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What are the dangers of pregnancy?

Pregnancy risks: That's a complex question and depends on your situation. Pregnancy has definite risks, but for a young and healthy woman, the chance of a major complication are small. The most common general risks for the mother are ectopic pregnancy, preeclampsia, hemorrhage and infections. ...Read more

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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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What are the stages of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: There are three trimesters of pregnancy but are not specific stages of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the emotional effects of teen pregnancy?

What are the emotional effects of teen pregnancy?

Depression: Teens are at risk for pregnancy and postpartum depression. They often feel isolated from their friends and left out of social functions. They are also less likely to finish school or attend college than their non-pregnant friends. Teens are also more likely to experience mood swings from hormonal changes during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the major myths about how pregnancy can occur?

What are the major myths about how pregnancy can occur?

It is very simple: I am not sure what you mean by myths. Getting pregnant is a simple process - Anyone having sex may get pregnant. The most efficient way to do so is to have vaginal intercourse during the time of ovulation. If you do not want to be pregnant use condoms and birth control. ...Read more

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What are the effects of pheylketonuria in pregnancy?

What are the effects of pheylketonuria in pregnancy?

Depends: Women with pku can have healthy children as long as they are aware of and maintain strict adherence to their low phenylalanine diet throughout their pregnancy. It is well known that women with poorly controlled pku during a pregnancy put their baby at risk for development problems, heart problems and other structural problems. You really have to talk to your doctor before you get pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the symptom of pregnancy?

What are the symptom of pregnancy?

Take a test : Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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What are the roles of hormones during pregnancy?

What are the roles of hormones during pregnancy?

More specifics: There are many hormones in the body. Which hormones are you referring to? ...Read more

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What are the consequences of miscarriage?

What are the consequences of miscarriage?

It: Can result in obvious loss of the fetus, bleeding, cramping, retained fetal matter, some may have recurrent abortions, can cause the patient to feel anxiety, depression. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of having ovulation?

What are the consequences of having ovulation?

Normal cycles: Women who ovulate regularly are likely to have regular cycles. Ovulation itself is sometimes associated with transient cramps, occasional midcycle spotting, occasional episodes of painful intercourse, and of course being fertile. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy without ejaculation occurring?

What are the chances of pregnancy without ejaculation occurring?

Who knows?: Likelihood to get pregnancy is extremely low, if any, without ejacualtion. But, as long as intercourse, either for baby-making or pleasure, takes place between both with favorable anatomical and functional genital tracts, accidental pregnancy may still occur regardless of protection. That is reality of life. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having twins when there are none in the family?

What are the chances of having twins when there are none in the family?

1/80 : The chance of non-identical twins is approximately 1/80 when there is no family history of twins. This increases to 1/58 if the mother has a family history. The frequency of identical twins is unaffected by family history and remains at about 1/250 pregnancies. ...Read more

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What are the effects of preeclampsia in pregnancy?

What are the effects of preeclampsia in pregnancy?

Danger: Preeclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy. It consists of retained fluids, high blood pressure and the kidneys not being able to control protein loss. Delivery is the cure. Medications can be used to stabilize the event and to gain a little lung maturation time. The greatest complication is a seizure and transient liver damage. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy during ovulation?

What are the chances of pregnancy during ovulation?

That is the most: Fertile time, chances are high, if u do not want to be you can do teh morning after pill, if u want to be then u need to start taking prenatal vitamois and extra Folic Acid until u know whether or not u are. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of pregnancy?

Symptoms in a woman: Symptoms felt by a woman who is pregnant include things her partner might not be able to understand. Signs are things he might be able to see. Symptoms of early pregnancy include breast tenderness, drowsiness, nausea. Signs of early pregnancy include breast swelling, slight physical changes around the nipple and cervix, sometimes vomiting. She should take a pregnancy test if late for a period. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of pregnancy?

Lots: Fatigue / nausea / weakness / sweating / irratibility / swelling / there are lots depends on the person. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of pregnancy?

See below: If you had sex since your last period and have missed your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. You may consult this site for more info: http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant#1 ...Read more

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What are the benefits of yoga in pregnancy?

