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Why Is Cervical Length Important In Pregnancy
Premature delivery: In women who have a history of premature delivery, the length of the cervix can be monitored as a sign of a possible premature delivery again. Sometimes an extremely shortened cervix may be a sign of premature delivery in a woman who has no history of premature delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it possible for a woman at age 47 to become pregnant and what are the possibilities that it is in the normal pregnancy range ?
First trimester?: Maternal nutrition is very important throughout peri conception, pregnancy and lactation. Arguably the ingestion of Folic Acid preconceptionally is the most important aspect, however healthy diet throughout pregnancy can prevent maternal-fetal or even remote complications decades later to the offspring. ...Read more
What is a normal luteal phase length? What is the shortest possible for normal pregnancy? And does the length include day of ovulation?
Why is it important for a woman to be especially cautious of her diet and health during the first trimester of pregnancy?
Organogenesis: During the first trimester the human being forms, which is called organogenesis (the organs and body parts come into existence). Malformations happen during this time period, which is why mothers-to-be want to be cautious with their diet and the medications they take, as well as alcohol, caffeine, drugs, smoking- to name a few. ...Read more
When is best time during menstrual cycle to have a vaginal ultrasound to look at endometrium and inside uterus In terms of looking for fibroids?
Anytime: There is no "best" time to look for fibroids in the menstrual cycle as they can be seen throughout the cycle. The endometrium grows more towards the end of the cycle, but the sonogram examiner will already have accounted for that growth by asking for a LMP.(last menstrual period) unless it is excessive. ...Read more
Slightly Elevated : With all the pregnancy hormones, it's common to have a slightly elevated basal body temp. In fact, most preg women experience hot flashes bc of this elevation. If you start to feel like your catching a cold, and or your temps are >100.4 f, that indicates fever and should be evaluated by doctor. ...Read more
What are the common "dry days" of a cycle when a woman does not produce the cervical mucus needed to get pregnant?
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