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Pregnancy and Genetic Disorders

Also known as Antenatal Investigations, Baby and Infants , Chloasma, Cholestasis - Obstetric, Colic in Babies, Congenital Disorders, Down's Syndrome, Ectopic Pregnancy, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Galactosemia, Genetic Disorders, Getting Pregnant, Hydatidiform Mole, Infants Health, Infertility, Jaundice - Neonatal, Metabolic Disease, Miscarriage, Molar Pregnancy, Newborn Health, Obstetric Cholestasis, PKU - Phenylketonuria, Pre-eclampsia, Pregnancy - Ectopic, Roseola, Rubella, Spina Bifida, Teething, Turner's Syndrome

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  • Adult suvivors of Rhesus Haemolytic Disease

    I agree that there is very little information about this condition. I was born with it and apparantly spent 2 months in an incubator. I would like more information on possible life long problems as a consequence of having this disease in infancy. I am 34 and have suffered all my life with low immunity,...

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  • Pregnancy

    It states to much vitimin a can harm a baby when your pregnant. Is this only from supplements or to much fruit and veg what contains vitamin a as well ??

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  • Can this be implantation bleeding?

    Yesterday when I wiped there was little pink spots but this morning when I woke up and I wipe I see this and someone told me it might be implantation bleeding, I did had sex unprotected as well... what should I do?? Is it implantation bleeding or my period ?? 

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  • Help, might be pregnant?

    I'm spotting. My period started on wed, had sex on thurs, and now I'm spotting today, is it way too early to tell? Or should I take a test? Also, if I am pregnant, I need advice. I'm only 21 and still live at home. My mom and step dad are CRAZY strict. Even the subject of pregnancy gets their...

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  • Did i have sex to soon?

    I miscarried on 23/3 and I bled all that day and bled 24/3 morning and then it's just stopped so on 25/3 morning me and my partner had unprotected sex. What is going on with my body?

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  • Unplanned pregnancy

    I’m 39, have 4 teenage kids, and am pregnant, as the kids are from different partners me and my partner have lovely holidays and free time alone, he wants me to get an abortion but I don’t think I can, everybody thinks I should, and I’d have no help if I had the baby i feel my life is ruined , anyone...

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  • Trying for 4months

    I've been trying to conceive for 4months now by tracking ovulation n fertility week and bbt,I consulted my GP and he said everything is fine,but why I haven't succeeded?

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  • RH DISEASE SURVIVORS & THEIR CHILDREN'S HEALTH

    I was born in 1960 Rh Incompatible, resulting in being born with Rh Disease.  I myself have one child, now a grown daughter.  When she was 3 years old she came down with the deadly, Bacterial Meningitis.   My daughter survived, but was left with some personality changes.  Up...

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  • Worried about being pregnant help

    my last full period was february 20. the incident of the unprotected sex was march 1. i took a plan b one hour after the unprotected sex. i had four days of bleeding march 11-15, but i don't think it was my period, i'm assuming it might have been the side effect of the pill. after weeks of worrying...

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  • Born without ovaries

    Hi! First time on any forum. So I’m 33 and was born without ovaries! I found out when I was 16 so it’s been a very different life to most. Any fellow ladies in the same position? Stories/advice/ support welcome f

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  • IUD and cytotec

    Just looking for anybody on the same boat as me. Im gonna have IUD placement soon and was prescribed cytotec 200mcg by mouth the night before and the day of procedure to dilate my cervix for easy placement of iud.  Im just concerned if it is safe for me to take it because i just had open myomectomy...

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  • Smad 3

    I have just returned home from hospital due to dibilitating back pain. whilst in I had an MRI which showed posterior bulging of the L2/L3,L3/L4 and L4/ L5 S1; furthermore it showed haemangioma in the L3 veritable body posteriorly, I also have scoliosis  i am in dibilitating pain with my back and...

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  • Thrush during pregnancy

    Hello, I'm in the early stages of pregnancy and am suffering from an irritating case of thrush. Any recommendations on what to use? I tried to ask the pharmacist but they were reluctant to advise. My doctor told me to try natural methods before contemplating a cream. If it persists, I ought to make...

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  • Muscle Spasms Lower Back After Miscarriage

    Hi guys I has a miscarriage on Friday and I've passed the baby, just got the little remaining bits left I think. I've not had any abdominal cramping thankfully but if I get up from bed rest, even be it to go to the loo and I lie back down, I get huge muscle spasm cramping like sensations in...

