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Doctor insights on: Women Stereotypes On Stay At Home Moms

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Where do most women feel kicks from their baby at 29 weeks?

Where do most women feel kicks from their baby at 29 weeks?

Depends!: Depends on the position of the fetus in the placenta. Varies from women to women, and varies for the pregnant women during her pregnacy. Is it a leg or arm? ...Read more

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Is telemedicine successful for pregnant women on bedrest at home?

Is telemedicine successful for pregnant women on bedrest at home?

NO: It can give genearized responses. Every pregancy is different and you OB is the best source to answer questions related to you condition because they have the complete history an physical exam. ...Read more

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If living at home at 25, can I bring home girls?

If living at home at 25, can I bring home girls?

I Disagree: When living with someone else such as your parents or a roomrate, common courtesy rules apply. I would discuss it with your parents and decide after that.I know that in my home, i expect people visiting to respect the " rules" about things, such as smoking, guests etc. ...Read more

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Do overweight women begin to show their baby bump in pregnancy sooner?

Do overweight women begin to show their baby bump in pregnancy sooner?

No: Overweight or obese women do not need to gain as much weight during pregnancy as a woman of normal weight and therefore may not show ( baby bump) as soon. ...Read more

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Y feed babies solids at 6 months if they are fine starting at 4? And used to feed at 4 for centuries

Y feed babies solids at 6 months if they are fine starting at 4? And used to feed at 4 for centuries

New data: We have the advantage of living in a modern age of information; we now know that babies do just as well - in fact, better - if feeding of solid foods is delayed until 6 months. Only breast milk should be given during the first six months. ...Read more

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My friend used meth 1 time at 18 weeks pregnant, very small amount, will it show in babies meconium at birth, if she delivers at full term. in 22 week?

My friend used meth 1 time at 18 weeks pregnant, very small amount, will it show in babies meconium at birth, if she delivers at full term. in 22 week?

Meconium starts : forming between 12-16 weeks. The Chicago-based lab we used when I worked for the NV State Health Division claimed that their assay could detect illicit drugs in meconium used 6 months prior to delivery. A temporary decrease in oxygen from a "hit" of meth may cause permanent damage in some areas of the fetal brain. Encourage her to 'fess up, for her baby's sake & to get addiction counseling. ...Read more

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At 92 now in nursing home. Most here are healthy but old so dnr. Many who looked good the week before die suddenly. Porcelain dolls or bad care?

At 92 now in nursing home. Most here are healthy but old so dnr. Many who looked good the week before die suddenly. Porcelain dolls or bad care?

NH patients: Nursing home patients are chronically sick patients who may have terminal illnesses. It does not necessarily mean bad care. ...Read more

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At how many weeks do women usually deliver twins?

At how many weeks do women usually deliver twins?

Twins: The most frequent time for twins to be born is between 35 and 37 weeks gestation. But they can be born earlier, and other twins are born at term. ...Read more

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Why do some women bring their parents and dad's parents into delivery room while they are pushing?

Why do some women bring their parents and dad's parents into delivery room while they are pushing?

Presence at delivery: Giving birth is a miracle and some cultures allow family members to be present during the delivery of the baby in order to celebrate this experience. The expectant mother can actually benefit from the moral support that her family provides. The family members are not actually helping the obstetrician deliver the baby. They stand opposite to the doctor to provide comfort to the expectant mom. ...Read more

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Why do nursing homes restrict who they can admit based on age of a potential patient?

Why do nursing homes restrict who they can admit based on age of a potential patient?

Not sure about age : Not sure about age limit. They may have problems getting insurance companies approve it. ...Read more

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At what # of weeks to doctors deliver triplets if their are no problems?

At what # of weeks to doctors deliver triplets if their are no problems?

Term: As close to due date as mothers health and lack of labor as possible. Most require hospitalization at 23-24 weeks and ave weeks of delivery because of preterm labor is 32 wks. Every week gained is a bonus for babies health. ...Read more

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Are women at the age of 80 allowed to take a baby aspirin daily?

Are women at the age of  80 allowed to take a baby aspirin daily?

Yes: A baby aspirin 81 mg is appropriate to take to prevent strokes. DO not take if on blood thinners already without first talking to you provider. Also if history of stomach ulcers do not take but all should take the 81mg aspirin ...Read more

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Starting to think boomers are much less healthy than their parents at same age. Correct? Why?

Starting to think boomers are much less healthy than their parents at same age. Correct? Why?

America: All ages are overall less healthy. We are more sedentary, and make more unhealthy food choices than in the past. ...Read more

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Do younger fathers do more of the work at home?

Do younger fathers do more of the work at home?

Societal mores: There is a trend in modern generations for more sharing of work between the two partners in a marriage. And many more women work outside the home, sometimes being the only source of income. The fathers now do more child care, more household chores and function more as partners. Some are lucky enough to be able to do much of their work by internet at home as well. ...Read more