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What is the range of normal gestation for humans?

What is the range of normal gestation for humans?

Average 280 days.: Average normal gestation for humans is 280 days, but may range from 259 days to 294 days. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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 the measurement of occipitofrontal diameter at 44.4mm within normal measurement range for 16weeks 2 days gestation?

Is the measurement of occipitofrontal diameter at 44.4mm within normal measurement range for 16weeks 2 days gestation?

Atypical measure: Not only do we not typically measure the occipitofrontal diameter, but i can imagine no reason to be getting such a detailed scan at 16 weeks. Is there a concern that you are not mentioning? The standard head measurments are the bpd and the hc (biparietal diameter and head circumference). ...Read more

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My wife has gestational diabetes. She's keeping her glucose in the healthy range but still feels really tired. Is that normal?

My wife has gestational diabetes. She's keeping her glucose in the healthy range but still feels really tired. Is that normal?

PREGNANCY BY ITSELF: Can cause quite a bit of fatigue. As well, there are other potential causes of fatigue so close follow up is important, and good sugar control can also be achieved by eating well and exercising regularly. ...Read more

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At 11w4d my NT measurement was 1.7mm. Is this within the normal range for this gestation? Nasal bone was also present. Waiting blood results.

At 11w4d my NT measurement was 1.7mm. Is this within the normal range for this gestation? Nasal bone was also present. Waiting blood results.

Need blood: First trimester screening for genetic abnormalities such as down syndrome is done by combining the measurement of the nuchal fold (NT) and certain blood tests. The test much be interpreted together to be mathematically reliable. You can not really separate out the individual components. Fortunately that test usually comes back within 24 hours so you will not have to wait long ...Read more

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How deep will the penis go inside vagina for a normal human being with descent erection to have better chances for pregnancy during her ovulation?

How deep will the penis go inside vagina for a normal human being with descent erection to have better chances for pregnancy during her ovulation?

Good luck: Just ejaculate in the vagina and nature will take care of the rest. This is an exciting time for you, and too important to let old superstitions worry you. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate of human fetus at 17 weeks of pregnancy?

What is the normal heart rate of human fetus at 17 weeks of pregnancy?

About 140 (+or- 30): The fetal heart rate can vary considerably depending on the mother's heart rate and health and on the fetal metabolic state, level of activity and probably several other factors. Normally in a very quiet, relaxed postprandial or sleep-like state, it would tend to be low (115 to 120) ; at other times it could possibly rise to 150-160 beats per minute or transiently perhaps to 170-180. ...Read more

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3-day bleeding enough to reach a pad. Is it still within the normal range of bleeding if you are a month pregnant? Is this common in pregnancy?

3-day bleeding enough to reach a pad. Is it still within the normal range of bleeding if you are a month pregnant? Is this common in pregnancy?

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have a small period at one month of pregnancy; bleeding beyond that would be unusual and certainly this would require a visit to the ob-gyn physician. ...Read more

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Pregnancy week 21 urinalysis show specific gravity of 1.01 normal range (1.003-1.030) everything else is perfect what does this mean?

Pregnancy week 21 urinalysis show specific gravity of 1.01 normal range (1.003-1.030) everything else is perfect what does this mean?

Well hydrated...: Specific gravity is essentially a measure of how concentrated your urine is. If you are dehydrated, the number goes up. If you drink lots of water, the number goes down. A slightly low specific gravity just means you are well hydrated. Good job! Its nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Semen report total count 90 miln/ml, active motile 25%, not motile 55% is it normal report & pregnancy can occur. total in range and is this recvrabl?

Semen report total count 90 miln/ml, active motile 25%,  not motile 55% is it normal report & pregnancy can occur. total in range and is this recvrabl?

See Answer: Though your motility is somewhat low (normal: >50% sperm progressively motile), your sperm count is very good and certainly pregnancy is a definite possibility. Some feel the most important single number in the Semen Analysis evaluation is the Total Progressively Motile Sperm per Ejaculate which should be ? 12.5 million (multiply sperm count/ml x semen volume in mL x % sperm progressively motile). ...Read more