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Doctor insights on: Why Am I Seeing Stars 28 Weeks

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Can a baby survive at 28 weeks if born that early?

Can a baby survive at 28 weeks if born that early?

Yes;Depending: The survival of an infant at 28 wks is possible at most centers that are prepared for such deliveries. Early recognition & aggressive treatment of respiratory & other issues are needed & with rx they can make it.However, some deliver prematurely because of problems such as infection, maternal hypertension, etc. & the degree of instability caused by these issues can influence outcome. ...Read more

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Im 28 weeks and 5 days and my baby is 32cm. Isnmy baby too big??

Im 28 weeks and 5 days and my baby is 32cm. Isnmy baby too big??

Not enough info: Ultrasound measures several developing body parts and uses those measurements to determine whether normal growth is occurring. ...Read more

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If I need to travel, should I warn the flight crew or is the risk of flying after 28 weeks far too great?

If I need to travel, should I warn the flight crew or is the risk of flying after 28 weeks far too great?

OK to fly to 36 wks: Flying per-se is not harmful to mother or baby. For those experiencing a healthy pregnancy domestic travel up to 36 weeks, and international travel up to 33 weeks is ok. The restrictions avoid unplanned delivery aboard an airplane. Check with your airline and your doctor before traveling. Don't forget to ask for a pat-down/wand instead of the scanner at security to avoid unnecessary radiation. ...Read more

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28 weeks pregant. How big is baby?

28 weeks pregant. How big is baby?

Check site.: You can use this through out your pregnancy: http://www.Whattoexpect.Com/pregnancy/week-by-week/landing.Aspx. ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks is loratadine ok to take?

I'm 28 weeks is loratadine ok to take?

Yes: Claritin (loratadine) and Zyrtec (cetirizine) are pregnancy category B medications which means that animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus, but there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. That said, I frequently use these medications with my pregnant patients. Allegra (fexofenadine) is category C so avoid this medication if possible. ...Read more

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My wife is 28 weeks and can't breathe.

Go to the Doctor: Please, if someone cannot breathe, that is an emergency. Please sign off of the internet and get her to the doctor's office urgently. ...Read more