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What Decisions Will My Doctors Have The Power To Make In Labor And Delivery
Two way street: You have complete control over medical decisions that concern you. Since you have a baby inside you, your doctor in responsible for both patients. Certain medical conditions place the mom's needs at odds with the baby's. All medical decisions should be discussed with you and you have the right to participate in your care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me for osteoarthritis in neck and telling me that they will affect my quality of life, and that they aren't the way to go?
Resubmit question: Your question makes no sense. Resubmit it if you want an answer. ...Read more
Sister-in-law has been rushed to hospital. She is 28 weeks pregnant with lots of pain. All the infomation i got on my answering machine was that they need to take the baby by c-section to save her and the baby. The mother will need a blood transfusion.
The : The most common life threatening issues to a mother and the baby during pregnancy are usually a result of hemorrhage (massive bleeding). The likely causes of hemorrhage are placenta praevia, placental abruption, and uterine rupture. Based on the date of this post i hope you have obtained some answers from you family by now. I hope mom and baby are well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i change my obgyn after the first trimester, if so do I just go to the office and ask them to make copies of all my records for the new md?
Dear doctors, my wife is almost close to 32nd wk, so how can we recognise the pain for labour and what are the things i need to keep in mind b4 labour.
I went to the doctors and have been referred to a breast clinic, what will happen at my appointment in terms of tests and exams?
What happens if a patient is in a state of comatose (unresponsive) can their family tell the doctors to pull the plug and let them die?
Yes and No: There are laws and protocols that must be followed. Depending on the reason for coma, the prognosis may be poor, and likely, this is your concern? I'm sorry if you are in this situation. It is not inappropriate to withdrawal care and place the patient on comfort measure, but again, their are laws and protocols that dictate who makes that decision. ...Read more
What will happen if I go in the ER for suicidal thoughts an self harm? What is the process and will they want to keep me in the mental health ward?
You may get help: If you go to the ER, they will likely refer you to a psychiatrist or psychologist for evaluation. People frequently have suicidal ideas, but don't intend to carry it out without a plan. If you seek help, your primary physician can refer you to competent people who can help you get over the depression and get on with your life. Good luck! ...Read more
What is the chances that a cervical ripening don't dilate my cervix and the baby don't drop when im at the hospital and they have to do a c-section?
Help hold and burp: I can answer this as a father as well as a pediatrician. Sometimes, with a newborn you just don't have a lot of direct contact, because mom does most of the work. But, we can be a strong second string. We can make mom more comfortable, massage our babies during nursing, help with burping, and hold your baby right after he/she has it's belly full. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When is the right time to go the hospital and what is the best position to be in to make labor easier. thanks in advance!
I'm getting breast implants in a couple of weeks, can anyone tell me the steps they put you through when you go to the office?
What's your job?: It depends on your relationship. Do you have a specific job? if so, what is it, so that we can give you some suggestions. Ask again and clarify, please. ...Read more
Early on in the pregnancy, are there any indications of the sex of the baby from the heart rate? My partner and i are really excited to know the sex of our baby, and we don’t want to have to wait for the ultrasound. We’re going to an early appointment thi
Old : Old wives tales suggest that girl fetuses have heart rates above 140, while boy fetuses tend to have heart rates lower than 140. Unfortunately, as sexy as it sounds to believe that we might predict a babyâ€™s sex by the heart rate, itâ€™s simply not true. Repeated studies have proven that fetal heart rate does not correlate to fetal sex, but it does correlate to gestational age. As fetuses develop, their heart rates tend to drop. As a mother, i know how impatient i was to discover that i was having a little girl, but i can tell you that the thrill i felt when i found out my babyâ€™s gender made it well worth the wait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just want to say thank you to all the doctors who have the determination, courage,compassion to assist their patients get well and feel better :)?
You're welcome!: "Time, sympathy and understanding must be lavishly dispensed, but the reward is to be found in that personal bond which forms the greatest satisfaction of the practice of medicine. One of the essential qualities of the clinician is interest in humanity, for the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient." --Dr. Francis W. Peabody, 21 October 1926, to Harvard medical students. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plan Ahead: You are usually not able to bring other children to the delivery suite during labor, nor would you be able to care for them and manage them. Make a plan as delivery nears to have a friend, relative, or other caregiver available and "on call" to take your children when you need to go to the hospital for delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where can me and my fiance go to see if we can make a baby? To make sure both of our body can reproduce?
Many reasons: This may be related to a test or procedure that would necessitate him not eating. If his condition is such that eating might make it worse, then that may also may be a reason. ...Read more
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