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Is it safe to use fertilizer while pregnant?

Is it safe to use fertilizer while pregnant?

Depends: It depends on the fertilizer and how you handle it. Some fertilizers can be dangerous to the fetus. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/8056207. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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Is it safe to use fertilizer in my yard when i'm pregnant?

Probably: Organic fertilizers, nitrogen based formulas, should be safe, especially later in pregnancy. Pesticides of any kind should be avoided. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have fertilizer in our garden while I am pregnant?

Is it safe to have fertilizer in our garden while I am pregnant?

Yes: Studies/research in human pregnancy are limited with anything that may cause harm to baby. So there is not any great evidence either way on these things. Limiting exposure in the first trimester is usually recommended. But realistically, it's most likely fine. If you are breathing and oxygenating well (not passed out), so is your baby because they hold onto oxygen better than you do. ...Read more

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How long does it take for sperm to fertilizer the egg an get pregnant?

Less than a second : The process of sperm fertilizing and egg takes less than a second. The sperm penetrates the cell wall of the bag and fertilization is essentially instantaneous. If you're asking how long after intercourse until fertilization occurs that can be anywhere from a few hours to 4-5 days. ...Read more

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I work in a "farm" industry. Is it safe to work with fertilizers (ammonium sulfate, Zn, Mn, etc) or with herbicides and pesticides while pregnant?

I work in a "farm" industry. Is it safe to work with fertilizers (ammonium sulfate, Zn, Mn, etc) or with herbicides and pesticides while pregnant?

Yes with caution: It is very important to wear protective clothing. Should not let anything absorb through your skin especially on hands. And if you are spraying anything make sure you wear protective devices for your face and avoid spraying in tight indoor spaces where you might breath in chemicals. ...Read more

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Are organic fertilizers a health risk to small children?

Are organic fertilizers a health risk to small children?

Can be: Using any fertilizer - organic or not - should be as the packaging instructs. I would advise caution during the application phase. I've never been asked this question in my practice so I enjoyed researching it. http://www.planetnatural.com/lawn-chemicals/ ...Read more

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When the fertilizer egg implanting interus, you can feel pain?

When the fertilizer egg implanting interus, you can feel pain?

Possible tinge: Some people claim to feel a small tinge, pinch, or ache when the egg implants, but this is not universal and the pain should not be continuous. If the pain remains, discuss with your ob/gyn to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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Could an increased exposure to pre-emergent fertilizers cause pvc's?

Could an increased exposure to pre-emergent fertilizers cause pvc's?

Possibly: It is possible that a pre-emergent herbicide could have effects on your body, including the thyroid gland, which could in turn disturb the normal regular rhythm of your heart. If your PVCs are a new symptom or have changed in frequency or are associated with other symptoms like dizziness or chest pain, it would be worthwhile to get evaluated thoroughly by an occupational /environmental specialist. ...Read more

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Is aml related to environmental toxins like farm pesticides, fertilizers?

Is aml related to environmental toxins like farm pesticides, fertilizers?

Pesticides : Risk factors for AML tobacco use? Herbicides? Pesticides? – benzene exposure – xrt – topoisomerase ii inhibitors (e.g. Etoposide), alkylating agents – mds – other cell proliferation disorders cml, polycythemia vera, primary thrombocytosis, pnh. ...Read more

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Believe allergic reaction to large qty of fertilizer itchy burn watery eyes. Dry mouth sneezing stuffy nose. Remedy?

Believe  allergic reaction to large qty of fertilizer   itchy burn watery eyes. Dry mouth sneezing stuffy nose.   Remedy?

Protect yourself: The remedy is to wear an appropriate mask while you're working with any chemicals. Also wear eye protection. Avoid contact for 5 to 7 days with anymore fertilizer. ...Read more

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At what month a pregnant woman should'nt watch bad movies?

At what month a pregnant woman should'nt watch bad movies?

It is up to her.: I personally don't like some types of movies - so whether pregnant or not, I avoid watching things that are unduly upsetting. ...Read more

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What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

Get it checked.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more

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So found out i was pregnant and I should be 4 weeks but ER say 3 how is this?

Last period: The dates that are used to calculate your due date are based on the first day of your last period, not on when you conceive. That is why most women are further along than they think. ...Read more

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My husband does'nt produce enough semen to get me pregnant how should he improve this?

My husband does'nt produce enough semen to get me pregnant how should he improve this?

Urologist: Only an evaluation by a fertility specialist and a urologist can get to the bottom of that. Sometimes medicines or surgery can improve things but only after we figure out what the specific problem is. ...Read more

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What does it mean when i work and it hurt my abdinoimail area ER dr told me i may have herrnia from when i was pregnant...

What does it mean when i work and it hurt my abdinoimail area ER dr told me i may have herrnia from when i was pregnant...

Hernia info: Hernias are literally opening that don't belong there that something is able to push through. It's possible you have an inguinal (groin), an umbilical (belly button), a ventral (either midline or off to the side below the level of the umbilicus), or an incisional (in a surgical scar) hernia. Pregnancy increases the pressure inside the abdomen & can make it worse. See your surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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My wife is 11 week pregnant and we went for sonography. The NT came 2mm. Her age is 24yrs please suggest what does it mean?

NT= 2 ??: I am not sure what NT stands for but... Just as there are standard curves for growth in wt an length and head circumphrence there is a spread around the mean. What we really are looking for most closely is the continuing growth of th fetus. ...Read more

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Dr, is it necessary to do NT or quadruple scan in pregnancy? If we found any defect in baby is there any medicine to solve the defects?

Dr,  is it necessary to do NT or quadruple scan in pregnancy? If we found any defect in baby is there any medicine to solve the defects?

Its elective: Some of the issues associated with Down's syndrome and spina bifida require specialty hospital/surgeons to be available, so knowing the results ahead of time will allow your physician to either have you deliver at those sites or consult someone before delivery ...Read more

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I have habit of eating raw rice frequently im NT able to control myself..! planning to get pregnant n m scared if it will effect bad? any solution?

I have habit of eating raw rice frequently im NT able to control myself..! planning to get pregnant n m scared if it will effect bad? any solution?

A habit to break...: Raw rice won't harm your pregnancy unless it is contaminated with a germ that can harm your pregnancy. When rice is cooked, all the germs are killed and its the best way to eat rice when you are pregnant. You should work on breaking this habit prior to "trying" to get pregnant. Get help from a therapist if you can't do it on your own. Best wishes! ...Read more