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What To Eat When Pregnant To Get Fair Baby
I am 37 weeks pregnant and am 1 1/2 centimeters dialated I have had constant contractions for 3 weeks and I have had the steroid shots for the babies lungs is it safe to take castor oil to induce labor I can't sleep get sick when I eat and am in pain from
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
Not!: Your baby's skin tone, hair and eye color are all determined at the moment of conception when the genetic contributions of the mother and father combine in that inexplicable miracle. And all, except absolutely necessary, drugs and chemicals should be avoided during pregnancy. A bad idea from many perspectives. ... ...Read more
No: There is absolutely no risk/problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there chances for my babies to get Crohn's as my husband has Crohn's disease? What should I do to help my pregnancy?
Some genetic: Predisposition exists in the pathogenesis of Crohn's disease. Many different loci have been identified. Inheritance is not in a typical dominant or recessive pattern. The best thing you can do during pregnancy to protect your children is to maintain a healthy diet, take prenatal vitamins, have good prenatal care and after the birth of your babies, exclusively breast feed. ...Read more
My son is 9 months -- I want to get pregnant again soon. Is it too early? Are there any risks having babies so close together?
Next child: Your OB/gyne will know your history and be able to answer this more reliably, ...Read more
What to do if I want a small baby so I don't get too fat during pregnancy. How can I choose my babies size?
Pregnancy: You can't choose your babies size. The size of your baby has nothing to do with getting fat during pregnancy. The amount of weigh you gain is up to you, as long as baby is growing properly. The uterus returns to normal size, when the baby is out. What you should be asking is, what is the best way to eat to get a healthy baby!!!! Get your priorities straight. ...Read more
How do I get pregnant, I have been trying for 7years, seen gyn, myself and hubby health is ok for babies, can any sex position or food help?
Fertility expert: Sorry you are having this struggle. Without knowing more I can only advise you see a fertility expert to get to the bottom of the issue. If you have ever been told you are overweight, have diabetes or metabolic syndrome or polycystic ovaries then weight loss is something you can work on in the mean time. ...Read more
I loss my twin babies at 16 weeks doctors said there was n problem wit me nor the babies is it ok to get pregnant six months after?
Am 10wks pregnant with twins but I find it hard to eat and am losing weight. Am worried for my babies.
Your best efforts...: Will be good enough. Please keep your perinatologist, and OB informed. Babies are the ultimate parasite. They will stay healthy longer than the host. Try to eat many small meals a day. High calorie foods, High in Protein. Two babies will put pressure on your stomach so you will have a smaller stomach to work with. Listen to your cravings as well they are trying to tell you something. ...Read more
How does a pregnancy results in twins. What should we do get pregnant which will result in twin babies.
Hi doctors, I want to have babies in the future can I get pregnant and have some kids if I am HBV carrier?
.: Yes, you can. But inform the doctors earlier, as the baby needs to get vaccination and immunoglobulin as soon as possible after birth. ...Read more
Trying to conceive for second babies but got disappointed every month, please any help or advise so as to get pregnant fast?
Patience: The average time to conception is quoted as 6 months and most don't consider you as having a fertility issue before at least a year of trying. Your regular OB can sometimes assess the basic health issues, but if this continues beyond a year both you and your partner need an evaluation. ...Read more
I was pregnant with twins. At 11th week of my pregnancy I came to know that my babies had lost their heartbeat. Can I again get pregnant with twins?
Yes: Sorry for your loss. Anyone can get pregnant with twins as long as they are fertile. You may have a little more chance than the average woman since you have done it once. I believe the frequency of twins runs about 1/400 pregnancies. ...Read more
I had my tubes burned 9 years ago, had a misscarriage 2weeks ago, does that mean I can have babies again? Did my tubes grow back? Can I get pregnant again
I wanted to have babies. My period last only 2 days but my cycle is very regular with 30 days. 1 month we tried. But didn't get pregnant? Can I have baby easily?
Can you tell me if it's mandatory for pregnant women to get tested from hiv/aids before delivering their babies?
Varies: In my state such tests are mandated by existing law. ...Read more
If I took one hit of medicinal marihuana, and I'm 25 weeks pregnant, how long will it take to get out of my system and my unborn babies system?
Twin babies died at 18 weeks in the utero and found out at 21 week, were in the same sac, I only pass 1 placenta is it ok to get pregnant 4 mths after?
If I smoked weed in my pregnancy an but im clean when I go into labor will cps still get involved if its not in mine or the babies system?
Am 22.sexualy active from last month. I wanted to have babies. But am worried as my period last only 2 days. But my cycle is very regular. Am having 30 day cycle. Can I get pregnant easily with 2 day period??
Dr. Is it true that ladies who get pregnant by self/home insemination will get birth defects/menatally/physicaly retarded babies?
My twin babies died in me for 3 weeks and I gave birth, they were in the same sac and I pass only 1 placenta, is it ok to get pregnant 4 months after?
Monoamnionic twins: Of all "identical" twins, the rarest and most dangerous of all have monoamnionic monochorionic placentation, meaning one amnionic sac contains both, nourished from a single placenta, detectible by 9-10 weeks. These twins hardly ever survive because no membrane separates their cords, so normal movement will eventually wind up twisting the two cords around each other until strangulation occurs. ...Read more
Did preemie babies back in the 80's get MRI's to check for AVM? I'm nervous that might have one and not know then in 2 years when pregnant ill find out
MRI: There is a good chance that preemies did not have MRIs in the 80s to rule out av malformations ...Read more
Review records: Its hard to answer that question without reviewing records. Most hernia repair are done without complications. The ovary is push back into position and the hernia is repaired. In some cases if there were any complications, i.e. surgeon was unable to reduce a strangulated ovary, it would need to be removed. But we only need one functioning ovary to get pregnant ...Read more
Can babies get seizures while in utero? Will that continue affecting them once they're born? 27w pregnant, baby makes erratic movements/twitches.
Is it true that palmatic acid or palm oil turn into soap in the digestive tract of babies? Is it OK to eat palm oil during pregnancy?
Palm oil: Palm oil got its bad reputation as a highly saturated fat and should be eaten only in moderation at any time, not just during pregnancy. It will not turn into soap in the digestive tracts of infants. It is an oil that is used for making soap, so I guess that is where this rumour was started. ...Read more