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Pregnancy Health and Safety (Prenatal Care)

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Ask about the dos and don'ts during your pregnancy to ensure the safety of mother and fetus.
Yes it is possible. at 34 weeks the baby still has yet to develop their lungs and eyes.. Some babies may develop much faster than others therefore some others may develop completely and healthy at only 34 weeks... yet some others may develop even slow and need a little more time to grow. it's best...
usage of b12 may lead to miscarriage some times
Sure can! More then likely tHats what it is. Answer no you can't be! you got your period then after you had finished you got spotting that just your period ending that's all it isn't spotting. Answer yes that could be implantation bleeding
Tubal ligation does not stop your period.
it isn't an exact answer it depends on the vagina.
No. From what I know based on knowledge and some research, you can't. When you are on your period it is a sign that your body is a preparing itself for fertility. Although you can still get pregnant while on your period (if you are still fertile) you should not take a test. The test takes the...
They make this really handy thing now. Called an  at-home-pregnancy-test if you're too nervous to go to a doctor. If  its showing negative and youre still unsure, you can go to the  nearest planned parenthood and theyll test you for free. Even if it  shows positive sometimes youll want to double...
  == Answer ==   I'm experiencing this right now.  A few months ago I thought I was pregnant but the test was negative.  I have also been having my monthly period.  A week ago I began feeling movements inside of me.  My husband can even feel them.  We are both...
5 week's over for what? (be more specific to get better answers)
Fetal Risk Summary   Alprazolam, a member of the benzodiazepine class of agents, is used for the treatment of anxiety. Although no congenital anomalies have been attributed to the use of alprazolam during human pregnancies, other benzodiazepines (e.g., see Diazepam) have been suspected of...
    I will avoid answering the question by saying that the reason why physicians use caution when prescribing nitrofurantoin for use in pregnant women at term is because of the possibility of affecting the newborn's bilirubin and hemoglobin levels. Bilirubin is a break-down product of...
Yes. You can have the same illness you would if you were not pregnant.
yes it is safe for pregnant..
Its a good idea to stay clear of all shellfish especially raw when pregnant and breatsfeeding as they carry harmful bacteria which can damage you and your child. Although cooked shellfish and seafood is perfectly fine if thouroughly cooked
Every woman is different , and some cravings seem bizarre, but if you have a pregnant woman around , for the sake of family harmony, just give her what she wants .
All the things about smoking that hurt you (the mother) hurt the baby. The babies heart and lungs will be affected greatly. If you are a heavy smoker and the baby actually survives birth (most pregnant smokers give still-births*), the child will suffer from a weak heart resulting in many circulation...
  == Answer ==   It could very well mean you are carrying twins. Usually the hcg levels will be doubled it there are more than 1 baby. Good Luck!!!
i am 5mnths pregnant is salbutamol/guiafenesin 2mg/100mg is safe for my baby?
Unless they have a rare allergy or other medical problem, pregnantwomen should be able to safely eat green grapes. Note that it isimportant that the grapes be washed to get rid of any pesticides,herbicides and just plain old dirt that may remain on them. This isjust good food prep - something you...
Folic acid anemia is a known risk factor for neural tube birthdefects.
It's normal during pregnancy. Tips for reduce spitting during pregnancy! Put dry coffee under your tongue and it will dry the spit right up. No more candy. Sugar induce saliva. Avoid foods that have wheat or flour in them because items containing wheat and gluten stick to your tongue even after...
No. Heavy consumption of alcohol during pregnancy increases the risk that the baby could have fetal alcohol syndrome which is where the baby's growth and development are stunted, causing physical and learning and developmental disabilities. This is why it is not recommended for women to drink...
No for the baby to get addicted it has to be the mother who drinks alcohol so the through her the baby gets it.
They test for everything pretty much. This is important in case someone would be positive so they can put medicine in so the baby don't get it.
Firstly, there's nothing gross about sex or about menstruation;  thus there's nothing gross about having sex with a woman during  menstruation - it's troubling you find your girlfriends body  'gross'.    As long as you were using reliable birth control risk of pregnancy  is low, her period...
No, you cannot. The facility taking the Plasma will ask you if you are or have been pregnant in the last 6 weeks.ACTUALLY...yes you can up to 6 months along. i donate twice a week for 8 years now. The nurse had told me that they have had several women donate while pregnant. You are not donating...
  There is usually an increase in body temperature during pregnancy.
Yes, but do not eat the seeds.
  == try a test ==   yes it is I have had 2 chirldren and had no symptoms of any kind I would try a test if i were you.
