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Doctor insights on: Water Damage In Workplace And Pregnancy

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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 a person dilate fully to 10cm during pregnancy and not know? Can waters break and a person misses it somehow?

Can a person dilate fully to 10cm during pregnancy and not know? Can waters break and a person misses it somehow?

Sure but: I have seen a few patients come in to the hospital ready to deliver and they did not think they were really that far along. A few times patients have delivered at home not thinking they were laboring so fast. These are certainly the exceptions to the the normal course of labor ...Read more

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Is it normal of flowing of white water during pregnency?

Is it normal of flowing of white water during pregnency?

White water: Any type of unusual vaginal discharge during pregnancy should be evaluated. Although a white discharge is normal, anything else may represent amniotic fluid indicated ruptured membranes. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to drink water during pregnacy?

Is it harmful to drink water during pregnacy?

No, hydration is: Important during pregnancy. Water is the best way to hydrate. Just insure that water is from a safe source. ...Read more

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Boyfriend fingered me..i gave him a handjob,felt some precum on my hand,he wanted to finger again,so washed his hands with water and did it..pregnacy?

Boyfriend fingered me..i gave him a handjob,felt some precum on my hand,he wanted to finger again,so washed his hands with water and did it..pregnacy?

Pregnancy concerns: It sounds very unlikely that you would become pregnant from that activity. Nobody can say 100%, since sperm are microscopic and can live in the female genital tract for 5-7d. But, perhaps you would consider using contraception so you can continue to explore your sexuality without worrying so much about pregnancy? One thing leads to another... ...Read more

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Is there a pregnancy bias or penalty for women in the workplace?

Is there a pregnancy bias or penalty for women in the workplace?

Potential bias: I remember being very frustrated years ago when another female medical student slept 8 hours and I worked all night without a break during a surgery rotation because she was pregnant. I have had three children since becoming a physician. The female psychiatric residents I worked with found variable acceptance by both their male & female peers. Having a pregnant co-worker can bring up a number ...Read more

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I suspect the water at my workplace is giving me severe stomach cramps. Can this happen?

I suspect the water at my workplace is giving me severe stomach cramps. Can this happen?

See below: If it is conceivable, it is possible. Try taking water from you home, in a bottle, or buy bottled water to see if that makes a difference. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Were there a lot of teen pregnancies during ww2?

Were there a lot of teen pregnancies during ww2?

Probably few: Everyone was too busy and discipline was much better back then. Teenagers soon went into the services. ...Read more

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How much time should elapse between pregnancies ideally?

How much time should elapse between pregnancies ideally?

Depends: Pregnancy spacing is a matter of individual preference. Ideally, one should allow the body to recover from one pregnancy before beginning another usually 18 months to 2 years, however, "in the olden days" women had large "stair step families" many without harm on a yearly basis before secure contraception. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are some women fatter after pregnancies and some are not?

I'm wondering why are some women fatter after pregnancies and some are not?

Weight gain: Some women gain much more weight than they should, or they start out overweight and therefore are "fatter" after delivery. ...Read more

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Stop pregnancy after 10 days?

?: Are you pregnant and seeking an abortion? An abortion is only to stop pregnancy and you would have to be at least 5 weeks. ...Read more