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The pregnancy topic is for questions regarding the nine-month development of the fetus inside the mother's womb.
Answer if your menstrual cycle is regular,then you should go see a doctor or just wait a week or so. Answer Yes, that is probably the first sign of pregnancy. But I should also note that birth control pills can interrupt your cycle occasionally (especially if you just started them or switched…
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Yes, it is possible from anywhere from 25-40 days.
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Answer yes by knowing the length of your menstrual cycle you count from the first day of your last period. Answer It is highly unlikely to know the EXACT day you conceived, because a woman can ovulate anytime, even when menstruating. It is hard to tell when you are ovulating unless you have a…
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Answer The majority of what you hear are myths. They are untrue. The only thing that determines sexual orientation in an unborn baby it the chromosomes that the male carries in his sperm. Answer Well although some people think the signs are MYTHS, they aren't A boy you carry lower and the hea…
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It is unlikely, but you should take a pregnancy test to be sure. Even if it shows up negative, you should see a doctor about the bleeding.
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Yes, that is a sign, but it is also a sign of ovulating. Wait for your period to start & if it doesn't take a test.   Your symptoms of pregnancy will usually appear anywhere from the first week of your expected period to 1-2 weeks after your first week of expected period. Your first signs…
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I would probably wait about 7-10 days then take a home pregnancy test, just in case.
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You should be getting a 6 week check-up by your doctor at the start of your pregnancy. It can be common to bleed slightly while being pregnant, but it is always wise to get an appointment as soon as possible by your doctor. Any changes that are a worry to you (most are quite common during pregnancy)…
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Yes, mood swings are a common symptom in pregnancy. We can see mood swing in early stage of pregnancy. Pregnant women get fever or sickness in with morning.They are more irradiate in normal situations.
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Not a normal sign of pregnancy.   Your symptoms of pregnancy will usually appear anywhere from the first week of your expected period to 1-2 weeks after your first week of expected period. Your first signs of pregnancy most commonly include missed period, tender/swollen breasts, change in col…
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Hardness or tenderness of the stomach can be related to plenty of things for example constipation. But if your period came like it normally would, I would not be concerned of pregnancy but if you have any doubts, contact your dr.
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Anything is possible when it comes to pregnancy and your period cycle. I would suggest taking a pregnancy test just to be sure.
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my best friend got pregnant while using a condom...so its possible
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Yes, when predicting the length of a pregnancy, it's counted from conception, which is when the fertilized egg implanted in the uterus. This is anywhere from 1 to 7 days after intercourse, assuming this lines up with ovulation.   Yes, Conception is the formation of a viable zygote by the unio…
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YES YOU CAN BE PREGNANT IF YOU HAVE A PERIOD AFTER CONCEPTION.I HAVE 2 KIDS AND WITH BOTH OF THEM I HAD 1 LAST PERIOD BEFORE I MISSED ONE   Yes, you can it is called breakthrough bleeding. It is your last period that you will get until you have your baby.   YES. This bleeding is actual…
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Conception is when the sperm fertilizes the egg. This generally happens inside the Fallopian tubes within a few days of intercourse. You can't feel this cellular event.   while you may not feel conception itself many women report flu like symptoms days after conception...then when they miss t…
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A blood test that only your doctor can give is the only sure way to know if you are pregnant before you miss your period.
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Cramps are normal during pregnancy no matter where they are in the stomach, unless they are sharp or painful. You should tell you're doctor about these immediately just to be on the safe side.   Left side cramps are not necessarily a sign of pregnancy but can occur during pregnancy. Your symp…
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The cycle for that one would be over with. Your new cycle begins with your next period which would have started on the 12th. If you are every 28 days then you will ovulate at or around 14 days of you cycle, I would begin intercourse at around the 22-28. If your menstrual flow was different to you th…
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Yes you could be pregnant. I had my period for the first 4 months of my first pregnancy.
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Be supportive of your mom and help her out. I thought that pregnancy was easy before I became pregnant myself. I am almost 6 1/2 months now, and I have had so many problems from morning sickness (feeling like you are going to throw up all day 24 hours a day/ seven days a week and actually throwing u…
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There are many reasons. It could range from stress, change in eating habits, change in your activity, birth control. If you don't get it for a second month, take a test and contact your doctor to get your period back on track. It may also be because your period is not regulated yet.
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If you are worries about being pregnant...just take a test. They are very accurate.