Not to diet to lose weight. Speak to your doctor. They can help so you keep the one you are on now.
It is little bit confusing ...period bleed wil be heavy,implantation just makes spot ,
Grandpa is not safe to use in pregnancy due to caffeine and aspirin ingredients. Ask your doctor what to use.
yes,you can have dates throughout your pregnancy but in limited quantity.its safe to have dates while you're pregnant so go for it..
Hi! I'm currently 29 weeks pregnant, according to my LMP (and ultrasound). But when I saw my doctor today, she told me my fundus measurement was slightly larger than 29 weeks. (It actually measured about 30 to 31 weeks.) She told me that sometimes the measurement can be larger or smaller depending...
The doctor who wishes to give you the general anesthesia will be the best judge of that, though a second opinion may be sought, of course.
A mucus membrane is what protects an unborn baby in the uterus.
All of the following are correct answers. - The United States Congress mandated that they do so in 1989. FAS is the leading preventable cause of mental retardation. The United States Surgeon General recommended this statement.
  == Answer ==     Three weeks is no biggie. If it makes you feel better disconect the battery before storage and check the tire pressure and oil level in addition to leaks under the vehicle before driving again. Longer storage will require you to empty the fuel tank and change the oil...
  == Answer ==   yes it is...i have been pregnant before...soon the morning sickness will come...if it hasn't already...
Cephalexin can cause nausea and or vomiting, some women are more sensitive to nausea after taking their prenatal vitamins, if you are in this group take the two separately. Otherwise there are no contraindications to taking them together. You may take this medicine with food if stomach upset occurs....
It stresses the heart, Kidneys & brain, It can also lead to stroke
When do mood swings start after getting pregnant
Liver toxicity, which can lead to liver failure, which can lead to death. It is very important that if you have taken an overdose of paracetamol (acetaminophen) go to a hospital NOW, as symptoms may not develop for several days, at which time, it is too late to save your liver.
Spiramycin dose for treating toxoplasmosis during pregnancy
Ford Mustang 1964 1965 Factory GTFFor 1964 to 1966, the car has fog lights, dual exhaust, stiffer suspension, and front disk brakes. All of these things could be added "aftermarket" and since there is nothing in the car serial number there is no way for sure to tell if the car is a "factory ordered...
  == Answer ==     It depends what stage you are at. If very early the embryo may not develop but if there is a fetal heart then you are definitly pregnant.
  == Answer ==   it can be caused by stress,diet, age and irregular periods
You need to speak to the doctor about this. According to the FDA; Category B: Either animal-reproduction studies have not demonstrated a foetal risk but there are no controlled studies in pregnant women or animal-reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect (other than a decrease in fertility)...
is it ok to eat food that has been frozen, then thawed then refrozen?  this is the question ,not the answer
Amniocentesis.By this procedure, under guidance of Ultrasonography,thin needle (with sty-let in it.) is is introduced in Pregnant Uterus.Total aseptic precautions like operation is done to prepare the skin. Ultrasonography will make you sure that Fetus does not get harmed by your needle. After you...
Answer . yes, its very much possible. wait for another week and try again. i am in the similar situation. it can take as long as 15 days also for HCG to be detected thru HPT.... so, wish u luck n same 2 me. :)
Your baby should gain about one pound per week during the last four weeks.
  == Answer ==   If your period was not due for 2 weeks, it sounds as if you had some ovulation spotting, which is completely normal and might or might not happen every month. 
It is safe but it just depends on how far along you are. If you are almost due I wouldn't travel very far away from your doctor. Just be careful in whatever you decide to do, traveling is not as important as keeping your baby safe.
Ultrasound uses ultrasonic waves to produces images. Infrasound  refers to a frequency that is below the frequency that humans can  hear. Audible refers to anything that can be heard.
age does not affect birth weight but in some cases it may apply because of the lack of knowledge it takes to have a health pregnancy so they dont take propper care of themselves ie: smoking, drinking, eating habbits...
  i dont see the effect. As long as u dont eat it which im sure you wont.
Your baby is formed out of fertilized ovum. During development of the embryo, a sac is formed around the fetus from the extra embryonic cells. This sac contains fluid in it. Together with fluid in it, this sac forms the softest cushion for your baby can have.
Don't worry unless there is bright red blood. The pinkish version  is very common in the first trimester, even cramping. Just in case,  though, keep pointing this out to your doctor and don't overexert  yourself physically until you have reached the second trimester.    If it is just a pink...
