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Can we have sex during pregnancy month seven?

Can we have sex during pregnancy month seven?

Usually - yes: Yes, unless your doctor has told you that you have a specific medical contraindication. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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I have a friend who is twenty seven weeks pregnant she's done herione during the pregnancy and meth once what are the chances of these drugs showing up?

I have a friend who is twenty seven weeks pregnant she's done herione during the pregnancy and meth once what are the chances of these drugs showing up?

Wrong question: Forgive my frankness. If you're really her friend, you need to ask, "What can I do to help my friend stop doing these drugs, so that she can be a decent parent? " The BEST thing that can happen is that her drug abuse will be detected, Baby put someplace safe away from a drug-abusing mother, and your friend getting clean. I can't help her, but perhaps you can. Please give it a try. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi! Can I take pregnacare conception and seven seas cod liver oil while trying to conceive and during pregnancy?

Hi! Can I take pregnacare conception and seven seas cod liver oil while trying to conceive and during pregnancy?

Definitely: Pregnacare are prenatal vitamins and meant to be taken during pregnancy but starting then before conception decreases your risk of birth defects. Cod liver oil is one of the fish oils that we are all taking to help decrease our cardiovascular risks and is completely safe in pregnancy. Good luck. This baby will be luck to have a mom who cares enough and is smart enough to think to ask. ...Read more

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Why cant I take aleve (naproxen) during the 7 month of pregnancy? What will it do to my baby?

Why cant I take aleve (naproxen) during the 7 month of pregnancy? What will it do to my baby?

Increased risk: Of birth defects and miscarriage in the last trimester when patients have taken Aleve (naproxen). Most medications commonly used in pregnancy have insufficient data to know fetal risks. I recommend not taking it at all during pregnancy if possible. Check with your doctor for alternative treatments based on your symptoms and diagnosis. Drink lots of water, especially in your last trimester & while nursing! ...Read more

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High neutrophil (90) and low lymphocytes during my 7 month of pregnancy what does it mean? Do I need to worry?

High neutrophil (90) and low lymphocytes during my 7 month of pregnancy what does it mean? Do I need to worry?

Do not worry: Normal pregnancy is associated with a rise in the percentage of neutrophils (and thus a decreased percentage of lymphocytes). Since your neutrophilia has been present throughout your pregnancy it is most likely physiologic. One must wonder about an infectious cause and if you have been having fever or signs of a urinary tract infection, please see your obstetrician. If not, relax. ...Read more

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MyPeriod is a month and 15 days late I took 10 home pregnancy tests seven came back positive three said negative?

MyPeriod is a month and 15 days late I took 10 home pregnancy tests seven came back positive three said negative?

Pregnancy tests: The tests are relatively sensitive and accurate. However, you appear to be 70% on your Home Preg testing. With your missed cycle, and suspected unprotected sex in the apst, you may most likely be pregnant. It is time now to see the Dr. And get a confirmatory Serum (blood) test and evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can I test my pregnancy during my first month?

Can I test my pregnancy during my first month?

Clarify: If you mean can you do a pregnancy test to find out if you are pregnant then yes. If you mean can you see a doctor to make sure the pregnancy is proceeding normally then yes. If you are asking something different then please reword your question and ask again. ...Read more

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Is tamrind bad to eat during the second month of pregnancy?

Is tamrind bad to eat during the second month of pregnancy?

No evidence: Tamarind is commonly used in foods around the globe. It is used in the us in worcestershire sauce, in fact. From my review of its uses, I can find no reason why this would be contraindicated in pregnancy. On the other hand, I can find no data to suggest that it is safe or unsafe. Talk to your doctor and I am sure their answer will be similar. This risk is assumed low, but unknown. ...Read more

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Should prenatals be taken during the first month of pregnancy?

Should prenatals be taken during the first month of pregnancy?

Yes and before: It is common to start using prenatal vitamins before, during, and even after pregnancy. Most OB doctors recommend use of prenatal vitamins during pregnancy. One great benefit is getting the required amounts of Folic Acid which help prevent neural tube defects. ...Read more

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What will be the position of baby during 7th month of pregnancy?

What will be the position of baby during 7th month of pregnancy?

You want a heads up?: Actually it is the reverse at 7 months as gravity helps to bring the head down in the pelvis in preparation for future labor. Of course a head up position is called a breech presentation which still occurs in a small percentage of pregnancies and often leads to Cesarean section at delivery. ...Read more

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Is it risky to eat sweets daily during eighth month of pregnancy?

Is it risky to eat sweets daily during eighth month of pregnancy?

If you have: Gestational diabetes that is not well controlled - sweets could contribute to that. If your blood sugars are ok, would suggest just not eating a lot of low quality foods. ...Read more

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Are there warning signs to look for during the 6th month of pregnancy?

Are there warning signs to look for during the 6th month of pregnancy?

Yes: In late 2nd trimester the usual warning signs are related to preterm labor, fetal well-being, and preeclampsia. These include but are not limited to headaches unrelieved by tylenol/rest, upper abdominal pain, (worsening) nausea/vomiting, vaginal bleeding, regular uterine contractions >4-6 per hour, decreased fetal movement, vision changes, concern as to whether your amniotic membranes ruptured. ...Read more

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Is it okay to travel overseas during the 5 th or 6 th month of pregnancy.

Is it okay to travel overseas during the 5 th or 6 th month of pregnancy.

Depends on variables: Depending on your health and progress to that point, your OB may consider you either well enough to travel or not. Many can. You will want to contact any airline you may plan to use because some have restrictions that you will need to understand and work with, but most would not consider 5-6 mo a problem if you had a doc's note. ...Read more

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Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 4th month of pregnancy?

Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 4th month of pregnancy?

Depends: The fourth month, or 16 weeks, is usually a time when genetic testing for down's syndrome is performed. Not all patients want this testing. It is an individual decision. ...Read more

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Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 5th month of pregnancy?

Are there tests or procedures I should have during the 5th month of pregnancy?

Anatomy Scan: If a quad screen or Alpha fetal protein not done, that's usually the latest time. An anatomy scan is usually done between 19-20 weeks. (sonogram). ...Read more

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Are there any warning signs I should look for during the 7th month of pregnancy?

Anything unusual: Anything unusual should be reported to your OB to determine if it's something that's concerning or not. Signs of trouble would include bleeding, pain, severe headaches, swelling, fever, extreme shortness of breath and many others. It's best to discuss anything that you have a question about with your ob. ...Read more

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Is it normal to gain 50 pounds during pregnancy when ur weight before was 110 pounds and still have a month to go?

Is it normal to gain 50 pounds during pregnancy when ur weight before was 110 pounds and still have a month to go?

Increased weight: The typical weight gain in pregnancy is 25-30 lbs. For the entire pregnancy. That said, do not try to lose weight in the last month, instead work at a good balanced diet realizing that the average pregnant woman requires approx. An extra 300 cal /day ...Read more