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On high risk pregency, how long before I can return to work? Was told to do nothing, and take it very easy.

On high risk pregency, how long before I can return to work? Was told to do nothing, and take it very easy.

High risk preg: Kay if you have not yet delivered then please do not do ANYTHING to put your unborn child or you at risk and follow your ob's advice. If you have already delivered, discuss with your ob when you can begin activity and at what level. Best of luck Dr R ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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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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How does insurance work for pregnancy ?

How does insurance work for pregnancy ?

Same as anything....: If you have insurance coverage, they should pay for doctor visits, hospital delivery, aftercare, etc. You just need to call your insurance company and ask them what the specific benefits are. ...Read more

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Will emotions return to normal after pregnancy?

Will emotions return to normal after pregnancy?

Possibly not : Immediately. Some women experience the blues or depression after delivery. ...Read more

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Will my emotions return to normal after pregnancy?

Will my emotions return to normal after pregnancy?

Yes: It only takes about 2 weeks for the pregnancy hormones to leave your body during which time 66% of postpartum women will experience "baby blues." a minority of these women will go on to have postpartum depression. Risk factors include prior history of depression, baby admitted to nicu. ...Read more

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How late is it advised to work into your pregnancy?

That depends on: Specifics for your pregnancy (; possibly type of work). I worked up to birth on my pregnancies with doctor blessing and felt fine. ...Read more

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Does it hurt a woman to really work during pregnancy?

Does it hurt a woman to really work during pregnancy?

Not usually: There are a number of physiologic changes that occur during pregnancy. Pregnancy is not an illness, however. Most women can continue working safely although certain modifications may be necessary due to physical changes that occur. There are certain chemicals you want to avoid exposure to. As pregnancy progresses, women will experience more discomfort and may need to limit their activity. ...Read more

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When will i get pregnancy symptoms that affect my work?

When will i get pregnancy symptoms that affect my work?

May or May Not: You may or may not experience pregnancy symptoms that will impact your ability to work. The major issue would be if you developed a pregnancy complication. I worked until the day i delivered for all of my pregnancies, but every woman and every pregnancy is different. Take care. ...Read more

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Should I work 15 hrs per week or even less during pregnancy?

Should I work 15 hrs per week or even less during pregnancy?

Work and pregnancy: Depends on your health and the type of work you do. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more