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When will I be able to see my baby on an ultrasound?

When will I be able to see my baby on an ultrasound?

Depends: What do consider, "seeing a baby"? Much before 10 weeks the embryo will not look much like a baby human. You can see a heartbeat by 7 weeks. By 12 weeks the fetus is looking rather more human. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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When will i be able to see my baby on an abdominal ultrasound ?

When will i be able to see my baby on an abdominal ultrasound ?

Very early, depends: This really depends on what you want to see. Some need an ultrasound early, like at week 8, to confirm a viable pregnancy. At that point, you may see a teeny "walnut" as my wife calls it, with a beating heart. The classic ultrasound is done at 20 weeks, with most parts present. That's when they typically tell the sex of the baby. ...Read more

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If last period aug.2 when will i be able to see my baby on an abdominal ultrasound ?

If last period aug.2 when will i be able to see my baby on an abdominal ultrasound ?

See below: It debends on your body type, but a guess would be around 10/12/12 which would be about 10 weeks, given your information. Congratulations! ...Read more

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When will my baby be able to see?

When will my baby be able to see?

At birth.: They may not know what they see then, but they will react to light, and by 1-2 months should focus on your face. When they answer your smile with theirs, then you'll know for sure! ...Read more

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16 weeks pregnant...Where would the baby be located and when will i be able to feel him with my hand?

16 weeks pregnant...Where would the baby be located and when will i be able to feel him with my hand?

May not feel him. : If it is your first pregnancy, you may not feel him cause you wont show. He is likely below your belly button about a hand width away. You may not start showing until 20-25 weeks. ...Read more

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When will I be able to tell if my baby has allergies?

When will I be able to tell if my baby has allergies?

2 years and up: Most children need at least 2 years of exposure to environmental allergens before becoming allergic to them, especially in the case of seasonal pollens. Therefore, in regards to environmental allergies causing nasal and ocular symptoms these rarely occur in children less than 2. However, food allergies are different and can occur much earlier. ...Read more

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My husband is 60 and I am 34. If possible this will be my first time to get pregnant. Will it be hard for us to have a baby?

My husband is 60 and I am 34. If possible this will be my first time to get pregnant. Will it be hard for us to have a baby?

Maybe, seek REI care: If you are not pregnant within 3 months of trying, seek care from a reputable assisted reproduction center in your area. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily, avoid smoking, drinking and best of luck! ...Read more

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Will i be able to keep my contact lenses in while I am having the c-section? I want to be able to see my baby. If i can't i would like to know why.

Will i be able to keep my contact lenses in while I am having the c-section? I want to be able to see my baby. If i can't i would like to know why.

CLs and Caesarean: So long as the anesthesiologist is aware of your cls on, i see no reason why not. Especially under epidural or other form of spinal anesthesia. Under general, anesthesiologists usually apply some eye ointment to prevent eye dryness and corneal injury while asleep. Discuss it with you anesthesiologist. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant my hCG is 7042, would i be able to see my baby or a heart beat on an ultrasound?

5 weeks pregnant my hCG is 7042, would i be able to see my baby or a heart beat on an ultrasound?

You can: You can see the heartbeat as early as 5-6 weeks, but not much more. You OB may wait until 8-10 weeks to do an ultrasound, when we can see more of the embryo or make sure it's ok. ...Read more

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If I have an abortion a week before my gynecologist visit and regular check up, will they be able to tell that I had the abortion?

If I have an abortion a week before my gynecologist visit and regular check up, will they be able to tell that I had the abortion?

Possibly: If abortion is by D&C, there may be some signs on exam. If by medication, less likely by exam. But depending on how far along you are now, your pregnancy hormone (HCG) may still be elevated enough to be detectable by urine pregnancy test or blood test. Regardless, you should feel comfortable sharing the fact that you had an abortion with your gynecologist - we are here for you =) ...Read more

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When will other people be able to see my baby kick?

When will other people be able to see my baby kick?

They may not: It depends on location and body shape i never saw or felt my children move while they were in the womb. ...Read more

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When will I be able to tell if my baby will have a big nose or just a regular one?

When will I be able to tell if my baby will have a big nose or just a regular one?

It should be obvious: If a relative has a big nose that was not obvious in infancy and you are suspecting the same, wait and see. What would you do about it anyway? ...Read more

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When will my baby be able to say "please" and "thank you?"

When will my baby be able to say "please" and "thank you?"

Depends: From my own children i can tell you that my teenager still has problems with this. All i can tell you is keep reinforcing basic manners, and hope that they stick. ...Read more

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When will my baby be able to hear?

When will my baby be able to hear?

From about 24 weeks : I answered this from the "fetal" point of view. Here is my tap on babies' responses to noise: https://www.Healthtap.Com/user_questions/3622. ...Read more

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I have a got an infected cyst on my ear the infection as spread to my neck and face and need an operation will i be able to go back to work after it?

I have a got an infected cyst on my ear the infection as spread to my neck and face and need an operation will i be able to go back to work after it?

Sounds aggressive: Surely you will be able to return to work after you are better, but that may take some time. It is important to treat this aggressive infection first so you dont get really sick. Best of luck. ...Read more

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The doctor says I have a dermoid on my ovary. He wants to remove it. How will that be done and will it hurt. Will I have scars?

The doctor says I have a dermoid on my ovary. He wants to remove it. How will that be done and will it hurt. Will I have scars?

Talk to your doctor: There are varies ways to remove a dermoid cyst. This questions can only be answered by your physician. You should be fully educated on what type of surgery before proceeding. ...Read more