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Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy

Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy

Hypothyroidism during pregnancy facts Pregnant women who are on thyroid hormone should have frequent blood testing. Hypothyroidism, wherein the thyroid gland produces an inadequate amount of thyroid hormone, is a common disorder, particularly in women of childbearing age. Hypothyroidism of the mother during pregnancy may result in developmental delay in the child. Treatment of hypothyroidism […]

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Placenta Previa

Placenta Previa

Placenta previa definition and facts Placenta previa is diagnosed by an ultrasound examination. Placenta previa is the attachment of the placenta to the wall of the uterus in a location that completely or partially covers the uterine outlet (opening of the cervix). Bleeding after the 20th week of gestation is the main symptom of placenta […]

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Pregnancy (Week by Week, Trimesters)

Pregnancy (Week by Week, Trimesters)

Pregnancy definition and facts* A typical pregnancy lasts for 40 weeks. *Pregnancy facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD A normal pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks and is grouped into three stages, or trimesters. Symptoms and early signs of pregnancy that begin in the first semester include: A pregnancy test measures the level of hormone […]

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Sleep Position Unlikely to Affect Baby’s Health in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Sleep Position Unlikely to Affect Baby’s Health in Pregnancy, Study Finds

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women are often told to sleep on their left side to reduce the risk of stillbirth, but new research suggests they can choose whatever position is most comfortable through most of the pregnancy. “We can reassure women that through 30 […]

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Can fingering lead to pregnancy?

Can fingering lead to pregnancy?

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