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    Information about this rare disorder characterized by severe and persistent nausea
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    Birthing Naturally - Pregnancy, Month by Month
    Month-by-month guide to the normal changes in mother and baby during pregnancy,
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  • Want More? 40 Weeks Devotional Guide to Pregnancy is now available! gives you the changes that happen to mother and baby in a week by week format that also includes a prayer guide and devotional reading for each week of pregnancy

  • What Month am I In? The regularly accepted 40 week length of pregnancy can make it difficult to determine what month you are in

  • Instead of counting your weeks from your last period, count from the day you think your baby was conceived (about two weeks after the first day of your last period)

  • This will make the length of pregnancy 38 weeks, which fits nicely as 9 months of 4 weeks with about two weeks worth of extra days to throw in (since not every month is exactly 4 weeks long)

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  • It is believed that the ceases functioning when the is about eight weeks old

  • By the time the is about 16 weeks old, the is about the same size as the ; then, they fuse forming the CHORIO-AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE

  • The GESTATIONAL SAC, also known as the BAG OF WATERS, is essentially everything inside of the (also known as the chorionic sac) during early or everything inside of the chorio-amniotic sac during later (i.e., after approximately 16 weeks menstrual age)

  • (Conception usually occurs around Day 14, or two weeks into the cycle.) Consequently, even though we can tell with substantial certainty when conception probably took place, we still give age from the last normal menstrual period

  • For example, if conception occurred 8 weeks before an ultrasound scan, we would say that the is 10 weeks old menstrual age

  • (remember, conception occurs approximately 2 weeks after the first day of the menstrual period.) Incidentally and interestingly, conception may not occur on the day of intercourse

  • By the time the reaches 12 weeks of age, we use measurement of the BIPARIETAL DIAMETER () to determine age

  • By sixteen weeks of age, almost everybody measures two other things, in addition to the, to determine fetal age

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    1to9 India's first exclusive vortal on pregnancy
    Overview of procedures offered in India and laws respecting pregnancy termination.

  • (foetus less than 20 weeks of pregnancy) Types of Abortions Abortions can be classified as either of the following: Spontaneous Induced

  • Whenever the pregnancy exceeds 12 weeks but is below 20 weeks opinion of two registered medical practitioners is necessary

  • Methods of Induced Abortion: Abortion can be induced by different methods depending on the weeks of pregnancy completed

  • Procedure: The lady is made to lie on her back with her legs raised and placed in stirrups (lithotomy position) Dilatation and evacuation:- Cervical dilatation followed by evacuation of uterus by –curettage / vacuum aspiration / suction evacuation / suction curettage/dilation and evacuation Surgical abortion done in the early pregnancy, that is before 12 weeks is done by first dilating the cervix, which is done by introducing hollow metal rods of increasing diameters and then evacuating the contents of the uterus mechanically by scraping or by suction or both

  • Menstrual aspiration/ Menstrual regulation (MR): - Menstrual aspiration also called minisuction, miniabortion, vacuum aspiration, lunchtime abortion which is done between 1 to 3 weeks after the failure to menstruate

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    Blunt Abdominal Trauma During Pregnancy
    The major causes of maternal injury are vehicular accidents, falls, and penetrating

  •             The uterus is protected until the 12th week by the bony pelvis, at which time it becomes an abdominal organ

  • After appropriate ED evaluation and stabilization are complete, all pregnant women > 20 weeks gestation with evidence of direct or indirect abdominal trauma, 4 hours of cardiotocographic monitoring is indicated

  • The most important factors associated in predicting fetal outcome are: (1) fetal age > 28 weeks, (2) interval between maternal death and delivery, (3) absence of prolonged hypoxia, and (4) quality of maternal resuscitation

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  • Fetal hypothyroidism resulting from placental passage is reported with prolonged use of iodide products; therefore, iodide use should be limited to less than 2 weeks

  • Serum thyrotropin levels should be measured 4-6 weeks after each change in T4 dosage

  • Readily cross placenta by 12th week of gestation and are taken up readily by fetal thyroid

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  • was observed primarily with events experienced between the 16th and 30th week of gestation.' Epidemiology 1996:7:339-345, 346-351

  • There may be a case for screening these women for auto-immune and thrombogenic diseases after pregnancy ( > 6 weeks post- partum ), especially if they're planning another - if positive low-dose aspirin, steroids or heparin may have a role, not to mention preventive measures for general health

  • In the study of 138 pregnant women with diastolic BP higher than 80 before 20 weeks, some were given ASA and Ketanserin, the rest given ASA and placebo

  • Delivery was significantly earlier with placebo (mean 36.2 vs 37.6 wks) and mean birthweights in babies born between 28-34 weeks was significantly lower with placebo (2791 vs 3074 g)

  • 1989) My daughter is 37 weeks pregnant, and having BPs, this week for instance, 136/100, and thereabouts

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  • A child with chickenpox should be kept out of school until all blisters have dried, usually about 1 week

  • Chickenpox is very contagious — most kids with a sibling who's been infected will get it as well, showing symptoms about 2 weeks after the first child does

  • If a pregnant woman who hasn't had chickenpox in the past contracts it (especially in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy), the fetus is at risk for birth defects and she is at risk for more health complications than if she'd been infected when she wasn't pregnant

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  • T 4 concentrations rise sharply between 6 and 12 weeks of gestation, stabilizing by mid-gestation

  • The rise in serum T 3 is more gradual, although it also stabilizes at approximately 20 weeks gestation.20 Once mid-gestation plateaus have been reached, serum T 4 and T 3 concentrations remain elevated throughout gestation, returning to normal shortly after delivery.21, 22, 23 Although the bound T 4 and T 3 are increased, the unbound, or free thyroid hormone concentrations generally remain within the normal range for nonpregnant women, although they tend to decrease by 10-15% in late pregnancy.24, 25, 26 However, variation has been reported in a large series in which decreases in mean serum free T 4 and T 3 concentrations were reported in an area of marginal iodine intake.27 Less than 0.05% of the circulating T 4 and less than 0.5% of the circulating T 3 is unbound

  • In a small study performed in the 1950's, three of five women had an elevated radioactive iodine thyroid uptake at 12 weeks of pregnancy.52 In a second study, 132 I, a short-lived isotope, was administered to 25 pregnant women and the 2-hour thyroid uptake measured at 12, 24, and 36 weeks' gestation as well as 1 and 6 weeks post partum

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  • Definition: A miscarriage is a pregnancy loss under 20 week gestation from the last menstrual period

  • Even after a clinically diagnosed pregnancy, 1 in 5- 6 pregnancies end in a miscarriage between 4 & 20 week gestation

  • Aetiology: 1.Chromosomal abnormalities in the conceptus 7 out of 10 miscarriages under 12 week gestation are due to chromosomal abnormalities in the conceptus

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