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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean To Have A Flat Pelvic Bone Pregnancy

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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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Can your uterus come above your pelvic bone earlier in subsequent pregnancies? I'm 11 weeks an i can feel my fundus well and truly above my pubic bone

Possibly: This will depend on your weight and the size of your stomach. If you are very thin then it may be possible to palpate your fundus. Ask your doctor to confirm what you are feeling at your next visit. ...Read more

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Does relaxin loosen all muscles / ligaments and bones in body during pregnancy as well as the pelvic area ? Thanks

Does relaxin loosen all muscles / ligaments and bones in body during pregnancy as well as the pelvic area ? Thanks

Yes: though of course it is evolutionarily programmed to help you through childbirth by working specifically on the pelvic ligaments. However, you are probably at increased risk for sprains etc. during this time period, both for this reason and because your balance may be somewhat off. So be careful! I would certainly avoid backbends specifically and use extra care in any exercise regimen. ...Read more

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I keep feeling tingling sensation in my pelvic area. More of pelvic bone area is that a early pregnancy sign or is my period coming soon?

I keep feeling tingling sensation in my pelvic area. More of pelvic bone area  is that a early pregnancy sign or is my period coming soon?

Interesting: Localized nerve dsfunction due to compression of the nerve itself or its tiny blood supply leads to intermittent parasthesias (tingling). Uterine fibroids, cysts and orthopedic conditions are among the many things that can cause this. I would see the gyn as they are best at doing a pelvic exam and knowing when order studies (ultrasound, x-ray, mri), and when to refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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Could pain near pelvic mean pregnancy?

Could pain near pelvic mean pregnancy?

It could mean : anything. If you think you are pregnant, wait until you miss your next period and take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pelvis begins to hurt during pregnancy ?

What does it mean when your pelvis begins to hurt during pregnancy ?

Many reasons: It depends on how far along you are in your pregnancy. Pelvic pain could be due to a variety of different reasons (infection, preterm contractions, round ligament pain, etc.). Any significant type of pain during pregnancy should warrant an assessment by your physician. ...Read more

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Can no LH mean early pregnancy along with mild cramping above pelvic region and bloating?

Can no LH mean early pregnancy along with mild cramping above pelvic region and bloating?

Negative LH: LH is used to determine whether or not there was a surge to induce ovulation or not. It does not portend that you are pregnant. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more