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Week By Week Fetal Development During Pregnancy
Textbooks, library: There are many, including some very good textbooks. Depends on how detailed you want the discussion. "the developing human" is a good one, though it has been around awhile. Your local library should have a decent section of books on this subject. Your preference in style will be important, so look at several to see which explains things in terms you like. Touchpoints is best for baby development. ...Read more
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
Symptoms vary: Each week your baby is growing rapidly. Starting with one cell to a completely formed fetus by 12 weeks with fingers, toes etc. Each week you may feel the same with mild symptoms or you may have severe symptoms with vomiting and weight loss. Each baby is different and each pregnancy is different. Many women feel really good during the first trimester. Breasts might feel tender and enlarged. ...Read more
Yes: A large portion of abnormal pregnancies will miscarry or stop growing by 8 weeks. Many of the rest will be lost by 12 weeks. ...Read more
Hi iam pregnancy in 34 week to second pregnancy the first pregnancy born in 36 week is second born in 36 or not?
Possibly: It depends on why you delivered the first child preterm. If it was preterm labor, it is highly likely that it will be repeated. If it was preeclampsia or ruptured membranes or something more unique to the specific pregnancy, then the answer is no. Talk to your Obstetrician about this and come up with a plan of management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How early?: Information provided states 23 weeks pregnant. If this is true, most organs and tissues have formed and the fetus is growing larger and more mature in preparation for eventual delivery. In very early pregnancy (less than 16 weeks), there are amazing changes in the embryo and fetus week by week. ...Read more
Is smoking the reason of having no fetal heartbeat during pregnancy? Fetal heart pole seen on 7th week but gone on 11th week.
Smoking pregnancy: Though there are many causes for fetal death in the first trimester, smoking is definitely a major risk factor for fetal demise and miscarriage. Smoking decreases the amount of oxygen that gets in to you and therefore decreases the life sustaining oxygen getting to the fetus. ...Read more
Comes in bursts!: As a women gets toward the end of pregnancy, the baby will have more regular sleep and wake cycles. The baby will fall asleep solidly with very little movement at times. Other times there will be big bursts of kicking and squirming. As the 9th month approaches, things get tighter so there will be bigger more squirmy movements and fewer rapid punches and kicks. ...Read more
Ivf pregnancy week 6. Triplets measure at week 4+ no yolk and heartbeat seen. Is this normal? Or blighted ovum?
Depends on size: If they are measuring only 4 weeks it's possible they are normal, but this is unlikely given ivf. What are the sizes of the gestational sacs? ...Read more
Can conception range be over a week off if gestational age is confirmed by early first trimester ultrasound?
At 7 weeks pregnant I had an ultrasound. The fetus had a heartbeat of 167. At 8 weeks it still had a heartbeat. At 9 weeks fetal demise happened. Why?
Hard to say: Generally, most miscarriages occur for genetic reasons. Speak to your doctor on the subject. ...Read more
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