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Doctor insights on: Teratogenic Effects And Pregnancy After 12 Weeks

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What causes teratogenesis?

What causes teratogenesis?

Tertatogensis: long list of medications, infections, enviromental agents that can cause problems to the developing embryo. The general rule of thumb is not take medication during pregnancy before consulting with you OB and pharmacist. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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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Can you have beef jerky in first 12 weeks of pregnancy?

Can you have beef jerky in first 12 weeks of pregnancy?

Yes, but : It's not the healthiest of foods, so please make sure to eat a balanced diet as well. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

12 weeks: At week 12 you may feel tired, occasionally feel dizzy or faint, have an expanded waist line, pass gas, have a more sensitive sense of smell, have an increase in saliva and experience headaches. Urinary frequency may lessen. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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Is it normal for a woman to be sexual 10 12 weeks in pregnancy?

Yes: It is normal as as long as you are not having any problems with your pregnancy you can have normal sex. ...Read more

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If I'm 12 weeks in 2 days how can I end my pregnancy without an abortion I would rather take the abortion pill but I'm not sure what will happen ?

If I'm 12 weeks in 2 days how can I end my pregnancy without an abortion I would rather take the abortion pill but I'm not sure what will happen ?

Abortion: An abortion can be done through surgery through a procedure called a D and C. It can be done medically with certain medications. At 12 weeks typically it is done surgically because of the risks associated with medically ending a pregnancy this far along. You will need to be seen by a doctor to go over the options for termination as well as considering placing for adoption. ...Read more

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Is it possible to feel my baby move at 12 weeks if this is my 4th pregnancy?

NO impossible: Way too early, that sensation is from something else normal time is 19-22 weeks to 1st feel it. ...Read more

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If a rhogam shot only stays in your system 12 weeks how does it help future pregnancies?

If a rhogam shot only stays in your system 12 weeks how does it help future pregnancies?

Rhogam: When a mother with rh- blood has a baby with rh+ blood, the immune system of the mother will make antibodies against the baby red cell at delivery and will stay in the mother's blood and if another baby of rh+ is conceived this baby will be attacked in utero, Rhogam prevent the mother from making antibody angainst the bady, s blood thus prevent attack to the next rh+ baby. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Roberts
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Teratogenesis (Definition)

Teratogenesis is an event in which a birth defect is formed in an embryo (very early pregnancy) or a fetus (the baby inside Mom). A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects, such as some drugs, some chemicals, or radiation. Teratogenesis can also be the ...Read more