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What's considered a high BBT to confirm pregnancy?

What's considered a high BBT to confirm pregnancy?

0.3 degrees F: A sustained rise (3 days or more) mid cycle of 0.3 degrees fahrenheit over baseline is considered significant and a sign of ovulation. If that rise is sustained for 16 days you should do a pregnancy test, but i would not consider it sufficiently reliable to "confirm" pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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What's considered to be a high temperature ? Is a womans temperature higher in early pregnancy?

What's considered to be a high temperature ? Is a womans temperature higher in early pregnancy?

100.3: Most consider 100.3 (38 c) to be a fever. If your temperature is above that and you are pregnant you should be seen by your doctor. I am wondering why you are checking you temperature unless you already know that you are sick? ...Read more

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My boyfriend got me pregnant while he was high on uppers , will this affect the baby or my pregnancy ?

My boyfriend got me pregnant while he was high on uppers , will this affect the baby or my pregnancy ?

No: No, this is not a problem YET. Having such a person for a father while growing up is definitely a problem. But at the time of conception his sperm is not carrying any "drug damage" and the fetus is only exposed to what YOU take into your body. Eat healthy, don't do drugs or alcohol, and hang out with a better crowd. ...Read more

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My BP has been 110/60 all through pregnancy now no has gone upto 140/95 and is staying there is this worryingly high?

My BP has been 110/60 all through pregnancy now no has gone upto 140/95 and is staying there is this worryingly high?

Yes: See your doctor. A pressure of 140/95 could be preeclampsia which can progress to eclampsia ( seizure), stroke, and/or fluid in the lungs if left untreated. The diagnosis of gestational hypertension is less serious. The cure for preeclampsia is delivery. The doctor must decide if the risks are greater to you or the baby depending on gestational age when making their decision for treatment. ...Read more

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Can this happen to someone, have high levels of hCG on one pregnancy, and then low levels of hCG on the next one?

Can this happen to someone, have high levels of hCG on one pregnancy, and then low levels of hCG on the next one?

Yes: Hcg levels not only vary between patients but also between pregnancies in the same patient. It can also vary based on the time it was drawn and even on which lab processed the specimen. The important thing is the trend of the rising hormone. A Progesterone level is also helpful in telling the health of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why does the us have such a high teen pregnancy?

Why does the us have such a high teen pregnancy?

No education/access: Lack of good education regarding pregnancy, its prevention and effects on a young person coupled with lack of access to birth control lead to our high teen pregnancy rate. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for high risk pregnancies?

What are the risk factors for high risk pregnancies?

Threats to baby, mom: Risk factors include conditions that might affect the health of the fetus and/or pregnant woman. Those include higher chance for birth defects, >1 baby, prior preterm birth, diabetes, history of eclampsia. Many women at high risk for pregnancy complications have healthy babies, but they probably saw perinatologists, had extra testing or imaging, or underwent treatments or delivery with nicu aware. ...Read more

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Is 140 glucose level in pregnancy high after 2 hours?

Is 140 glucose level in pregnancy high after 2 hours?

Gestational DM??: If you currently have gestational dm, which is implied based on the fact that you are checking 2 hour post-prandial blood sugars, then this value is high - talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is a 20-25% chance of pregnancy for a 22 year old high?

Is a 20-25% chance of pregnancy for a 22 year old high?

Relative term: If you are looking to be pregnant then this is a decent statistic, if you are looking to avoid pregnancy then this number is not acceptable. ...Read more

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Rhematoid factor is very high, what does this mean for pregnancy?

Rhematoid factor is very high, what does this mean for pregnancy?

Conjectural: It is an inflammatory marker and means that there is inflammation somewhere in your body, not neccessarily joints. I suggest that you discuss with your ob. ...Read more

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How will I know if my body temperature gets too high in pregnancy?

How will I know if my body temperature gets too high in pregnancy?

Don't worry: Unless you spend an excessive amount of time in a hot tub or sauna it will be very difficult to raise your body temperature high enough to cause birth defects. ...Read more

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What are the differences between low-risk and high-risk pregnancies?

What are the differences between low-risk and high-risk pregnancies?

Many things: Mother nature can be tough. Every pregnancy poses risks to mom or baby. The goal of modern obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine is to decrease the chances of big problems occurring. Uncomplicated pregnancies are more common than complicated ones in which mom or baby is at high risk for preterm birth, bleeding, hypertension, diabetes, multiples, birth defects or other threats to their life/health. ...Read more

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How high is the pregnancy risk if he only penetrates me for under 30 seconds?

How high is the pregnancy risk if he only penetrates me for under 30 seconds?

Pregnancy risk: The risk of ejaculation can occur even within 30 seconds. Some sperm can even come out prior to the complete ejaculate. Emergency contraception can be used within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. You should consider long term birth control. ...Read more

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Is it true that high hog levels in early pregnancy is linked to down syndrome?

Is it true that high hog levels in early pregnancy is linked to down syndrome?

Quad Marker Screen: The Quad Marker Screen is done between 15 and 20 weeks of pregnancy in select patients. It looks at levels of AFP, hCG, UE, and Inhibin-A. Low levels of AFP and UE and higher than normal levels of hCG and Inhibin-A COULD indicate that the woman is at higher risk for having a baby with Down's syndrome. It is not even close to 100% accurate (70%-80% at best). ...Read more