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  • Confused

    I been feeling movement in my lower tummy but my hpt blood test nd transviginally ultrasound came back negative.i had unprotected sex after being celibate 4 8yrs can someone please help me with this

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  • More symptoms

    I am now having serious spine issues.it is twisting on me.does anyone else have spine issues?

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  • Ongoing Mystery Symptoms - Looking for Thoughts From Others.

    Hi everyone! I am a 23 year old female who began experiencing some challenging symptoms in August of 2017, and after looking through many of the posts on this site in an attempt to put some of the pieces together, I figured it could not hurt to go ahead and write my own post to see of any of you all...

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  • I've just found out I'm pregnant. Don't know what to do?

    Me and my new partner had unprotected sex as I am on the implant but I just felt really sick and things which led me to do a test. We have spoke and he wants me to have an abortion but I blagged him and said I couldn't until 15 weeks I just wanr to find out the gender so i feel that it was real....

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  • Stop X-Rays diagnostics on pre-zygote oocytes (pre-gravid women)

    My letter: Esteemed Venter Institute; Urgently develop a gene test to show X-Rays radioDiagnostics deletions in q-branch of long chromosomes (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9..) subtelomeric extremities: expected more numerous compared to natural sporadic DNA mutations for cosmic X-rays.. Before the sound mothers...

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  • Is th

    Is there anyone out there born before blood transfusions were started?  I was born in 1943 , severely jaundiced but somehow managed to survive.  A brother before me and one after did not survive although they tried a transfusion on my brother who was born after me.  I have suffered many...

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  • Negative pt and negative ultrasound I still feel pregnant

    Hi ladies I'm up here hoping to get some feed back and to hear if anyone else has experienced this. I have had 2 negative hpt and 1 negative ultrasound, however I have these pregnancy symtoms that I can't hide My abdomen has noticeably grown Fequent urination Lower back and butt ache Hunger...

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  • Feeling pregnant

    I got my implant removed last Monday and dr put me straight on the pill i forgot to take a pill on Tuesday and had unprotected sex on Wednesday. But the past few days ive been feeling really nauseous and tried. I'm seem to want to per all the time. Done a test and it came back negative. Was I too...

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  • 3 MCs In Past 9 Years

    Hello everyone! I’m new to this forum. Usually I don’t discuss my problem, but now I feel like I really need this. I’m lost and I need some piece of advice. I have no one to talk to about my infertility struggle. My husband supports me, but it is so hard for me to share my feeling with him. We’ve gone...

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  • Pregnant or not? Sickness?

    Just need some advice, i am trying for a baby. I came off the pill in November after 36 days finally had a period on the 15th December. I then wasn’t sure when I was due on again but took it as another 36days. In January on day 25 and 26 I had brown spot bleeding. Then on day 32 was light bleeding, day...

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  • Period is 9 days late

    Hi ladies! My period is now 9 days late. I took two pregnancy tests and both of them were negative. I went to see a gynaecologist privately shortly after my last period and she said I look absolutely healthy so I don’t think this delay is related to gynaecological reasons. Do you think I still might...

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  • Might be pregnant?

    I had sex February 2nd. I was fertile from the 2nd to the 8th (approximately from a period app) and I was ovulating on the 7th. I was supposed to get my period on the 21st (3 days ago) and I still haven’t gotten it. I’m usually never late and if I am it’s only by 1 day. I haven’t been too worried about...

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  • secondary infertility

    My husband and I have been always dreaming about children. But unfortunately I was diagnosed with cancer of the uterus. The uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries were removed. At first I was crying a lot, I had a depression and I was even attending a psychologist. My husband supported me and cheered me...

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  • Pregenant & Skin Lumps.

    Hi all. I hope I am in the correct section. My daughter is 13 weeks pregnant with her second child, She has some skin lumps which are very sore, red and she finds it very uncomfortable to walk, her doctor examined them, saying they were infectious cists  and placed on antibiotics, to return...

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  • Surgical Menopause

    Three weeks ago I went to the doctor for a check up because I realized that I wasn’t getting pregnant and I wanted to. I had TVs and other blood tests done, the doctor told me I need surgery for my right ovary I had a 9 cm cyst. I felt relieved at least i would still have one ovary and she would work...

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