A pregnant woman is taking flu medication prescribed by her doctor The baby is born severly deformed Does she and the baby have a claim?
Deformities are caused in the first few weeks of pregnancy almost before the woman even knows she is pregnant. There are so many things that can cause deformity and flu medication is not among them that I doubt there is a claim.
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Yes and No. Certain types of medication are ok. Robitussin withOUT the DM is ok. Nothing with aspirin or ib profin. Tylenol is ok.
You cannot predict, but some say a woman will carry a boy low and a girl high. Any method for predicting the gender of a baby is considered to be Wives' tales and are not supported by the medical community. There are several medical procedures used to predict the gender, such as the ultrasound (w…hich is not always accurate), blood tests and chromosomal tests (which are always accurate if you have to have one completed). The myth that a woman carrying a boy high and a girl high stems from stereotype. This stereotype is that a boy is more independent, thus will be carried lower or 'further away from his mother' and that a girl needs more protection, thus carried closer to her mother or 'carried high.' There are many Wives' tales out there for predicting the gender. Lot of them are based on those stereotypes of boy vs. girl behavior. There are some who believe in these Wives' tales so much as they consider them fact because they have been right most of the time. The basis is that ANY method for predicting the gender in this way (even one that you make up yourself) has the odds of 50/50 of being right. Even odds there. The only Wives' tale that had ever been considered by the medical community to be accurate was the rate of the heartbeat. A girl's fetal heartbeat is faster - over 140 beats per minute, while a boy's fetal heartbeat was slower - lower than 140 beats per minute. I guess if your baby's heartbeat was 140 beats per minute on the dot, it was a toss-up between the two. However, this myth has recently been debunked by scientific research because the rate of the heartbeat can fluctuate between boys and girls alike from various things like fetal or mother stress, mother illness, and at the stage of development for the fetus. But, all of these Wives' tales for predicting the gender of the fetus before it is born makes for some great Baby Shower games! On that note, I wouldn't go decorating the nursery or shopping for a complete wardrobe based on the outcome of any of them! (MORE)
Yes. Now that I'm in my third trimester, my baby seems to move a LOT almost instantly after I begin eating something. I found the answer to why this is on another site: "The baby moves because eating and drinking raises the mother blood sugar and the baby responds positively to that." I had wondered… what it was that made the baby move so much since the food obviously hadn't even had time to reach my stomach yet. Blood sugar is raised very quickly though and doesn't require the food to actually reach your stomach before entering the blood stream. (MORE)
I'm guessing by that you mean a relative?. Yeah, the child is bound to have some defects because the genes are too similar, and the mutations that an individual has (and therefore will have possibly been inherited) will be doubled in their offspring.
A physician whose specialty is delivering babies is an obstetrician. Family physicians also deliver babies.
Is my teacher pregnant she has a small bulging stomach She has been going to the doctor a lot and She has no medical condition I have also heard teachers talking about babies?
Probably, but that is very personal for her so it is her business if she is or not. I imagine she will tell her students sometime soon.
the doctors that take care of babies is called a pediatrician. you could get mixed up with a nurse and a pediatrician but the difference is that a nurse doesn't only take care of babies and kids. they can take care of any size.
Down syndrome is a genetic defect and is the result of an extra chromosome at the time of conception. The use of Procardia (or any other drug) does not cause Down syndrome.
If you are 7 months and you haven't seen a doctor seen you been pregnant because you are waiting on medicaid and have no ride can the doctor' take your baby from you?
No, the doctor can't take your baby away from you. Doctors don't take babies away from mothers. If a child is being abused, however, the doctor is required to file a report, but simply not making prenatal appointments with an obgyn is not child abuse.
Athena was a daughter of Metis, and sprang from Zeus's head, fully formed and fully armed. Q. Why did she spring from Zeus - he being male? A. Because Zeus had eaten her mother Metis, to forestall a prophecy that Metis would bear children more powerful than their father! Some of the stories s…ay that Athena was a parthenogenous daughter of Metis, that is, born without the usual requirement of male input, which is why her temple at Athens was called the Parthenon. (MORE)
\n. \n. \nYES.\nAny chemical medication is poison.\nTry working your way around your pain by other means, like natural remedies (but these can be hurtful to babies too, watch out some herbs are toxic to infants).\nFirst question is, what is the cause of your pain?\nAdressing the cause is the way t…o go, not dulling the pain. (MORE)
In the U.S. doctors can prescribe methadone for pain management but not for MSW (addicts)
Mutations in their chromosomal DNA. Each parent gives chromosomes to the baby, and when they meet sometimes there are doubles of chromosomes, missing chromosomes, or mutated chromosomes which cause abnormalities in the DNA and overall the child.
