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What can I do to prepare for pregnancy if I am diabetic?

What can I do to prepare for pregnancy if I am diabetic?

Control your glucose: It is very important to get your glucose levels in control before pregnancy as high blood sugar levels in very early pregnancy are associated with some birth defects. Please see this handout for more information: http://www.Otispregnancy.Org/files/diabetes.Pdf. ...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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I am a diabetic i want to know what r the food i can take?

I am a diabetic i want to know what r the food i can take?

Diabetic diet: Calories should be restricted. Avoid sweets and limit carbs. Keep a healthy intake of fruits and proteins. Keep hydrated. Try this link. http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant in few months. What should I do before we try? What kinds of vitamins should I take? Do I have to talk to a doctor before?

I want to get pregnant in few months. What should I do before we try?  What kinds of vitamins should I take? Do I have to talk to a doctor before?

If you have not: Has a pap and exam in the past year then u need that before u get preg and i rec the doc do a good hx and physical to make sure you do not ahae any gyn or non gyn problems that need to addressed before u are pregnant and if everything is ok then u should be taking a prenatal or multi vitamin and extra Folic Acid 1 mg while u are trying. ...Read more

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When i can I check pregnancy the earliest? I really want to know already. Thank you.

When i can I check pregnancy the earliest? I really want to know already. Thank you.

6 to 10DAYS AFTER : You can do either home pregnancy test or blood test in a lab which will be positive shortly 3to4 days after implantation and abou6to10 days after ovulation if it is negative, test again in 1to2 days. ...Read more

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Im 41. Do I have to make any tests for ovulation before pregnancy.Just i need to have a baby so much .Plz help me. How can I avoid the risks?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Im 41. Do I have to make any tests for ovulation before pregnancy.Just i need to have a baby so much .Plz help me. How can I avoid the risks?

Prenatal vitamins: If you're already trying to conceive, start taking prenatal vitamins to lower risk of spinal tube defects. If you've been trying for over a year w/o success, go see your reproductive endocrinologist immediately as infertility is defined as more than a year of unprotected sex w/o pregnancy. While waiting for appt w/reproendo, go see family doc for basic check up to be sure you're otherwise heathy. ...Read more

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What should I do to prepare for pregnancy & what can I do to increase my changes to get pregnant?

What should I do to prepare for pregnancy & what can I do to increase my changes to get pregnant?

Pregnancy : Ensure that you eat a balanced diet and live a healthy lifestyle. You can also start taking prenatal multivitamins while trying to get pregnant. You can increase your chances of getting pregnant by having sexual relations on days that you're ovulating. There are different ways of predicting your ovulatory period. Consult your physician about this. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I know if I am in remission from cancer and I want to get pregnant?

What should I know if I am in remission from cancer and I want to get pregnant?

Make an appointment: Make sure you get in touch with your medical oncologist who can tell you about the risks and benefits of trying to get pregnant. They will provide you the most up-to-date information with conceiving a child. ...Read more

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Am 39years old and not able to get pregnancy what can I do?

Am 39years old and not able to get pregnancy  what can I do?

Visit your doctor: First, you need to find out why you can't get pregnant. There can be several factors. Low sperm count in your partner, blocked fallopian tubes, not ovulating. Every cause has a different treatment. Only your doctor can decide the best treatment for you. ...Read more

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What can I do to tell if I am fertile?

What can I do to tell if I am fertile?

Fertility: See a fertility specialist to have testing done to determine if your sperm or eggs (man or woman) are in good working condition. ...Read more

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I was wondering what i will have to do before trying to become a mother when I have type one diabetes?Please help

I was wondering what i will have to do before trying to become a mother when I have type one diabetes?Please help

Talk to your dr: Prepregnancy conception planning is important when one has a chronic illness like diabetes. It is important to have your diabetes under control before and during pregnancy. Talk your doctor for further details. ...Read more

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What to do if I am ttc and I need some advice please?

What to do if I am ttc and I need some advice please?

Work on timing.: Ovulation normally occurs 14 days prior to the next period. Recommend starting to have intercourse a few days prior to ovulation & at ovulation (possibly a couple of days after). Can use an ovulation calendar or ovulation predictor kit to help determine best timing. Take care. ...Read more

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Sir or any to test to a know i m pregnant or not expect home test and how many days i m seen a pregnant or not please rply.

Sir or any to test to a know i m pregnant or not expect home test and how many days i m seen a pregnant or not please rply.

Most women take: A home pregnancy test if they miss their period. An early pregnancy test can be taken several days earlier than that. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I safely take for a migraine? I am 25 weeks pregnant and i want to know what i can take for a headache

What can I safely take for a migraine? I am 25 weeks pregnant and i want to know what i can take for a headache

See your OB GYN: Without a lot more information than is possible to communicate on a forum such as this (like a complete health history) this is impossible and unsafe to answer. Call or visit your obstetrician. ...Read more

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I would love to know if im pregant. I can not go to a doctuer cause I am only 16 and i can't tell my mom she would make me get an abortion i don't want?

I would love to know if im pregant. I can not go  to a doctuer cause I am only 16 and i can't tell my mom she would make me get an abortion i don't want?

Home pregnancy test: If you are late for your period, go to the drug store and buy a home pregnancy test. Follow the instructions. If it's positive I do recommend you involve your parents as it will be important for you to see a doctor regardless of the decision you make about keeping the baby. If you are not pregnant, you need to talk to someone about birth control so you can avoid future undesired pregnancy or std. ...Read more

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Do I have a late puberty? I really need to know if I do and what natural products I can take.

Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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Do I have a late puberty? I really need to know if I do and what natural products I can take.

Delayed puberty?: Puberty is delayed if secondary sexual development( breast development in girls, testicular enlargement in boys) has not started by age 13 in girls and by 14 in boys. If this is the case, you need to be seen to sort out the cause. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, if I am anemic and i'm pregnant do I have any health risks for when i give birth to my baby?

Can you tell me, if I am anemic and i'm pregnant do I have any health risks for when i give birth to my baby?

Prob won't help/hurt: A balanced diet with intake of recommended daily vitamins is probably the best and extremes of either too much or too little can have adverse consequences. ...Read more