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Highly likely to get a negative reading and be wasting your money. You may definitely be able to get a blood test from your doctors office 7-10dpo. Good luck to you!!!!!   Well, you can, but your results probably won't be accurate. You should take a home pregnacny test no more than 1 day befo…
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I have just had the great news that me and my husband are expecting our first baby. This is thrilling news but now I am trying to gather as much information as I can. I'm currently at week 6 and am already feeling "hormonal" and can sense changes in my body, but I want to know what to expect in the …
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It is really complicated. The simple calculations listed below based on a fixed addition from your last menstrual period or those used by most online calculators are terribly inaccurate. A lot of recent research has indicated a number of other variables to consider. (See the page links, further down…
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"I have been using the Kathy Smith Pregnancy Workout video since I was 3 months and find it quite beneficial. I was never an exercise fanatic, but find doing it three times a week makes me sleep better, and I believe has curbed my weight gain (not that I'm obsessing about weight during pregnancy). E…
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I have found that putting a soft pillow under my hips and a pillow between my legs help me sleep better. I still have to rotate during the night but atleast that way I can sleep. Also, another one while on your side, if you straighten your bottom leg or atleast not have it all bent up and then your …
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Well, you should wear what you feel comfortable in (NO tights) if you like the colour green, wear it wear your style unless its tights and short mini skirts, when my sister was pregnant she still would wear her usual in maternity size, basically be yourself and be happy cos if you look like tack i w…
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This is -- I can't emphasize it enough -- very important! You should, from my point of view, do this before the birth. I had a friend in elementary school whose parents were killed in an auto accident when she was 3 weeks old. No relatives were found, and there was no one designated as a guardian i…
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Answer When I was pregnant with my first (I have 4) it seemed like it took forever to feel the baby move. I don't think it had anything to do with my size. You probably just don't recognize the movement for what it is. I am very large, and the second time around I think I was about three months w…
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Financial Support For Pregnant Teens There are many programs to help pregnant teens. There is the department of human services, wic, which is at your local health department. You can try churches. Your township might help, too. Every town has their own individual programs, you just might have to loo…
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Answer I am 30 weeks going on 31 weeks and and my tummy size is equivalent to the average 4 month pregnant woman! The doctor says he is growing perfectly and is for the most part very healthy. This being my "first pregnancy" and a "boy" many mothers say that is why I am not revealing as much. I agr…
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Every woman is built differently, which means we all carry our babies different. Some out front, which sounds like you, some in their hips ... it all varies, but is nothing to worry about. The weight gain for an underweight woman would be 28-40 pounds. The weight gain for an average woman would be 2…
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It's a good thing that your baby kicks, it will always tell you that he or she's doing fine! It might be painful and uncomfortable but the baby is fine, he/she is just active, so be prepared for when he/she turns 2!
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I am 26 years old and i think i am pregnant...because i feel dizzy and nauseaus, sensitive and i don't mens until now, delay for almost 3 months .. even having sex i don't like... i test my self two times by using normal pregnancy test but it was negative.. i am planning to see the doctor tomorrow b…
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Missing a periodNo. Worrying about the fact that you might be pregnant can cause you to miss your period. The stress of the thought will cause you to miss or delay a period.Daily stress can also do the same thing.Sometimes, if you want to be pregnant �so bad� you can fake your body into thinking…
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From what I've read, it's pretty normal. Your body is in overdrive at this point and you have more of everything. It's very annoying and I have found I tend to 'over salivate' at very inconvenient moments. I mostly notice it when I am bending or looking down. (thanks, gravity!) Luckily, I have a hus…
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I don't even know why your mother would even say that to you at a time like this. This is the time when you need her the most. she should be proud that you are willing to stand up to your responsibilities. Keep your head up. I haven't been through this personally but I have seen it first hand. Go t…
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%DETAILS% My fiance is about 3 months pregnant, and we were wondering the same thing. So we brought the question to our OBGYN. He told us that this early in the pregnancy, the baby is behind your bladder, which is right above your pubic bone. We were looking in the wrong place. Perhaps you are to…
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Go to www.BuyPregnancyWheels.com and order a pregnancy wheel. This is what they use in doctor's offices to calculate your due date. This wheel shows conception and a LOT of other stuff too! You can go to www.fortunebaby.com and use their due date calculator. You put in the first day of your last per…
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%DETAILS% Answer It is perfectly normal at twenty weeks not to feel kicking for a day, but as your pregnancy progresses, fetal movement will be more regular. Ask your doctor if you have any concerns.
