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Why Are Women Put On Bedrest During Pregnancy
33 yrs old first pregnancy with twins 12 weeks along, over weight and had 2 abortions when younger. Will i be put on bedrest?
Not now: You are early and without issues, there would be no reason for bed rest. In fact we do not use bed rest routinely for twins unless you are having a problem. ...Read more
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
I'm 31 weeks pregnant third pregnancy and I am having terrible pelvic throbbing.. Is this normal? I've virtually put myself on bedrest it hurts so bad
Talk to your doctor: I haven't done OB in many years but if you have 'put yourself on bedrest it hurts so bad' you should be talking with your doctor's office right now - please call, no one can help you online. ...Read more
Bed rest: Often, it's because they are at risk of losing the baby. A common reason is because of an incompetent cervix, where the cervix prematurely opens and could allow baby to descent too early down the birth canal. Other causes could be the connection of the placenta to the uterus or it's location. There are many more reasons, but these are a couple of common ones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 1st pregnancy at 28 weeks i was effaced 90% 3/4 dilated put on bed rest. With this 2nd pregnancy will i be dilated faster and have the baby early?
I gained 30 kg during my second pregnancy because i was on bed rest from the 4 th month. How can I lose 1 kg weekly without decreasing milk supply?
Aggressive: Losing 1 kg per week can be an aggressive goal for some patients. Whether this is appropriate for you depends on your starting weight. Your milk supply depends a lot on your hydration status, so drinking plenty of fluid, and making sure you have an adequate vitamin supply will be very important. Both weight lost and breastfeeding are important. Take a multi-vitamin, and good luck! ...Read more
Am i considered a high risk pregnancy? This is my second pregnancy my doctors office told me that they would review my file and decide if i could come to there office for this pregnancy as well i was put on strict bed rest while told to wait. I suffer fr
I : I am so sorry that you are going through all of that. You would be considered a high-risk pregnancy, so it is good that your doctor is trying to decide the best course of care for you so that you can have successful pregnancy. ...Read more
I had curettage of uterus due to unwanted pregnancy. Will I have to take same care like any woman who have delivered a baby? Like bed rest and all..
For rcts that showed no benefit of bedrest in pregnancy, what were they comparing to? Did the control group take it easy or did they work/commute/etc
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