comfortable after the dfirst trimester is over. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not contraindicated : Neurogen e is combination of vitamin b complex and vitamin e, it is technically safe to be given for pregnant women, but mostly for women who has persistent vomitting, otherwise, prenatal vitamins, Folic Acid and balanced healthy diet are enough for a noncomplicated pregnancy. ...Read more
LED light therapy: Looked this up. Idea behind this product is that blue LED light (along with heat/vibration to "open pores") is toxic to bacteria and the red LED light is supposed to generate reactive oxygen species. According to a published study, this has the effect of removing old collagen making way for new. The science is not validated and controlled studies for safety in pregnancy not done. I suspect is safe ...Read more
Ampiclox: Ampiclox is Ampicillin + cloxacillin. Both of these are fda pregnancy category b. According to drugs.Com: there are no controlled data in human pregnancies; however, there are no literature reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.”. ...Read more
None: Soda is a worthless substance that provides no benefits to any human body; excepting for transient taste delight. The sugars and synthetic materials in soda present threats to proper balance of body metabolism. Sodas are loaded with excessive carbohydrate calories. ...Read more
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