What are the benefits of yoga in pregnancy?

Pain relief: Yoga helps to strengthen your core muscles which are often stressed during pregnancy. Yoga also helps by relieving a lot of tension and muscle aches. ...Read more

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What are the signs of pregnancy?

What are the signs of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Missed period, breadt tenderness, nausea, low abdominal pain, urinating all the time and fatigue just to name a few. .. ...Read more

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Hey what does it mean if I have a dream that I took two pregnancy test and they were positive???

Hey what does it mean if I have a dream that I took two pregnancy test and they were positive???

Nothing: Dreams are random and all they tell us is what's on our mind. We owe a great debt to the founders of psychotherapy, but today's psychiatry has rejected Freud's idea that dreams tell us our secret wishes. Ask yourself, "Do I want to become a mother?" Often people have mixed feelings. Then plan your life so things happen to make you happy. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If you have a dream about positive pregnancy tests does it mean it's real or it's gonna become real?

If you have a dream about positive pregnancy tests does it mean it's real or it's gonna become real?

On your mind: The fact that you are asking about it confirms that pregnancy is on your mind. Like other dreams, it is a reflection of what you care about. Are you trying hard to become pregnant? Are you going to be in big trouble if you become pregnant? ...Read more

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I've token 2 pregnancy text and they come out negative. I look and feel pregnant. I had a dream of a pregnancy positive test!

I've token 2 pregnancy text and they come out negative.  I look and feel pregnant.  I had a dream of a pregnancy positive test!

Did you take the: Pregnancy tests after you missed your period? Timing is important. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). ...Read more

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If you have a pregnancy dream, does it mean you could be pregnant I have pregnancy symptoms and had a dream about having a baby does it mean anything?

If you have a pregnancy dream, does it mean you could be pregnant I have pregnancy symptoms and had a dream about having a baby does it mean anything?

Dream: Having a dream about being pregnant does not mean you are pregnant, but if you think you are the pregnant, the best way to be out of doubt is to have a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I started having nightmares in my early pregnancy. I dream of alien baby, wild animals which i need to defend for my life. How could i reduce those?

I started having nightmares in my early pregnancy. I dream of alien baby, wild animals which i need to defend for my life.  How could i reduce those?

You're normal.REALLY: First thing, know that what you are experiencing is common, even normal. Animal themes in dreams are often tied to the increased awareness that we too are part of the animal kingdom. Your mama-bear instincts may also be preparing your to battle for your baby (if needed). Journal your dreams in detail and look for recurrent themes. Also, try additional ways to be mindful, at peace, before bed. ...Read more

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My period is 59 days late, and i've had clear, egg white consistency discharge the last 2 days. Haven't took pregnancy test but I've been dreaming of ?

My period is 59 days late, and i've had clear, egg white consistency discharge the last 2 days. Haven't took pregnancy test but I've been dreaming of ?

Unprotected sex?: Dreams are interesting, but you don't mention the main thing. Did you have unprotected sex a bit over two months ago? Do a test or go for a test/exam ASAP since you'll need to plan for whatever this is. Don't just wait and dream. If you are pregnant you need to begin proper care - if it's something else, you need a Dx/Tx plan too. Best! ...Read more

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How rare is the hook effect in pregnancy or is it just a myth?

How rare is the hook effect in pregnancy or is it just a myth?

Not a myth: Any test using immunoassay technology can be subject to hook effect. If your doctor suspects hook effect for any test s/he can ask the lab to dilute the specimen. ...Read more

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Does lifting weights causes belly expansion like that of pregnancy ?Dont if it os a myth or fact

Does lifting weights causes belly expansion like that of pregnancy ?Dont if it os a myth or fact

No: Weightlifting does not cause a big belly. Working out with weights more likely gives one a more muscular, smaller belly. ...Read more

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Can you use vitamin C to end pregnancy? Or is it a myth

Can you use vitamin C to end pregnancy? Or is it a myth

Myth: It is a myth. Oral vitamin c is excreted in urine and serum concentration does not really increase if one takes doses larger than 1000 mg daily. ...Read more