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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, Pregnancy - Ectopic, Roseola, Rubella, Spina Bifida, Teething, Turner's Syndrome

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  • Does this Ultrasound show pregnancy?

    Hi All, After nearly 20 negative tests I paid to have a private ultra sound as I am just so paranoid - the specialist said there are no signs of pregnancy on the scan, however I am looking at the image and can almost see the outline of a baby? I would like to have a second opinion or just your thoughts...

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  • CT SCAN TO CHECK FOR PREGNANCY!

    I am currently in SE Asia and have been paranoid for nearly 3 months that im pregnant - I have taken around 15 pregnancy tests which have all come back negative but i still wasnt convinced! So today I went to a hospital and asked for an ultra sound scan to check for pregnancy - it was extremely hard...

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  • 2months pp, with leg aches, and leg muscle or nerves spasm/twitching

    I been having this pain that comes and goes. I'm 2months postpartum, I have had my blood checked for infection, b12,thyroid, calcium and everything came back clear. I got an ultrasound to see if it was a clot and nothing was found. Pain started in left leg but now I have it as well on my right, it...

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  • long ttc, surrogacy after 6 MCs

    This thread is cry of my heart. This is hope that someday I'll see my own baby. My husband and I have been together for 10 years. Recently I had a miscarriage. I had 6 MCs in general. Unfortunately there is no chance for me to carry a baby. But this can be done by another woman. That's why it...

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  • My genetics appointment wasn't very good...

    Hi,  I have PoTS, and due to this and a long list of other problems/symptoms my GP and cardiolgist both decided to refer me to genetics to be tested for Ehlers Danlos syndrome. So I had my genetics appointment two weeks ago now, and it left me feeling a bit confused and unsupported. Firstly, my...

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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 symptoms for 13 weeks - negative tests?

    Iv been on the mini pill for over 2 years - take my pill around 10pm / had sex 13th Aug and forgot to take pill that night - took it 12pm next day and at 10pm as usual - no more sex since. A few weeks later was on antibiotics for 3 weeks due to UTI / bladder infection (as nothing was working) and for...

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  • Pregnancy or something more sinister?

    I have a complex symptom set I need some advice on from professionals: Fibroadenoma left breast Nausea Light cramps in lower abdomen Vivid dreams Strong sense of smell Heartburn and bloating, but also feeling incredibly hungry, only thing to stop the nausea is while eating. Emotional Unusually light...

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  • Nuvaring? What are the chances of pregnancy?

    I usually keep the nuvaring in for 3 weeks and take it out for a week to get my period. However, this month I left it in for four weeks by accident then still took it out for a week and got my period. Me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex after this and I'm nervous my use of the ring will get me...

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  • Spinal muscular atrophy

    Hello. Has anyone ever been effected by spinal muscular atrophy? My brother and his girlfriend had a baby that was diagnosed with this 7 years ago. They both carried the same gene for it so their baby had it. She died at 2 weeks old. I know a lot about it but i have been recently thinking if i should...

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  • Can sperm live for 15 days?

    Hi everyone.  I had unprotected sex on September 30th, while I was on my period. It was a very weird period though because I'd taken about 3 plan Bs that month (very very stupid, I know) and it was VERY light. After we had sex, it stopped completely. On October 15th, I got a LOT of eggwhite-like...

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  • Underweight, no period and worried about my future fertility?

    Im 21, I had regular periods for years but lost a large amount of weight, I lost it fast and my periods stopped. This was 3 years ago, in September. By the January I was almost hospitilised and started eating a regular diet. Now I am still underweight but I eat a lot, I don't restrict but still haven't...

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  • I'm scared

    Around two or three weeks back I had unprotected sex with my lady. I pulled out and cummed outside then wiped everything off and continued. I don't know why but I'm afraid that I might have impregnated her. When we had sex she was done with her periods for the month , she says her next period...

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  • Could I be pregnant?

    This guy and I had unprotected sex this morning, he stated afterwards that his pull-out game was "weak", meaning he had come inside of me by accident, but claimed there was no way I could get pregnant from this because I am not ovulating. My last period was over a month ago in mid-July, which...

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  • Is it possible to get preggy even if I drink pills?

    Hi, just want to ask something. I was prescribed by my OB to drink Althea pills in 6 months in order for me not to get pregnant. Because I was diagnosed with Polycyctics Ovaries. I am at my 18th day (on Althea pills). My question is, I had an intercourse with my boyfriend, without using any condom,...

