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Why Am I Seeing Stars 28 Weeks
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of Reasons: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this. ...Read more
Yes: It sounds like your baby is developing well ...Read more
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
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 is category C so avoid this medication if possible. ...Read more
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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