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What Happens When Your Water Breaks In Pregnancy
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
Is it true that when in labor the vessels in uterus open up so when "your water breaks" naturally ect. it can enter your bloodstream causing AFE ?
Yes: It is true, but extremely rare. AFE is a tragic outcome in a labor that happens very very very rarely. It is unfortunately also very very very dangerous if it happens. I have seen it occur once in my career and it did not go well despite the best possible care. The good news is that again, its super super rare. ...Read more
Pregnancy: Its common for baby to move but check with your ob. ...Read more
Hypoglycemia: Hello. when our body is resting we convert sugar to fat. But when we dont eat normally body tries to convert fat to sugar to help with brain as brain uses glucose. Sometimes when body is in stress, we end up utilizing more sugar than body can make especially when fasting and thats when sugars drop. ...Read more
When your pregnant do your breasts start to leak milk while your pregnant or does it only happen after the babys born?
It varies: It's not uncommon to have some leakage before the baby is born. Full production, however, doesn't start until after the baby is born and the nipples are being stimulated by the infant latching. ...Read more
Can sperm on stomach travel through warm water in the shower, while washing down there at the same time get you pregnant?
No worries: Salmon swim upstream to the same area where they hatched. Sperm are so small that you can't even see one with a magnifying glass. Being in the shower means the water is coming down from above, at 2 gallons per minute, unless it's one of those fancy Jacuzzi showers with water going sideways. Anyway, sperm are not salmon and cannot swim upriver to migrate into a vagina for spawning. No worries. ...Read more
Relating to the brain eating ameoba; is it ok if I boil the water in the morning and use it throughout the day? Keeping it in a bootle?
Naegleria Fowleri: Is the amoeba causing the brain eating syndrome. The usual port of entry is through nostrils by swimming in warm, contaminated waters. Otherwise, I think is safer to boil the water, but for other reasons and if otherwise the water that you drink is not clean. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not much: Just a chemical irritation. Rinse thoroughly with water and check if there is any base in the chemicals- base is dangerous and should be checked out. ...Read more
I hear that a lot of times a fetus can eat their own waste, during pregnancy and during delivery, what cause this to happen?
Mother Nature : See during fetal life, fetus is packed inside an amniotic fluid filled sac, he has no choice but to drink and pee that fluid out. Behind this what's the logic is that if his food pipe is blocked he won't be able to swallow the fluid so mother will have too much fluid in sac on other side problem with fetal kidneys don't let him pee so less fluid. His poop he swallows or inhales in distress mostly. ...Read more
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