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Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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When during pregnancy should you stop laying on your back?

When during pregnancy should you stop laying on your back?

6 months: At approximately 24 weeks you should avoid laying on your back for prolonged periods of time in order to avoid compression of veins (vena cava). ...Read more

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When should I stop using Humphrey 11 pills during pregnancy?

Immediately: Humphrey 11 pills are supposed to regulate a woman's cycle. Once pregnancy has been established there is no use for Humphrey 11 pills. ...Read more

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Should I stop taking my seizure medications during pregnancy?

Should I stop taking my seizure medications during pregnancy?

Talk to your doc: Seizure disorders are serious medical problems; never discontinue a medication without first consulting your doctor. Some seizure medications carry risks during pregnancy, so it is important to discuss pregnancy and your medications before becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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How to stop smoking during the pregnancy?

How to stop smoking during the pregnancy?

Put baby first.: Let your friends & family know so that they can support you. Get rid of cigarettes, lighters, ashtrays etc. Stay away from people who are smoking so that it won't trigger the urge to smoke. Consider using a smoking cessation App, a quitline, smokefree TXT or joining a support group. ...Read more

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How do doctors know that women stop ovulating during pregnancy?

How do doctors know that women stop ovulating during pregnancy?

Good question: but tough to give a short answer in plain English. Basically high levels of any of 3 hormones: estradiol. progesterone, and prolactin will STOP ovulations in non-pregnant women (by disrupting pulses of GnRH and preventing LH surge.) In pregnant women these 3 are all very high. ...Read more

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I can't stop drinking heavily during pregnancy. What's the best way to get serious help?

I can't stop drinking heavily during pregnancy. What's the best way to get serious help?

Alcoholics Anonymous: Aa is a great organization. You have a good motivator to stop due to the pregnancy so attend a meeting. Going through that may help and improve yours and your baby's life. ...Read more

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When to stop sleeping on your stomach during pregnancy?

When to stop sleeping on your stomach during pregnancy?

When uncomfortable: You won't really hurt your baby at all by sleeping on your stomach; you won't smash it or anything. Eventually as your belly grows, you won't be comfortable on your stomach and you'll move to your side. The issue is sleeping on your back, and honestly that risk has been exaggerated. Tilting to one side or the other in the second half of the pregnancy is a safe way to get some rest. ...Read more

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I'm very early in my pregnancy and cannot stop eating, is this normal? I am literally hungry day and night! I get up many time during sleep to eat!!

I'm very early in my pregnancy and cannot stop eating, is this normal? I am literally hungry day and night! I get up many time during sleep to eat!!

It is normal.: Congrats! It is normal to want to eat everything when your pregnant. Usually this comes in waves as there will be periods during your pregnancy when your appetite will be low. Be careful. Depending on your weight now, you don't want to gain more than about 30 pounds. It is okay to eat...just eat healthy foods. Fruits and veggies, not ice-cream and cake. LOL. Enjoy!! ...Read more

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Should woman stop using medication during pregnancy? Medication is called ketipinor, she takes it 15mg for sleeping problems.

Should woman stop using medication during pregnancy? Medication is called ketipinor, she takes it 15mg for sleeping problems.

Ketipinor: The drug is used as an anti psychotic, but it has also been used for a sleeping pill its use in pregnancy has not been determined. For safety sake you are probably better off not taking it. ...Read more

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Chances of being pregnant , had sex 04.16.15 during my period ? How can I stop this pregnancy I'm only 16

Chances of being pregnant , had sex 04.16.15 during my period ? How can I stop this pregnancy I'm only 16

Sex during period: Would not worry. Getting pregnant during your period is highly unlikely.. Pregnancy usually occurs during ovulation which is 14 days before the start of the next period/ 8-21 days after the start of your current period depending on cycle length. Consider birth control Implanon implant lasts 3 years f/u with doc/ urgent care/planned parenthood ...Read more

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At how many weeks during pregnancy, should I stop taking my folic acid pills?

At how many weeks during pregnancy, should I stop taking my folic acid pills?

Don't stop!: You should continue taking the Folic Acid pills and prenatal pills throughout the pregnancy. Even after. Especially if you plan on breast feeding. ...Read more

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Does ovulation stop when someone is pregnant ? What if someone has unprotected sex during pregnancy ?

Does ovulation stop when someone is pregnant ? What if someone has unprotected sex during pregnancy ?

Nothing much: Pregnancy is not possible on top of an existing pregnancy. So nothing will come about from unprotected sex while pregnant provided the partner is free of disease (should use a condom in that case) because pregnancy does not make you exempt from sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more