I have a daughter who was to give birth but unfortunatly the baby died half an hour before operation. She is now in pain and is yet to deliver her dead baby. What are the changes of my daugther surving through in this situation? Will it affect my daugther in anyway that may also cost her, her life?
It's possible, ferrets can contract some of the same diseases as cats or dogs. Make sure your pet is up to date on all vaccinations and treat for fleas. Use precautions the same as dog or cats. Wash hands after handling animals, avoid handling litter trays, try to avoid animal bites or scratches. Av…oid having animals around a baby, and never leave any animal unattended or unsupervised around children. Be aware that ferrets can contract human influenza, humans with flu need to avoid handling ferrets, and vise verse. . Major Zoonoses that Can Be Transmitted from ferrets to humans. Enteric diseases- Campylobacteriosis . Influenza . Tuberculosis . Rabies . Refer to links below for more information (MORE)
sometimes the hand doesn't form properly or there is something wrong with the genetic spirals. Some deformities are mild, whist others are severe.
If a woman is pregnant and she has the swine flu will the baby inside of her catch the swine flu too?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US have released information for pregnant and breastfeeding women, a link is provided below in the related links section. It is as yet unknown what, if any, effects the Novel H1N1 influenza virus will have on a fetus. The information reference…d above gives these guidelines for what to do if you are pregnant and get symptoms of the "2009 Swine Flu": . If there is H1N1 flu in your community pay extra attention to your body and how you are feeling. . If you get sick with flu-like symptoms, stay home, limit contact with others, and call your doctor. Your doctor will decide if testing or treatment is needed. Tests may include a nasal swab which is best to do within the first 4-5 days of getting sick. Like regular flu, H1N1 flu may make other medical problems worse. . If you are alone at any time, have someone check in with you often if you are feeling ill. This is always a good idea. . If you have close contact with someone who has H1N1 flu or is being treated for exposure to H1N1 flu, contact your doctor to discuss whether you need treatment to reduce your chances of getting the flu. . Symptoms of the Novel H1N1 Influenza virus are: . Coughing . Headaches . Body Aches . Vomiting . Diarrhea . Sneezing . Runny Nose . Fever - over or at 101F about 41C . If you think you have the swine flu and have high fever, chest pain, are short of breath, or get sudden dizziness, and, especially if you also live in an area were it has been discovered, you should seek medical attention. Your doctor will determine if you need to be treated with an anti-viral medication. CDC recommends taking Acetaminophen (Tylenol) for fever. For the anti-viral medications that could lessen or stop your symptoms more quickly to be effective, they must be given quickly (within two days of the first symptoms).. The effects of antiviral drugs in pregnant women or their babies, are not established yet, but no serious side effects have been reported. If you are given these drugs and believe you are having a side effect, call your doctor immediately. (MORE)
If it is the first pregnancy, women usually start to feel movement around the 18-20th weeks. Women who have had other pregnancies can usually feel movement earlier, around the 15th week.
yes. it could affect the baby. but it will affect you. you should stop smoking or try. you want to be there for your child when they grow up for as long as you can be. smoking will shorten your life and you wont spend as much time possible with your child.
