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Doctor insights on: Transverse Lie Gender

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What is transverse lie?

What is transverse lie?

Unstable position.: Fetuses tend to have longitudinal lies in pregnancy - be they cephalic or breech. Transverse lies are less common and involve the fetus with its spine axis perpendicular to the mother's spine axis (head to right or left, spine up or down). If persistent, transverse lies need cesarean section for delivery, unless external cephalic version [with epidural and terbutaline under real-time u/s] works. ...Read more

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Transverse Lie (Definition)

Transverse lie = position of long axis of fetus is transverse to ...Read more


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What are the tests for transverse lie?

What are the tests for transverse lie?

Ultrasound.: Expert ultrasound can reliably detect transverse feta lie, which can be an indication for c-section at delivery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Transverse lie?

Transverse lie: Transverse lie = position of long axis of fetus is transverse to that of the mother. ...Read more

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Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

TRANSVERSE LIE: Baby is in a floating position before term. Your OB usually can still change baby's position before delivery. Not sure what month they do it. Get assurance from your OB that everything will be alright. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a transverse lie at 35 weeks, and the baby won't move with exercises that my midwife has recommended. Your thoughts?

I have a transverse lie at 35 weeks, and the baby won't move with exercises that my midwife has recommended. Your thoughts?

Version: If malpresentation persists at 37 weeks, an external version may be attempted where the provider places hands on the abdomen and attempts to guide the baby into the proper position. There can be complications, so this should be done in a hospital with fetal monitoring and the ability to perform a csection if necessary. ...Read more

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What kind of incision for delivery of singleton in transverse lie with anterior placenta previa? Will low transverse cut risk hemorrhage/uterine tear?

What kind of incision for delivery of singleton in transverse lie with anterior placenta previa? Will low transverse cut risk hemorrhage/uterine tear?

Hyst'omy MANDATED: hello Annie-_777 I am not an OB GYN but I have had a lot of experience which tells me that a lower abdominal incision (Pfannen-Stiel) is a better incision in almost all situations. This situation of a transverse lie and an anterior placenta praevia is a very hazardous situation because you need the baby out and the cord clamped within seconds of opening the uterus so choose a very skilled surgeon. ...Read more

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How to predict baby gender?

How to predict baby gender?

Sonogram/amniocentes: There are many old wives tales which have been used to predict he gender of the baby before birth only way to know your babies sex before birth is by sonogram and/or amniocentesis, 100% and no guessing. ...Read more

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How will i no my baby gender?

How will i no my baby gender?

Ultrasound by 18 wks: If you can't waite until the birth, you may be lucky enough to see it during a routine ultrasound, often done around 18-20 wks. It is not a 100% that the ultrasound tech person can tell you during this procedure--baby may not be willing to show. There are places offering 3-d ultrasound with dvd/video recording for a nominal fee. No doctor-order needed. Congrats and good luck. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of gender?

What is the medical definition of gender?

Gender: Gender = The sex with which one identifies (masculine /male or feminine/ female) ...Read more

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Who or what determines the gender of a baby?

Who or what determines the gender of a baby?

Sperm: The male's sperm are split 50% potential to create a male fetus and 59% to create a female. The egg gets one sperm and it is random which gender is created at conception. ...Read more

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Is the dr shettle method of choosing baby gender works?

Is the dr shettle method of choosing baby gender works?

Choosing gender: No. As I am sure you know, couples have been trying to choose gender for all of history. There is no way to do this. Nature wins on this one. ...Read more

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Is there way to specify what gender I want my child to be?

Is there way to specify what gender I want my child to be?

Gender: The short answer is no. There are some very high tech interventions, that are used in situations where the chance of passing a gender specific disease on to a child. However, there are a ton of old wives tales out there, about how to do this. It's not going to hurt anything to try them. Who knows? ...Read more

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May i know the Gender of the Fetus?

May i know the Gender of the Fetus?

Ultrasound: You will need to have an ultrasound to know the gender of the fetus. You can also do an amniocentesis which is more invasive but more accurate and definitive to get a DNA test for sex determination. I am not sure if that is necessary unless you have a family history of genetic disorder that is related to sex of the baby. ...Read more

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Wants to know about gender of fetus?

Wants to know about gender of fetus?

Depends: It depends on the stage of pregnancy what is the best way to determine the gender of a fetus. Chorionic villus sampling is possible in the first trimester. In the second trimester, amniocentesis is possible. Ultrasound is possible a little later but is less reliable and dependent on fetal positioning and the skill of the tech doing the ultrasound. The reason for doing the testing determines which ...Read more

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Can both genders get Crohn's disease?

Can both genders get Crohn's disease?

Briefly: Yes, there does not seem to be preference for either sex. ...Read more

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How accurate is a gender scan at 20 weeks?

How accurate is a gender scan at 20 weeks?

Pretty accurate: The sonogram at 20 weeks is very accurate if the genitalia are seen. Sometimes, depending on the position of the baby, the genitalia may not be seen though. ...Read more

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How gender prediction is done in tiffa scan?

How gender prediction is done in tiffa scan?

Use of TIFFA Scan: Tiffa (targeted imaging for fetal anomalies) is a type of ultrasound specifically to look for abnormalities in the fetus. It is not for gender prediction. ...Read more