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Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Treatment For Physically Active During Pregnancy

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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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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What is the best food for men before pregnancy?

What is the best food for men before pregnancy?

Healthy diet: Adopting a healthy lifestyle of eating healthy and exercise is good for both dad and mom and for optimal pregnancy. Vegetables and fruits with fish such as salmon at least twice a week, skinless chicken should be added to the main meal. ...Read more

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What is the most important period during pregnancy to eat healthy?

What is the most important period during pregnancy to eat healthy?

First trimester?: Maternal nutrition is very important throughout peri conception, pregnancy and lactation. Arguably the ingestion of Folic Acid preconceptionally is the most important aspect, however healthy diet throughout pregnancy can prevent maternal-fetal or even remote complications decades later to the offspring. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids in pregnancy?

What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids in pregnancy?

Drink a lot of water: Many times, hemorrhoids in pregnancy are made worse by not hydrating well and thus constipation sets in. Straining increases the risk of hemorrhoids. Increasing fiber intake also helps. You can use over the counter hemorrhoid remedies, which are safe to use during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a syst in a pregnant woman?

What is the best treatment for a syst in a pregnant woman?

Observation: If your not having any symptoms and cyst is not large observation would be the proper course. Most ov cysts during pregnancy will resolve after delivery. Very large cyst my cause labor obstruction if low in the pelvis. If large cyst has benign appearance it may be treated with needle aspiration. You OB schould discuss with you findings and proper management for specific type of cyst. Brignonimd.Co. ...Read more

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What is the best tea for overall health of an active young woman?

What is the best tea for overall health of an active young woman?

GanoTea SOD: Sod stands for super oxide dismutase. This molecule destroys one million free radicals per second every second making this the most powerful I have found. Red rooibos is a mild antioxidant tea combination. Get it from www.Docshealthycoffee.Com you can drink it hot; or cold i usually put 5 bags into a gallon of water flavored stevia makes a wonderful additon especially apricot nectar. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids that pregnant woman suffers from?

What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids that pregnant woman suffers from?

Sitz baths: For really bad hemorrhoids you need to decrease the inflammation and keep it clean. Keeping it clean involves sitz baths. Do this after every bowel movement. This is basically cleaning you bottom with warm water for a short period. It cleans and helps decrease inflammation. Do not sit on the toilet to read. If really bad see a proctologist, colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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If someone is pregnant, can oral medication be safe for abortion in the first month of pregnancy? What is the optimal dosage of ru?

If someone is pregnant, can oral medication be safe for abortion in the first month of pregnancy? What is the optimal dosage of ru?

Options: There are many options and local resource centers can help guide you. Adoption is an option that you could consider as well. ...Read more

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What is the best way to eliminate a teen pregnancy?

What is the best way to eliminate  a teen pregnancy?

Education and access: Education of teenagers about pregnancy and its prevention and ready access to birth control are the best ways to eliminate teen pregnancies in this country. ...Read more

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What is the recommended diet for a pregnant woman?

What is the recommended diet for a pregnant woman?

Too long to answer: There are many books that talk about that and someone in your doctor's office should take the time to go over that with you, call them tomorrow to discuss that. ...Read more

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What are the suitable antibiotic to be taken during pregnancy? And what are the doses? For curing urine infection.

What are the suitable antibiotic to be taken during pregnancy? And what are the doses?    For curing urine infection.

Several : There are several antibiotics that are safe during pregnancy. You need to call your ob/gyn to coordinate care and have continuity of care to assure he/she knows all the medications you are taking while pregnant. Of course, it is important to get definitively diagnosed with a urinalysis telling you have an infection and what bacteria is causing it, as you do not want to take any meds unless needed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent cramps in an eight month pregnant woman?

What is the best way to prevent cramps in an eight month pregnant woman?

ASK YOUR OB !!: What kind of cramps, if you mena uterine cramps you need to call your OB immedicately cause that could be contractions or something else going on that needs immediate attention, if it is leg cramps or other the treatment is totally differnet, your OB or someone covering for your OB is on call this weekend! ...Read more

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What are the best exercises for a breastfeeding mother?

What are the best exercises for a breastfeeding mother?

Exercise is good: Make sure to stay hydrated. The baby may prefer to nurse prior to exercise. Baby may also not like to nurse after you have been sweating, so wash the breast. ...Read more

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What is the best food for pregnant women?

What is the best food for pregnant women?

Healthy foods!: Try to make sure you are eating healthy as you would otherwise, which means focusing on a colorful plant based diet with lean proteins. Make sure your veggies/fruits are watched. Avoid nonpasteurized food unless you are preparing/making them yourself. Be careful about raw meats/seafoods, would generally avoid them - though Japanese women eat sushi regularly while pregnant. Need prenatal vits. ...Read more

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What is the quickest and most effective way to have a miscarriage at home?

What is the quickest and most effective way to have a miscarriage at home?

?odd question: This is an odd question to ask. If you do not want the pregnancy, you need to contact your dr. Immediately and discuss your case in detail. There is no quick and effective way of having a miscarriage at home. Call you dr/gyn asap and get an appointment. Best wishes and be well! ...Read more

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What can be the preventive measures for thyroid during pregnancy?and what kind of diet needs to maintained for that??

What can be the preventive measures for thyroid during pregnancy?and what kind of diet needs to maintained for that??

More information: is needed to answer your question. What do you mean by "thyroid"? Do you currently take medication for your thyroid? This is important to consider before pregnancy. Also, I hope you will consider NOT getting pregnant at your young age. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap! ...Read more

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What are the best drugs for asthma in a pregnant woman?

What are the best drugs for asthma in a pregnant woman?

All are best: Pulmicort and Atrovent (ipratropium) HFA are class b drugs. All others are class c. If Pulmicort and atrovent (ipratropium) fail to control your asthma do not hesitate to take any class c asthma drug recommended by your physician. The best drug for your fetus is oxygen. Uncontrolled asthma deprives the uterus of oxygen. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cleanse you body after being on multiple meds for an extended period?

What is the best way to cleanse you body after being on multiple meds for an extended period?

Some questions...: My first concern is that you don't abruptly stop medications; in some cases, this can cause a relapse or withdrawal seizure. I am wondering why you have been on multiple medications for an extended period of time. Have you recovered completely? Please talk to your doctor about stopping the medications safely. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more