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Doctor insights on: Small Blood Gush During Late Pregnancy

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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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Had brown blood, then some red with little clots after being late. Pregnancy symptoms, neg test. On pill unprotected sex with boyfriend?

Had brown blood, then some red with little clots after being late. Pregnancy symptoms, neg test. On pill unprotected sex with boyfriend?

When in pill pack: If you are on the birth control pill have have been taking it daily then pregnancy was not likely. Having a negative pregnancy test should reassure you that you are not pregnant. If the bleeding occurred at the end of the pack or in the first few days of the new pack then this bleeding was likely your period. If it occurred at another point then it is likely breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Period 1 month late, pregnancy test negative, but the line was very dark and thick.. will get a blood test in a few days.. Could I be pregnant?

Period 1 month late, pregnancy test negative, but the line was very dark and thick.. will get a blood test in a few days.. Could I be pregnant?

Package insert: Compare your test result to the image portrayed in the package insert that came with your pregnancy test. A negative test is reliable. If you are uncertain of the interpretation of the test result then a blood pregnancy test is reasonable. ...Read more

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Period is late, pregnancy test said negative, I've consuming drinking soda and fast food I've had all signs of period, and I smell blood when I pee?

Period is late, pregnancy test said negative, I've consuming drinking soda and fast food I've had all signs of period, and I smell blood when I pee?

When did you take: the pregnancy test? If you still don't have your period in a week- would repeat home pregnancy test. Maybe you are about to have a late period? Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone > ...Read more

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Jelly like discharge during late pregnancy?

Jelly like discharge during late pregnancy?

Mucous plug?: Many patients will describe their mucous plug as jelly like. Many times you will loose your before contractions start, but you can't predict labor based on it. ...Read more

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How can you deal with severe groin pain during late pregnancy?

How can you deal with severe groin pain during late pregnancy?

Rest: Slow and steady wins the race. Muscle strain related to mechanical adjustments of the pregnancy can be exacerbated by activities such as heavy lifting, quick movements, etc... ...Read more

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Is it alright to watch/ listen to fireworks during late pregnancy ?

Is it alright to watch/ listen to fireworks during late pregnancy ?

Yes: Imagine if you were in a swimming pool and there were fireworks in the sky above you. The decibel level wouldn't harmful in the least :-) have fun and hope you have a great delivery! ...Read more

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Is sex/semen safe for the baby during early pregnancy? How about mid and late pregnancy?

Is sex/semen safe for the baby during early pregnancy?  How about mid and late pregnancy?

Yes: There's no medical evidence to suggest that sex during pregnancy does any harm to the baby. Your baby is well cushioned by a sac of fluid well beyond the neck of the womb (cervix). A loving physical relationship is important for your wellbeing, and your partner's as well, during pregnancy. ...Read more