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Tight Stomach In Pregnancy 39 Weeks
Since 3rd trimester of my pregnancy I get these sharp pain in the middle of my upper abdomen which travels to the back. I had baby but stillget pain.
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'm 39 weeks 3days I woke up to pain in my lower back then it started to come to my stomach my stomach would tighten up for 20 sec then it would stop?
PLEASE CALL YOUR OB: Now! As you need immediate evaluation to make sure u do not have pre- eclampsia as u will need to be put on meds and get delivered if u do, and even if u do not have that, u need evaluation of the headache so if I was your OB I would send you straight to the labor room now for evaluation and to check the baby., so please call your OB now. ...Read more
Please call your OB: Now, all? S at this point should be asked to your OB and your OB should have explalined or you should have taken OB classes to know that you are most likely having contractions and may be starting early labor so please call your OB now as your OB may want u to go to the labor room to be checked and if u are not in labor and everything is ok please ask your OB about guidelines when to call your ob. ...Read more
No particular amount: At 39 weeks, your cervix could be dilated anywhere from 0-2 or 3 cm. However, it can be highly variable and usually depends on how many children you have had. But there's no particular cervical dilation that you should be at 39 weeks. Just remember, every woman's body is a little different. Good luck! ...Read more
What do you suggest if my sister quit smoking weed at 23 weeks into her pregnancy, can baby test positive when born at 39 weeks?
3rd Trimester's: Good for her for stopping! The most dangerous exposure to the baby is the 3rd trimester - so she's quit just in time. If she totally stays clean and also avoids other risky substances, it should be okay. Meconium rarely includes traces of cannabis if none was taken past 6 mth date. In some cases there is some, but not much. She did her best and just needs to continue. Best wishes to them! ...Read more
Like any mass...: The baby is a mass growing in your pelvic region, and it causes pressure on some of the blood vessels obstructing the blood flow from your legs back to your heart, thus causing your legs accumulate fluid. Although it largely improves after the pregnancy is over, it may lead to the formation of the varicose veins and some leg swelling to remain in the future. ...Read more
I'm 39 weeks pregnant, pregnancy has been mostly complication free but I suffer from svt and can't stop fearing death during labour?
ARRYTHMIA: ARRYTHMIA like SVT can be seen during PRRGNANCY DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME AND HIGH OUTPUT STATE. It is usually managed very effectively. Followup with your INTERNIST AND CARDIOLOGIST to get SX managed. Stay well hydrated & limit Caffeine ingestion. Discuss MAGINEX SUPPLEMENT with your docs. To relieve Anxiety get the ANXIETY & PHOBIA WORKBOOK. EFT(EFT CLINIC APP)& EMDR(HEMIBALANCE APP) will help. ...Read more
Is povindone iodine vaginal pessaries safe to use at 39 weeks pregnancy. What are the side effects to fetus and any alternative for it.?
Cholestasis of pregnancy - are there any alternatives to inducing at 37 weeks? Can you wait till proper full term of 39 weeks by monitoring baby often?
Balance: There is always a balance to consider in these situations. Not all babies give clear indications on the monitor that something is wrong, and stillbirth, when it happens, happens mostly without warning. You can talk with doctor about your specific situation, as well as the risks of prematurity at 37 weeks. Typically, the balance at 37 weeks lays with inducing labor to prevent stillbirth. ...Read more
Preparing for labor: As you get closer to delivery it is normal to begin having mild irregular contractions. You may feel your abdomen tighten and then relax. Many patients feel sharp pains at the pubic bone or down into the vagina. Your body is preparing for labor. The baby's head positions itself down in the pelvis putting pressure on your cervix and your pubic bone separates in the middle. ...Read more
Pregnancy 3rd trimester completes on 9 june I have increased blood flow in placenta on ultrasound what does it indicate? Is it fine or not?
Should be fine: Excellent blood flow to the placenta generally means your baby is being well nourished. Unless this is accompanied by other issues it is doubtful that this has negative connotations, but the best person to discuss this with would be the obstetrician who did or ordered the ultrasound. Have a great baby. ...Read more
Is inulin safe during pregnancy? I've been taking it in the form of Metamucil (not the same as psyllium though). I've read that it's a vegetable fiber but just wanted to be sure it's safe. I'm in my 3rd trimester.
AS LONG AS IT IS: A non absorbable compund (which it is) and it is not used in excess, it should be fine. ...Read more
How common and safe is it to induce at 39 weeks of pregnancy? What are the concerns one should consider if choosing to induce? Thanks
Labor induction: It is a patient choice to be induced, but may be medically necessary if the fetus is upper normal in size/weight. Induction of labor at a documented 39 weeks has no negative effects on the fetus or the mother. Make sure your dates are correct (ultrasound at earlier stage of pregnancy). Induction reduces the chance of a cesarean section. ...Read more
This is my fourth pregnancy but will be my second successful birth. What are the chances of me going in labour on my own and before 39 weeks?
Unpredictable: Everything else usual, the best guess for natural birth chance before 39 weeks for someone who has had a full term birth is roughly 25%. ...Read more
Extreme hot flashes at 39 weeks pregnant? I've had hot flashes throughout my pregnancy but it has gotten really bad this past two weeks.
This is my 1st pregnancy. I m 39 weeks 2 days. My dr. Has advise to induce pains through injection. Will inducing pain harm. I m very sensitive toward pain?
Got your way: So dr is ok w/induction, now what? In long run, will not harm baby, if that is who you are referring to. Labor pain often somewhat more pronounced w/induction due to medication expedited process. Epidural addresses this quite effectively and has no significant impact on baby. ...Read more
Sleeping on ur back or right side increase chances of still birth in pregnancy is this true? I slept on my back I'm in 3rd trimester I'm so scared
Sleeping position: Sleeping position has no effect or relationship to to increased incidence of still birth. So please relax, but you can also your obstitrician during your next checkup. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: A problematic wisdom tooth can be removed during the third trimester of pregnancy after consultation and approval from your obstetrician. Your OB will provide information regarding what type of anesthesia can be utilized for the procedure and what type of medication (s) can be prescribed. Some wisdom teeth problems can be managed conservatively and surgery delayed until after delivery. ...Read more
Pregnancy diet: Maintaining an appropriate weight during pregnancy is very important. Find your target weight in this link: http://www. Babycenter. Com/pregnancy-weight-gain-estimator. During pregnancy, you really don't need to eat for two. Only about 200-300 extra calories are needed during the last months of pregnancy. Women should eat a healthy diet during pregnancy. Plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grain ...Read more
Is mypaid or Myprodol safe in pregnancy? More specifically the 3rd trimester? My dr has recommended I take it for pain but I’m not sure
Epistaxis: Large nosebleeds are never "normal." See your doctor to have this evaluated. Feel better! ...Read more
NO!: Do not use afrin or any other nasal decongestant (claritin-d, allegra-d) throughout pregnancy, as it can cause unsafe spikes in your blood pressure, stroke, placental abruption, or even fetal loss! Plain oral antihistamines (not -d), nasal saline spray may be used instead, as may nasal steroids with medical supervision. ...Read more