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What are the chances of delivering on my projected due date?

What are the chances of delivering on my projected due date?

5%: 95% of women do not deliver on their due date. This is not a surprise. The due date is a marker for the 40th week not for the day the baby will be born. It is normal to deliver between 37-42 weeks giving you a five week window. ...Read more

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What are the chances of delivering a healthy baby if you see the heartbeat at 8 weeks

What are the chances of delivering a healthy baby if you see the heartbeat at 8 weeks

All that means is th: That u have a viable 8 week gestation which is good so far, u will be getting as you progress testing to rule out down's and other problems and a fetal anatomy scan that your OB can tell you about once u have more testing then that is in your favor, but u will still need to be followed and have a normal labor and delivery or csection cause usually everything goes well but there are no guarantees. ...Read more

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What are the chances of delivering a healthy baby if I have prom?

What are the chances of delivering a healthy baby if I have prom?

PROM: Prom puts the baby at risk for infection. If infection is manged soon after birth of baby, the baby is normal. Also, prom or membrane leak early-- leads to oligo hydramnios, that can cause some damage to lungs development of baby. ...Read more

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I'm over 45 and pregnant. What are my chances of delivering a healthy normal baby?

I'm over 45 and pregnant. What are my chances of delivering a healthy normal baby?

More likely than not: Your risk of having a chromosome defect with conception @ 45 is > 1/100.To that number you must add the 4 % risk of unexpected outcome that any mother faces (clefts, prematurity, etc) there may be other family factors from either side a genetic counselor could help determine.Even with all this lumped together, chances are you can have a healthy & wonderful baby. Your OB can help you sort it out. ...Read more

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My wife had a stroke a few days after delivering our first child. What's the chance of her having another stroke if pregnant again?

My wife had a stroke a few days after delivering our first child.  What's the chance of her having another stroke if pregnant again?

Depends: That is only calculated based on the reason for the first stroke your wife had. There is always a risk of another stroke if the reason was pregnancy related or there is an underlying condition exacerbated in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the chances I will be happy with my hospital experience while in labor and delivery?

What are the chances I will be happy with my hospital experience while in labor and delivery?

Keep think positive!: It's combined product which depends on your personal expectations, the hospital per se and the hospital staff, where you are delivering. I always recommend, keep on positive thinking. ...Read more

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Can scoliosis affect your chances of getting pregnant and delivering natural?

Can scoliosis affect your chances of getting pregnant and delivering natural?

No problem: The vast majority of patients who have scoliosis can have normal pregnancies. The one thing that is sometimes different is it can sometimes be technically difficult to get an epidural, particularly if you have a lot of rotation in your curve. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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I had sex a week after delivering my daughter what are the chances of me being pregnant again ?

I had sex a week after delivering my daughter what are the chances of me being pregnant again ?

Possible: It is possible to get pregnant soon after delivering a child. It is possible to get pregnant without having a period after delivering a child. ...Read more

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What are my chances of delivering early with my 3rd pregnancy. I am 37 weeks. --my 1st was 3 days late, 2nd was induced 1 week early.

What are my chances of delivering early with my 3rd pregnancy. I am 37 weeks. --my 1st was 3 days late, 2nd was induced 1 week early.

What did your OB say: Depends on if you are having a lot of contractions and if your cx is ripe which your OB can tell u, obviously u can be induced again at 39 weeks the ideal time for the baby to be delivered is 39-40 weeks gestation. ...Read more

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A friend had her tubes clamped in sept 1 month after delivering her lilgirl. She is now 6 weeks late and has symptoms what are chances of pregnancy ?

A friend had her tubes clamped in sept 1 month after delivering  her lilgirl. She is now 6 weeks late and has symptoms what are chances of pregnancy ?

Not likely: But she can always do a pregnancy test to be sure. She had a delivery recently so it is possible that her periods are not back to normal yet. ...Read more

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