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Signs Of A Healthy Pregnancy At 6 Weeks
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
4 weeks preg, what are some signs of a healthy pregnancy and an actual embryo is growing rather than a blighted ovum? Preg tests are getting darker.
Impossible to tell: The symptoms of early pregnancy, nausea, frequent urination, tiredness are largely related to the hormones produced by the placenta rather than the fetus. Even in the cases of unsuccessful pregnancies such as blighted ova, it may impossible this early to tell the two apart. Your doc will need to follow you with ultrasounds and likely bloodwork to tell. ...Read more
Prenatal care: This is a avery complex question beyond the scope of a simple answer. The first step is to find an Obgyn in whom you trust who can assess your unique individual pregnancy and health and design a prenatal care program that will optimize the chances of successful outcome for you and the baby ...Read more
Good question: First make sure you are healthy enough to become pregnant, secondly have a strong loving relationship with the person you are having intercourse with. Are you in a position to offer a suitable home life for the baby? If all answers are yes then choose a board certified OB/GYN physician. Always keep in mind you should have a well balanced diet & absolutely no smoking or drugs. Good luck. ...Read more
Do what you love.:
Body: move your body in ways that you love. Dancing, swimming, aerobics, weight training, tai chi, cycling, yoga, walking, gardening, belly dancing...
Mind: begin your day with a meditative practice. Prayer and meditation, journaling, yoga.
Spirit: be sure you have healed your emotional wounds from childhood and beyond. Get outside help if needed. Pregnancy can bring up unfinished business. ...Read more
Regular Prenatal: Visits are important. " What to Expect when you are Expecting" can provide important timelines as well as educating about what is normal and what is not. ...Read more
I'm pregnant with my 3rd baby, have had two healthy pregnancy, changes of misscarrying this time round, I'm 5 weeks?
7 months preg. I don't want to take nutrition tablets. Instead what foods should I take for healthy pregnancy and delivery?
Iron, folic acid: Foods that are high in folic acid, iron, and calcium to start are good. NUTS have great minerals. Focus on fruits, vegetables and vary them. I like to say eat your colors of the rainbow. Think broad. Great resources include the CDC and mypyramid. Gov for basic food nutrition. Good luck and rest up! ...Read more
Hi I have a question, I'm wanting a healthy pregnancy, how can I do that? What can I eat? Do? I have 5 weeks and 5 days.
Healthy pregnancy: There are no guarantees. Get to or maintain a healthy weight before hand. Take a multivitamin with folate (folic acid).Don't smoke drink or take drugs. Get underlying health problems under control. Eat fruits and vegetables. Regular physical activity. Get a check-up with a doctor and discuss the medicines you take now. Be mentally prepared, be 100% dedicated, and have your finances in order. Kids are expensive. Read. ...Read more
My hCG 1st beta 5/30 (3 weeks 5 day) was 59, 2nd beta 6/2 (4 weeks 2 day) was 161, 3rd beta 6/5 was 529. Chances of a healthy pregnancy?
Favorable HCG values: HCG levels start below 1, 200, double every 72 hours and increase by at least 60% every two days. Your HCG rate surpassed the standard. Also, HCG levels correlate to gestational age, but vary due to different laboratories and to our unique bodies. For instance, for 4-5 weeks, one source reports an HCG of 1000-5000 while another 100-5000. Changes in the HCG level matters more than the actual level. ...Read more
Hcg rising.1st beta 5/30 (3 weeks 5 day) was 59, 2nd beta 6/2 (4 weeks 2 day) was 161, 3rd beta 6/5 was 529. What are the odds of a healthy pregnancy?
So Far So Good…: The betas appear to be rising normally. ...Read more
Nutrition: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. Avoid deli meats, pate, unpasteurized milk & imported. ...Read more
If the preg is: Healthy very uncommon, if someone has that happen, hopefully not then an evaluation can be done to try to determine the cause. ...Read more
I trying looking up: 'vaginal fisting' and could not find any matches. So, I am left guessing what this means. If this means inserting full fist in vagina- that would not be recommended. If this is not what is meant by the term, then please clarify and re-ask question. ...Read more
Precautions count: Many women have healthy pregnancies and babies even if they have a history of genital herpes. However, it is important to establish care early, to bring documentation of a positive culture or be seen during an outbreak to confirm the diagnosis, to follow precautions and recommendations from OB doctor, and to report outbreaks and to report labor, leaking from membranes, other problems immediately, . ...Read more
Yes: Having a stillborn does not mean you can not have future healthy pregnancies. Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Aim for at least 8 hours of sleep per night. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more
Yes: D&c procedures are generally not expected to affect your future fertility or affects the health of future pregnancies. However in some cases of intrauterine instrumentation, there is the potential of scar formation inside the uterus. If scars form, then fertility would be affected. ...Read more
There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more