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  • Is she pregnant? Please help

    So me & my girlfriend had sex & she said she woke up nauseous & with headache a day after we had sex. I just want to know is it possible she could actually know she's pregnant a day after sex? Please answer. 

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  • Bilateral Complex Cysts

    So, I was diagnosed with a complex cyst on each ovary.  One is about 2 cm and the other is about 1.6cm.  I'm 32 and have never had kids. I'm so worried that this will interfere with my fertility due to having to have surgery or ovary removal. Has anyone had this? What was the result?...

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  • What is a chance of me having Cowden syndrome ?

    Hello, I am 18 and I developed a lip fibroma 3-4 years ago. I thought it was because I am a very big lip biter and I also had braces. But a little while ago I figured out my forehead is quite big. I somehow associted that with the tumor and googled big forehead and tumors. I found out about Cowdens Syndrome...

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  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

    Hi Everyone,  I am Santosh, and i am from Nepal. we are expecting our baby in mid november. a week ago CDH(congenital diaphragmatic hernia) was discovered in my baby. now i am totally clueless about where to start with and where to go for the proper advice. any suggestions are warmly welcome. 

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  • Birth Control Pill/Pregnancy

    Hi. I'm a first time user of Althea pill, just started last Sept. 16. I'm on my 5th pill. My last menstruation was last Sept. 9-13. I had intercourse with my bf on Sept. 10 and Sept. 15 until 17. We always used condom. I'm just worried that I might be pregnant. He never came in me (we think),...

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  • Scared for my mother! NEED ADVICE!

    So my mom (38 years of age) is pregnant and she has very bad hypertension (had it since she was 19). The worst she has had during this pregnancy is a reading of 217 over 116. The doctor has said she is extremely high risk and even reffered her to another doctor. She is now taking Labetol and she still...

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  • Pyloric Stenosis and long term effects

    Hi - my son had this condition and was operated on at 4 weeks. We were told at the time it is usually noticed at 3 months plus and he was very young and the muscle was very thick. He is now nearly 21 but has always been thin but with a good appetite but always had a 'full' feeling. GP now...

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  • Male infertility

    Researchers at University of Dundee are planning to run a large UK-wide trial looking at a dietary supplement (antioxidant treatment) for men with fertility problems. I have put together a Survey Monkey questionnaire to try to build up feedback and opinions of Patient members (6 questions – takes...

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  • surrogacy?

    Hello ladies! I’m 47, married, no kids. My dh and I have been tts for 9 years already. I’ve got pregnant in 2012, but there was problem with my kidneys and doctors had to terminate pregnancy. There is a very high risk for me to get pregnant again. We decided to use services of surrogate mother. Surrogacy...

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  • anyone with surrogacy experience?

    Hi everyone! It happened so that there was rapture of the uterus during my first delivery. The uterus was removed. My husband and I want to have one more child. What options do we have? We are thinking about surrogacy and adoption. My dh inclines to surrogacy more. We are from France and this procedure...

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  • sherrie

    If you think that sickness is a good thing, then you can keep quite and die out  of ignorance, But i will advice you never to choose to die such a miserable death  because i was once a victim who was suffering from a very deadly virus known as  cancer, i suffered from this virus for about...

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  • Normal period for a day or 2 then brown discharge for 3-4?

    I need help. My husband and I have been TTC for 7 months. Last month on June 26th i started my period. On the 27th it turned to brown discharge. That continued until the 29th. This month on July 24th it was the same thing. Bleeding for a day and then brown discharge for a couple days. No pain just...

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  • My period has been very light and short for 2 months

    Hey all! Just wondering my period has been very light last month (which only lasted 2 days) and now it's very light again this month. I've always had regular heavy periods before that lasted the normal 5-7 days and I've also been having cramping and on and off breast pain since last month....

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  • After two years of marriage my husband and I decided to ...

    After two years of marriage my husband and I decided to have a baby. I was reluctant to get pregnant due to my weak health. I was afraid of having a difficult pregnancy. To my surprise I didn’t have the usual sickness of the first months and I had a normal pregnancy until week 25 when I went to the...

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  • Bilirubin in urine

    Hi ladies, just wondering if anyone ever had bilirubin in urine sample. I had a scan yesterday and they never told me about the bilirubin in my urine they just wrote it on my card, just feeling a bit anxious about it now. Can't seem to find any information on it happening during pregnancy

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