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%DETAILS% Answer As the ultrasound scan showed everything was normal I wouldn't worry too much. However, I would ask a medically qualified person to clear your mind before you start using the oil again.
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%DETAILS% I am overdue, and it is VERY normal, my hurts when the baby moves or pushes on me a certain way. otherwise it doesn't hurt. but YES it is normal   I'm 35 weeks pregnant and my belly button hurts a lot, I tried massaging it, but it doesn't help. A warm bath helps a little. Worst i…
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For a home test you need to be at least one day late starting your period. I don't know for a doctor given blood test. For a doctor given blood test they suggest that you wait 3-5 days after your missed period. However, the test may be taken as soon as you suspect that you are pregnant.
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Of course it is normal. Your body is changing everyday. I have two children and I could hardly get out of bed with my first child and go to work for 8 hours! With my 2nd I slept all day long, everyday! He is now 28 months old and very healthy...besides the terrible 2's! Being sleepy is normal, and …
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There really isn't a list to tell you what you can and cant eat, but the first warning foods are Fish because of the mercury that they have have through the water, you don't want to eat any kind of raw fish like oysters, and sushi, theres other names but I would just stay away from fish all togethe…
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My grandfather had only one and he produced 6 kids. 3 boys and 3 girls. So yes you can. Yes, I only have one testicle and I have produced three wonderful children. I was wathcing a show where, this man was denying a young ladies baby because, he said he only had one testicle, and couldn't have ba…
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I measured small too. But I had a scan and it was fine the cause for my smaller than daes bump ws that the baby was low down in the pelvic region.   I don't think so. At 31 weeks, i measured 27 and now at 35 I measure 32. my doctor says it's just the way my body is. So stay calm and listen to…
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Believe it or not, you are not the first, nor will you be the last, to experience bleeding during pregnancy. In fact, I'm just happy to hear you call it vaginal bleeding instead of your period, as so many women confuse. Generally speaking, bleeding is normal during the first trimester. There are so…
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at 10 1/2 weeks a babies heartbeat should be between 140 and 150   Not all pregnancies are the same, i should know, I'm having my 6th one. From what i was told with my pregnancies, was that for boys, the normal beat would be between 130/139 and for girls 140/150. If it's much over or much und…
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Ask your doctor, my doctor prescribed methyldopa for my high blood pressure, but I am breastfeeding, not pregnant. If you have high blood pressure, your doctor will know whats best for you and your baby. If you are pregnant and have pre-existing hypertension, it is important for it to be well contro…
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I'm not exactly sure but you should NEVER die your hair while pregnant the harsh chemicals could harm the baby!    IT CAN!My best friend dyed her hair several times while pregnant with her second child. The only reason she kept doing it was because every time she dyed it, the color didn'…
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That is the exact symptoms I was having. I would feel like I started my period and run and check and it was just a clear discharge. I am also 5 days late on my period. I finally got the nerve to take the test and it was positive.Here is more information from Wiki s contributors:Take a test and find …
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You can tell who your baby's father is by getting a DNA test done. This is really a sad question, I am sure this is tearing you apart. You will need to do a DNA on the child immediately after its delivery. You don't want to wait too long, imagine trying to explain to your child that you had sle…
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Of course that's why most people don't even know their pregnant until their about 4-6 weeks pregnant and that's only because they missed their period, I didn't know until I was 7 weeks. you wont "feel" pregnant until about the 3rd to 4rd month, when you start to get a little bigger. UNLESS you have …
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generally, yes they do feel different. Different can be both good and bad different however. A lot of it depends on where the baby is sitting at the time. For me the lower it was, the less able I was to have an orgasm, or to maintain one. Despite that most of the time it was fine, orgasms were enjoy…
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A light period can be a symptom of pregnancy, but a different flow isn't, as far as I know. Take a home test or go see a doctor.
