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What precautions should I take exercising before and after pregnancy?

What precautions should I take exercising before and after pregnancy?

Exercise: It is best not to begin a new strenuous exercise program during pregnancy. If you exercise regularly, continue with your normal routine. If you want to begin a program, walking is probably your best option. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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I have to travel for 16 hrs this weekend. My pregnancy test was positive. What precautions should I take for travelling? Suggest.

I have to travel for 16 hrs this weekend. My pregnancy test was positive. What precautions should I take for travelling? Suggest.

1st Trimester safe: Unless you have severe anemia (hemoglobin of less than 8.5 gm%) or sickle cell disease/trait, the reduced cabin oxygen pressure will not cause harm to you or your fetus. If your blood count is reduced more than 25% to 30%, however, you may require pre-travel treatment of the anemia and/or supplemental oxygen en route, . ...Read more

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When should I have pregnancy test it is 6 days past of my ovulation.Kindly consider my medical history and tell me what precautions should I take now ?

When should I have pregnancy test it is 6 days past of my ovulation.Kindly consider my medical history and tell me what precautions should I take now ?

Some early : Pregnancy tests can detect pregnancy up to six days prior to your anticipated period. (sorry the only medical history that shows are your pregnancy stats). ...Read more

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I have completed 32 week of pregnancy in my latest ultrasound report it showed mild oligohydramnios, what precautions should I take. Please advise any treatment?

I have completed 32 week of pregnancy in my latest ultrasound report it showed mild oligohydramnios, what precautions should I take.
Please advise any treatment?

Oligohydramnios: just means there is less amniotic fluid in your gestational sac than normal. Continue to drink liquids plenty and hope for the best. Oligohydramnios only elevates the perinatal fetal risks such as nuchal cord and fetal hypoxia. Please keep close watch with your OB doctor and good luck. ...Read more

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What precautions to take in 3 months pregnancy?

What precautions to take in 3 months pregnancy?

Precaution list: 1.) see a OB md for prenatal care. 2.) get plenty of sleep. 3.) use a balanced diet high in fruits and vegetables 4) avoid alcohol, smoking anything and not wearing a seat belt in a vehicle. 5.) take prenatal vitamins with 1 mg Folic Acid daily. 6. ) bleeding. Water breakage, and pain = immediate OB md call. 7.) enjoy the new arrival. ...Read more

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How can I confirm pregnancy in how many days regarding pregnancy how can I confirm pregnancy in how many days? From starting day on wards what type of precautions we have to take?

How can I confirm pregnancy in how many days regarding pregnancy
how can I confirm pregnancy in how many days?
From starting day on wards what type of precautions we have to take?

Early : Early response pregnancy tests may confirm pregnancy as early as 6 days prior to normal period time. Regular home pregnancy tests can normally be taken at the time period is missed. If you believe you are pregnant, recommend taking prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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My wife had a miscarriage in her 3 mnth and she had to undergo d&c, what precautions should she take & are there any negative effects on next pregnancy?

My wife had a miscarriage in her 3 mnth and she had to undergo d&c, what precautions should she take & are there any negative effects on next pregnancy?

None: There are no precautions or negative effects for next pregnancy, but we usually like for women to have 3 normal cycles until trying to get pregnant after a miscarriage or d&c. ...Read more

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What are the precautions to prevent pregnancy?Or what pills we can take after intercourse?

What are the precautions to prevent pregnancy?Or what pills we can take after intercourse?

Multiple options: 1. Oral contraceptives-prevents conception by inhibiting ovulation.2. Depo-provera works like the pills injected every three months. 3. Intrauterine devices (iud), 4. Barrier devices (i.e. Condoms) 5. Abstinence during fertile period: there are 3 basic procedures to predict ovulation:(a) ovulation method (b) rhythm method (c) temperature, 6. Withdrawal (coitus interrupts), 7. Sterilization. ...Read more

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Found out I have MTHFR homozygous 1298. Had one successful pregnancy before I ever knew, but worried about future pregnancies. Precautions to take?

Found out I have MTHFR homozygous 1298. Had one successful pregnancy before I ever knew, but worried about future pregnancies. Precautions to take?

Genetic questions: The best place to start when considering family planning in the context of a known mutation is to sit down with a genetics counselor. There are many facets to this conversation that should be discussed at one time for purposes of both safety and of reassurance. Please consider this first step. ...Read more

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