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How do I prevent iugr?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
10 doctors agree

In brief: Help grow small baby

Dr inzer is correct.
Iugr is restriction of fetal growth which can be due to many causes, some beyond control of the expectant woman. No matter what the cause, however, following a healthful diet, resting as needed, avoiding toxins like tobacco smoke, alcohol, etc. Are very important. Also essential is keeping all appointments for OB visits, ultrasounds, monitoring and reporting problems asap.

In brief: Help grow small baby

Dr inzer is correct.
Iugr is restriction of fetal growth which can be due to many causes, some beyond control of the expectant woman. No matter what the cause, however, following a healthful diet, resting as needed, avoiding toxins like tobacco smoke, alcohol, etc. Are very important. Also essential is keeping all appointments for OB visits, ultrasounds, monitoring and reporting problems asap.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Can't always

Good prenatal care, blood pressure control, good nutrition, adequate weight gain in pregnancy can all help.
There are some conditions outside of your control that cause iugr, then the goal is adequate prenatal support and choosing the best time for delivery, important to work with your dr on these goals.

In brief: Can't always

Good prenatal care, blood pressure control, good nutrition, adequate weight gain in pregnancy can all help.
There are some conditions outside of your control that cause iugr, then the goal is adequate prenatal support and choosing the best time for delivery, important to work with your dr on these goals.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine

In brief: JUST QUIT

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In brief: JUST QUIT

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Dr. David Wyatt
Dr. David Wyatt
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