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Answer All women are different. But I'd guess the average women starts to show lower on her belly. Answer When I first started to "show", it looked like I got a layer of fat over my tummy, hips and waist. Then I started to notice a small bulge very low on my stomach.....which just seem…
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All women are different. I didn't leak until after I started nursing. But I know women that had to wear breast pads during pregnancy. It's hard to say.   I'm not sure what the "normal" time frame is every woman is different. And there it is hard to tell what is "normal" when it comes to pregn…
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Look for a ring on its finger! Just kidding. I would guess that you would have to go to the doctor and have an ultrasound or something.   My baby has just engaged (I had it confirmed by the midwife yesterday). I now find it much harder to walk, as I can feel the baby really far down now, and …
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I think so. My twins are three days apart according to every ultrasound so far. It seems perfectly reasonable that they could be up to a week apart especially considering that is about how long strong sperms keep on working within the right environment. I am not a Dr., but my guess would be it must …
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I have never had an inaccurate pregnancy test. I am pregnant with my second child and with each of my children I took two test. I've heard of people having a false positive result from medication containing hcg. And I've heard of people having a false test when they were pregnant but took their test…
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You can pregnant as soon as you ovulate. Some women ovulate four to six weeks after delivery. Others (particularly breast feeding moms) may have their first ovulation much later. How can you tell if you've ovulated? If you have a period. Unfortunately, this is not a good way to predict when y…
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If you mean 'will she look pregnant' I don't think that's very likely.If you mean 'can she tell she's pregnant', yes, it is very possible.I've had 3 children and every time I got pregnant, I already knew before I even took the at home tests. I don't know if it was intuition or if I am just very in t…
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She should talk to her doctor. She may need some medication to get it going again. That happens to some women occasionally. But it could be a big deal, she needs to go see a doctor. Especially if it skips another month. It isn't healthy for most women to skip periods.   It's really not too un…
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There is no chance. If you have your period, you aren't pregnant.   Actually, some women have their peroids while being pg...it's not that common, but it does happen. You're more than likely not tho'.   i had sex and then got my period a day or two later and i am not pregnant
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Community Answer 1 Any children or baby books that will be read to them when they are born. Or just say anything to them all the time. Sing, talk, read. The fetus can sense the mothers voice. You can sing or talk to your baby. _________________________________________ Community Answer 2 I am…
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Tingling breasts are caused by a lack of progesterone or estrogen, or too much estrogen or progesterone. Depending on the percentages of each in your system. Painful breasts does not indicate pregnancy.
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It is definitely not a good idea. Any form of nipple stimulation, squeezing, sucking or pumping, can release Oxytocin which can cause contractions. At 25 weeks, this is definitely not something you want to happen. I'd don't think it's unsafe, but it's not recommended. There is no reason that you…
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In any case, the general rule of thumb is: take medication only on the advice of a practitioner who knows you are pregnant, and only when it is absolutely necessary. One treatment that is safe for pregnancies is inhalation of a steam vaporizer, humidifier, or steaming kettle. You can prepare a ten…
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I got pregnant on the pill so I would not doubt anything that happens. Remember it is not 100% effective ...I am living proof due in September.   Those can by symptoms of PMS or pregnancy. Lighter periods are common with the pill. Take a home test or go see a doctor if you are late for your p…
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Most likely not, the tests are pretty accurate. It would be highly unlikely that you would be pregnant after 4 test, considering the blood test taken by the doctor should be pretty accurate in detecting whether you are pregnant or not.   i agree with the other answers, most likely not, b…
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Answer Yes, it is possible because she would have ovulated before starting her period and that is when you get pregnant. She needs to go to a doctor or take a home test. Just a side note. She may not have even had sex. If you have never talked to her about the specifics of sex, she may be confuse…
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Even if withdrawal wasn't used, the chances of a woman getting pregnant from sex on her period is about 2% or less (provided it is period blood and not ovulation spotting). So no, chances are not high.         The withdrawl method really doesn't do anything to prevent pregn…
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If you have been going to your regular check ups, then I'm sure everything is fine. Just mention your concern to your doctor at your next visit. If you are are really worried, call them and see if you need to come in earlier. If you haven't been seeing a doctor on a regular basis, you should go see …
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Most women can, and should have nuts while pregnant. They are rich with protein, omega 3, fiber and additional nutritional ingredients that both the mother and the baby need. They are especially recommended for vegan and vegetarian pregnant women since they don't have meat and fish, which are main s…
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Yes, don't worry about the difference. By 4 weeks, a fetus cannot be seen but the thickening of the uterine lining can be detected. By around 5 weeks, an ultrasound can almost always confirm that you are pregnant. Between four and a half to five weeks, the gestational sac is easily seen and can be…
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It's very, very possible, but not a guarantee. You might just be late. Take a home test or go see a doctor to be sure.
