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Doctor insights on: Will Standing On Your Head Ensure Pregnancy

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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I'm having all the pregnancy sign but my test came back negative! so could i still be pregnant or is it all in my head?

I'm having all the pregnancy sign but my test came back negative! so could i still be pregnant or is it all in my head?

Test says no: True early pregnancy is symptom free until the fetus is big enough to be sharing blood and chemicals with the mother's body. Your symptoms are pre-menstrual. ...Read more

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So by my daughters head being small (in size) is there any possibility that it will grow at normal size later on in my pregnancy? Help and add details

So by my daughters head being small (in size) is there any possibility that it will grow at normal size later on in my pregnancy? Help and add details

Depends: Without more information it's hard to answer you - the baby's gestational age and your medical history are needed to be able to start to answer that question, and then ultrasounds would need to be followed over time. I suggest you see an OB to get the information you need to answer the questions properly ...Read more

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My head hurts and i'm having really bad stomachs pains are these symptoms of pregnancy?

My head hurts and i'm having really bad stomachs pains are these symptoms of pregnancy?

Ambiguity: There is no way to answer this. Headaches and stomach aches are found in nearly all conditions and illnesses. I would need more information about when you ovulate; when you have your period, and how long they are. Have you missed your period? Have you done a pregnancy test? It says you are a male? Are you sexually active? If so why are you not preventing pregnancy? ...Read more

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Dandruff due to pregnancy, will head and shoulders work?

Dandruff due to pregnancy, will head and shoulders work?

Yes: Get a therapeutic version with either zinc or selenium sulfide -- apply and lather and leave in for 5-10 minutes and rinse out. Use daily until improved. ...Read more

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During entire pregnancy, my baby has been very active and moved, is it possible sometimes she turns head down?

During entire pregnancy, my baby has been very active and moved, is it possible sometimes she turns head down?

Yes: Early in pregnancy there is a lot of room for the baby to move in the uterus, and likely there will be plenty of times when the baby is head down. About 75% of babies turn head down by 30 weeks for the duration of the gestation. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between a 30 & 32 week pregnancy? Also how early does the baby start to put head down for birth?

How can you tell the difference between a 30 & 32 week pregnancy? Also how early does the baby start to put head down for birth?

Pregnancy: 30 and 32 week pregnancies are differentiated by ultrasound dating - with the earlier dating the most accurate. About 75% of babies go head down by 30 weeks, but it does not become something the doctor will usually address until around 36 weeks. ...Read more

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Can a fetus's head face down in 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Yes: At 28 weeks, a woman is in her last trimester, the fetus can definitely begin to position itself for a vertex or head first delivery. ...Read more