Well, in my experience, YES they can. I am seeing one now and he can give me scheduled medications when/ if it is warranted, and he has done so. He can prescribe a variety of prescription drugs. This is in Arizona, so I am not sure how it may vary from state-to-state. Also, they must have a D.E.A nu…mber to do so, which my doctor has. Oddly, there is not allot of concrete information about this on the internet, what they can prescribe etc., this is all from my own personal experience. (MORE)
If the person is prescribed by a doctor it is safe. But if they are taking it for fun it is probably like a drug.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) when encouraging the use of vaccines by pregnant women: . In addition to protecting her from infection, infants less than 6 months old will not be able to be vaccinated so it is recommended that everyone who lives with or provides ca…re for infants less than 6 months of age receive both the seasonal influenza vaccine and 2009 H1N1 influenza monovalent vaccine to provide protection for the infant.. Before the baby is born the immune system of the mother will protect the baby, see related questions below about the safety of the A-H1N1/09 vaccine for pregnant women. Once the baby is born, the protection it will have will be by not going out in public where it can be exposed to crowded situations and be put at risk as well as by having all people in the household, especially those who give direct care to the infant vaccinated so they can't get it and pass it on to the infant. See the related question below also about the advantages of vaccination to the mother of babies who are breastfeeding, another way to protect the newborns. (MORE)
Nothing. Even the best antiviral drugs around today can only slightly reduce the infection time, usually only by a day or two. In 5-10% of children given the antiviral drugs there have been reports of nausea and vomiting. Follow your doctors advice, plenty of fluid and rest. In 99.9% of cases the vi…rus will pass without complication. (MORE)
No. They usually do an ultra sound and that will show the fetus. Yes, during the first few weeks of pregnancy, the embryo is so small that it is hard to see, even with an ultrasound. The heartbeat is usually visible in an ultrasound after 7 weeks gestation.
Source: Americanpregnancy.org Marijuana: . Common slang names: pot, weed, grass and reefer . What happens when a pregnant woman smokes marijuana? Marijuana crosses the placenta to your baby. Marijuana, like cigarette smoke, contains toxins that keep your baby from getting the proper supply o…f oxygen that he or she needs to grow. . How can marijuana affect the unborn baby? Studies of marijuana in pregnancy are inconclusive because many women who smoke marijuana also use tobacco and alcohol. Smoking marijuana increases the levels of carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide in the blood, which reduces the oxygen supply to the baby. Smoking marijuana during pregnancy can increase the chance of miscarriage , low birth-weight, premature births , developmental delays, and behavioral and learning problems. . What if I smoked marijuana before I knew I was pregnant ? According to Dr. Richard S. Abram, author of Will it Hurt the Baby, "occasional use of marijuana during the first trimester is unlikely to cause birth defects." Once you are aware you are pregnant, you should stop smoking. Doing this will decrease the chance of harming your baby. (MORE)
As long as its not a schedule one narcotic, a doctor can prescribe it. And in some cases (California) even marijuana which is on the list, can also be prescribed.
\nThat would be a midwife. There are several types of midwives here in America. You can find out about one type, here:http://www.midwife.org/\n\nThey are more used in this country then most people think. If you are interested in using one, you should do a search for your town and midwives and see… what comes up. (MORE)
Anything your partner does after you have already become pregnant will not affect your baby, unless they pass along an STD/STI -- your body closes the area the baby is in, off from the rest of the world to keep your child safe from contaminants, diseases, bacteria and the like.
A human being must be sexually mature to become pregnant. Sexual maturity occurs in early teenage years. So, no newborn can ever be "pregnant"! A twin in the mother's uterus would never be in its twin's uterus. In fact, each fetus has its own amniotic sac--a large bubble full of special fluid wh…ere a fetus grows. (MORE)
What are the specific steps a pregnant woman who is HIV should take regarding the health of the baby?
Being HIV positive and pregnant is a common scenerio. As far as steps to be taken during pregnancy go, be sure to seek the additional care of an infectious disease specialist to regulate HIV meds during gestation. Following their instructions plays an important role in the serostatus of the baby.
No. Pregnancy stops the monthly release of an unfertilized egg, so except in rare and unusual circumstances, you can't get "more" pregnant while you're pregnant. The only time this might be reasonably defined is in the case where a woman releases two eggs. (Twins, ya know?...) After sexual interco…urse, one egg is fertilized, so she's "pregnant". She may not know it yet, but she is. A few hours later, she has intercourse again, and the second egg is fertilized. She's pregnant again, but for all intents and purposes, her pregnancy is from the same monthly cycle. (MORE)
If it is indeed the flu and not just a cold, you should see a doctor immediate because the flu can cause be very serious when you are pregnant. If it is not the flu, at least the one cause by the influenza virus, then you should still talk to a doctor or pharmacist to see what you can take. I have a… cold right now, which is really not fun when you are pregnant. I have not taking any medication but have tried some natural remedies to try to fight it. I have not been able to find a medication that is for sure safe in the research that I have done, and it has not been determined yet if some medicines are safe like Nyquil. When in doubt ask an expert. (MORE)
If a woman gets pregnant and is still takin drugs when she goes for checkups and her urine shows them in her system why dont they put her in rehabilitation until baby is born to save it from medical p?
