Q & A
What's on your mind about Week 20? Other women have wondered...
"Seeing these red or purple lines creating a road map on your belly, hips, or breasts can be more than a little disconcerting for most women. There are many factors involved in determining whether or not you end up with stretch marks. Here's what you need to know..." Read More
"Most people are concerned about changes in air pressure when flying during pregnancy. But in today's pressurized jet cabins, this is not a problem anymore. What concerns me is..." Read More
"Cord accidents, as they're often called, are when mechanical conditions of the umbilical cord cause an obstruction of oxygen to the baby. A tight knot in the cord can do this, but thankfully most true knots are incidental findings at the time of the delivery with no perceived harm. Only one out of 100 deliveries involve true knots, and out of these only one in 20 have a life-threatening constriction..." Read More
"The kidneys are maturing, just like your unborn baby's lungs, meaning at times they might have fluid. There's probably every expectation that this will "go away" as your unborn baby continues to develop. In some cases extra fluid in a kidney can indicate a condition called hydronephrosis..." Read More