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Gestation period for twin pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i'm about 33 weeks pregnant with twins and i'm 3 centimeters dilated i was having contractions yesterday for about 4 hours then they just stopped
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was just wondering if you could possibly give me a guess on how soon i will have these babies
Doctor :   u need to consult a physician immediately
Doctor :   u could be in premature labour
Doctor :   is there any bleeding ?
User :   well i'm in the hospital right now they have me on bed rest but my doctor doesn't tell me much. no no bleeding
Doctor :   did they do ultrasound sca?
User :   yes babies are both head down
Doctor :   what is the foetal heart rate at this moment
Doctor :   ok
User :   one is around 130 and the other is 140
Doctor :   then they are doing fine
Doctor :   any discomfort you have as of now
Doctor :   any other medical problems other than this
User :   just that i am normally 98 pounds so i am very small and they don't have much room. no other medical problems
Doctor :   what did the doctor suggest
User :   how soon do you think i could have them
Doctor :   usually twin pregnancy lasts about 35-37 weeks
Doctor :   as against normal pregnancy upto 40 weeks
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