There are very, very few rehab beds available for pregnant women with drug or alcohol dependence.
Yes there have been women who have taken fertility drugs and have had a great many children in their womb. Most of the children inside of the womb died because they were too small to live.
the baby will not be healthy and might have problems like retardness or one of his orangs could not be good
birth defects or so called "mutations" can be caused by genetics, toxins crossing placenta during pregnancy, a large number of pregnancy complications and problems at delivery including loss of air, loss of blood and medications such as pain relievers crossing the placenta. Drinking alcohol, even on…ce, during pregnancy can cause fetal alcohol syndrome. (MORE)
No. His becoming aware of it other than in a case where you freely told him, would actually be a HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) violation, which is a Federal crime. There are a host of other laws he might be charged with if he attempted to interfere with a superv…isee's prescribed treatment. Criminal penalty for violation of the Privacy Rule under HIPAA is as follows: "A person who knowingly obtains or discloses individually identifiable health information in violation of the Privacy Rule may face a criminal penalty of up to $50,000 and up to one-year imprisonment. The criminal penalties increase to $100,000 and up to five years imprisonment if the wrongful conduct involves false pretenses, and to $250,000 and up to 10 years imprisonment if the wrongful conduct involves the intent to sell, transfer, or use identifiable health information for commercial advantage, personal gain or malicious harm. The Department of Justice is responsible for criminal prosecutions under the Privacy Rule." US Department of Health & Human Services (MORE)
Ultrasounds determine whether a baby has a deformity that would need to be assessed at the time of birth (and sometimes, serious deformities can be corrected while the fetus is still in utero) Aside from having an ultrasound (either a standard, 3D or 4D), there is not a way to determine by yourself… whether you will have baby with deformities. (MORE)
Yes they should because the baby needs a moommy and dad so incase you brak up and you should marry then get pregnant
Trick question? If it's in her belly it's a embryo or fetus and not a baby. If she already has a baby the baby can be anywhere: daycare, Walmart with the father etc. So this is impossible to answer. If you are referring to the embryo or fetus as a baby it's in her uterus so there is no distance.
Yes like SurgerySqaud.com your not really the doctor but you help the doctor and do mostly all of the steps to deilver the baby like: pick the vane,Put the pin in the vane,clean the womans back,Put the needel in her back,Cut her smocth,Cut the layers of fat tissue and other things,move the babys hea…d with your hands,pull the baby out of the mother,cut the cord,(nurse will take baby away and wash it),and close the tissue fat and other things,Well hope i helped! (MORE)
No. To be pregnant requires the person having begun puberty and that doesn't happen until a girl is 11 or more years old. It is impossible for a fetus to get pregnant. No, the baby is not sexually mature so therefore a girl infant cannot be pregnant when born.
Pregnant women are at higher risk of developing complications from the H1N1/09 flu virus. They already have stress on their immune systems from the pregnancy and adding illness to that can leave them much more vulnerable. Many of the deaths from the pandemic swine flu were among pregnant women. V…accinations are safe for pregnant women and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend that all pregnant women get the flu vaccination that includes the "swine flu" vaccine to prevent them from getting the infectious disease. See the related question below for more information about those recommendations. (MORE)
Can a pregnant employee be terminated for taking family medical leave three weeks before baby is born?
Most likely not, as long as your employer is bound by the FMLA and you have been with the Employer long enough.
The specific doctor is called a Pediatrician, but you can have a regular family doctor that cares for everyone in your family rather than just one specific for your baby.
There is no magic to this. The baby you have carried all this time got his DNA from the beginning and it's based on you and the father's complexion and also your parents and the other relatives. By now you should just be happy you get a healthy baby.
yes. when the doctors give the pregnant woman an ultra sound they can sometimes usually tell if a baby is deformed. it will be easier to tell if the baby is missing a body part especially
The main reasons for deformed babies are genetics, toxins crossing placenta during pregnancy, a large number of pregnancy complications, and problems at delivery. Also drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause fetal alcohol syndrome.
The baby may be naturally small. There is not much to do, except listen to your OB's advice.
Antibiotics kill germs called bacteria. The flu is not caused bybacteria, but by a virus. Antibiotics have no effect on viruses.