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Doctor insights on: What Type Pantyliners To Wear During Pregnancy

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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 am already heavy but I don't wanna gain to much during my pregnancy what type of exercise should I do while I aam pregnant?

I am already heavy but I don't wanna gain to much during my pregnancy what type of exercise should I do while I aam pregnant?

Great question!: By far the best exercise you can do is walking! make sure you have a comfortable pair of shoes! and take nice slow walks...Great for the circulation; and low impact. You might also try using an elliptical machine; as this is also low impact on your joints, just do it slowly and you'll get a great work-out. Yoga is another great thing to study while pregnant; very relaxing. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Which type of diabetes happens during pregnancy?

Which type of diabetes happens during pregnancy?

Gestational diabetes: Gestational diabetes is a condition where women develop high blood sugar during pregnancy without a prior history of diabetes. It is often without symptoms, but can be picked up during routine pre-natal screening. There is some risk to the baby if it is not treated, and there is some risk of the mother having diabetes after birth. ...Read more

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What types of sports are advisable during pregnancy?

What types of sports are advisable during pregnancy?

Several: Most sports can continue during pregnancy, unless they are contact sports. The safest type of athletic activity for women, especially after the second trimester, is swimming. The pressure of the water helps alleviate lower extremity swelling. Pregnant women tend to have trouble with balance and swimming provides a good activity where balance is not a factor. ...Read more

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What type of food should I avoid during pregnancy?

What type of food should I avoid during pregnancy?

Avoid: Avoid excess fish consumption. Avoid tuna. Avoid unpasteurized cheeses. Avoid deli meets (cold cuts). Minimize caffeine consumption. Should be ok if cooked. ...Read more

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What type of diabetes can happen during pregnancy?

What type of diabetes can happen during pregnancy?

Gestational diabetes: If you do not have diabetes before you are pregnant, but become diabetic during the pregnancy you have developed "gestational diabetes". You will be at increased risk for adult onset diabetes later in life as well. ...Read more

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Which types of natural pain meds are used during pregnancy?

Which types of natural pain meds are used during pregnancy?

Acetaminophen: Very few medications are truly safe in pregnancy. You should address the cause of your pain during pregnancy rather than trying to mask it with medication. If you have back pain or hip pain, start water aerobics or gentle exercises to help with your pain. ...Read more

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What type of bra to get during pregnancy that works for lactation?

What type of bra to get during pregnancy that works for lactation?

The one you like: Get one you like and that fits and is comfortable. The lactation bras are nice with the flaps that open...It doesn't matter as long as you are happy. Nursing pads are important as well...It is nice to have them when the flow starts! ...Read more

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What will happen if you have a negative blood type and your bf had a positive blood type during a pregnancy?

What will happen if you have a negative blood type and your bf had a positive blood type during a pregnancy?

Rh negative: If a woman is Rh negative, and the father of her baby is Rh positive, there is a good chance that their baby will be Rh positive. When a Rh neg mom carries a Rh pos baby, there is a good chance that at some point during the pregnancy, their blood will mix and cause the mom's blood to make antibodies which attack the babies blood causing anemia. Mom's take rhogam to prevent this. ...Read more