  == Answer ==   Many things including pregenancy.  See your doctor.   == Chances of Pregnancy ==     She might be pregnant or might dont have a regular period.     == Answer ==   either she is having an irregular period or either pregnant
nah, your stomach will get big. you probably just ate some weird food.
  == Pill While Pregnant ==      A doctor would tell you to stop taking them immediately if you want to protect the fetus.  Birth control pills can be harmful or can have abortive properties for the fetus.
If you don't eat while you are pregnant, your baby will not be healthy and may not even make it full term. And vitamin deficiencies can lead directly to birth defects.
All women are different, some claim to have symptoms a few days after. Typically around a week after you can experience symptoms such as cramping. This is due to implantation of the egg occurring. Other symptoms of early pregnancy include headaches, bloating, fatigue and nausea. I hope this helps :)
I'm feeling the same but im not sure if its my mind playing tricks on me or not or whether im thinking about being pregnant too much
I had a scan monday thinking I was 6wks pregnant but when I had it they found a sac measuring 9mm the docter said its early and bring me back in to weeks have I lost my baby or is docter right its to early I just think he trying to make me think possitave :( am so unhappy just want to no if am going...
Answer . I'm sure you will love and care for your child very much but the reality of having a baby at 14 is this.... The father will end up in prison, you will end up stuck in your bedroom seriously depressed with a screaming, crying baby who will not shut up, day in day out for years and years,...
sometimes mild cramps are said to be your insides moving around getting ready to make room for you little bundle but if you aren't sure i'd give your midwife or doctor a call, they'll always be happy to put your mind at ease! xx
Answer . Unfortunately, some babies do die in utero, and are not delivered until later. Other things trigger labor (i.e. shifting of the placenta). If the baby's activity changes to less than it has been, checking in with the doctor is very wise.
I'm no doctor but I'm sure this is placenta previa.... have you been told this is happening to you? my mum had this with my little brother, there are varying degrees of the condition, best case - they keep an eye on you and you carry on as normal, worst case you may have to have a c-section .........
I had to take ativan sporadically during my pregnancy for a severe anxiety disorder. My doctor specialized in pregnant women and those sorts of medications and he said while it says on the pill bottle its harmful, after 20 or 30 yrs of study is has proved to be harmless in small to moderate amounts...
that totally depends from person to person. Every birth and every pregnancy is different. Generally speaking though, if your waters break, your labour is a lot quicker but that is no guarantee either. I was 2 cm dilated for a month before my son was born and when my water did eventually break it...
as I'm sure you know medicines during pregnancy aren't good but as it was a one off I'm sure it won't do your baby any harm! paracetamol is said to be safe to take but if you can avoid it all the better. you can always ask your midwife for more advice if you're worried! x
The doctor should have told you if there was something wrong. He is either using faulty equipment (which is unlikely) or there is something seriously wrong. Ask your doctor for answers and if he/she doesn't have the answers, see a different doctor immediately.Hope everything turns out ok for you....
== Answer ==   Painful urination is not common to pregnancy, however, urinary tract infections are and those can cause painful urination. regardless you need to be seen by a doctor.
you shouldn't take any medicines while pregnant. if I'm not mistaken aspirin is a deffo no, no. it thins the blood and as your heart is working harder for you and your baby it can be dangerous. this should be in any of the baby books you've been given. x
== Answer ==   They can. It's something to do with sympathy pains and sympathy morning sickness. Funny, but true.
If it did, it would be listed on the label.
Uh... no. Autism is a development disorder while fetal alcohol syndrome is caused when a pregnant mother drinks alcohol and ruins her child
Yep, I read article about this just the other day in the paper. A 15 year old girl tried on her brother's underwear and "BAM" Jerry Springer season 5 episode 4. You should seek medical attention right away since stupidity can be passed onto the child while it's still in the womb.
1 mg = 1000 mcg. Therefore question isHow many mg = 150 mcg.To calculate:If1=1000 thenx= 150 so cross multiply150 = 1000x150/1000= .15 mcg.
  == Answer ==   Some urine tests aren't very accurate. I would have a blood test done at your doctors. Yes you could be pregnant but see a gynocologist. These are very helpful in this area.
  I WAS TOLD BY A DOCTOR YEARS AGO IT WAS JUST OLD BLOOD THAT DIDNT CLEAN OUT ON THE LAST PERIOD. I ALSO HAD THAT WHEN I WAS PREGNANT ALSO.HOPE THAT HELPS A BIT.
Most likely because cheese produced in the U.S. is usually pasteurized which kills the bacteria that is harmful to the unborn fetus.  Just check the ingredients for "pasteurized."