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If he has come and taken the condom off, but hasn't showered, yes, there is a chance of getting pregnant. If he has left the condom on, there is less of a chance, but greater than if it was a new condom. Always use a new condom.   Yes!!!!! I'm sorry, but I simply do not understand why anyon…
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Probably the pregnancy test is wrong. Get to your local clinic and get a pregnancy test, and if it is negative, then find a gynocologist to see what is wrong.   Stress plays a major part in having or not having your period. I had gone 6 months without a period when I was 16 or 17 and had ha…
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The best place for cvs is harris birthright research centre, kings college hospital denmark hill London or any hospital should be able to refer you to a good centre or kings college.
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Answer I cant really say if it is normal i was 7 weeks pregnant and i had a discharge that was brown and i miscarried a day later, you really need to talk to your ob/gyn about what it looks like. It might be normal but you need to be on the safe side just in case it isn't normal.
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There is a small chance a sonogram is wrong at anytime in determining the sex of the baby, but it rarely happens. You are probably carrying a baby girl.The ultrasound tech. will usually not tell you the sex if they are not fairly certain.
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Everyone's different, but most people don't notice anything until they have missed a period. Then you'd be about a month pregnant. It all depends on the woman, her cycle and her body. i know you can have your period or miss your period when pregnant It is so true. I had what I thought was two…
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%REPLIES% Answer Some babies are more active than others. If your baby is moving within the "standard", then I wouldn't worry or try to make her move any more. Sometimes you won't feel her moving when you are busy doing things even if she is, so if you want to feel her move for your peace of …
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Answer I have no idea, but it was on CSI and they are known for being truthful so I'd say it's true, but very, very rare. Answer Yes it is very true and very uncommon. If life teaches you anything let it teach you this: 'Nothing is impossible... just highly improbable at times.' Yes, this …
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With an ultrasound, at about 3 or 4 weeks. With the device the doctor uses in the room, at about 9 weeks. I don't know for the things you buy at the store.   I am going to disagree with this last answer. With a vaginal ultra sound a heartbeat can be detected as early as 6 weeks gestation but …
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Although I am not 40 but 27 I have 3 kids & by next year my 3rd will go to school which will give me back my "me" time. Which I have not had since I was 19. I am also wanting another child really badly. My husband & I had to weigh the options on weather or not do we want to start over with t…
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My periods always just stopped & I had no bleeding in any of my 3 pregnancy's, but I do know you can have some light bleeding from the implantation of the egg. It is not like a period though but most women confuse this bleeding with their periods. It should not last more than 3 days.   So…
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all my babies heartbeats were around 160, they are all girls, but my cousins baby is a boy & his ran around 140.
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Answer IT ALL DEPENDS WHERE YOU ARE, I AM IN ENGLAND AND IF YOU GO TO YOUR LOCAL HOUSING ASSOCIATION THEY MIGHT BE ABLE TO FIND YOU A PLACE, WHAT ABOUT THE BABYS FATHER CANT YOU LIVE WITH HIM? IF NOT THEN GO TO YOUR LOCAL ADVICE CENTRE AND THEY WILL HOPEFULLY SORT YOU OUT!!! GOOD LUCK!! Answer …
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Answer Wait. My son was born at 32 weeks and he had breathing problems. We thought I was more pregnant, so just wait, you have your whole life to enjoy him. Plus they are easier on the inside then out :)
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Yes you can be concerned especially if you start having pregnancy symptoms. I was 4 days late for my period and having some symptoms but I'm still not sure if I am pregnant. If you have concerns you should just go get a home pregnancy test. It's possible. To ensure the best results: * Take the t…
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Yes. It's common practice for OB's or clinics to give a copy to the parents.
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Probably not. It is important to keep track of when the pains occur, how long, and are they intense or just uncomfortable? Don't be afraid to talk to your OB, the nurse practitioner or whomever you are seeing for pre-natal care. Even if you feel a little foolish, they can relieve your anxiety. And b…
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Answer Please educate yourself on brachial plexus injuries. Go to injurednewborn.com There are other links from this site. Answer what does a birth injury have to do w/ anything? Answer If you are a first time mom you would have a right to be concerned. Often when the baby does not engage…
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The moment you ovulate you body starts to manufacture progesterone to protect the impending pregnancy. Your basal temperature would raise by 1 degree from one morning to the next once ovulation has occurred. (i.e. Wed. 97.5, Thurs. 98.7) This proves you ovulated. You still have to wait the standard …
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It's possible for stress to make you miss a period, but it would have to be a lot of stress. If you missed a period, take a home test or go see a doctor to be sure if you are pregnant or not.   It is absolutely possible. And it doesn't take an unusual amount of stress to do it either. Do take…
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