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Safe to travel in 21st week of pregnancy? Worried about suspension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:hello Dr. i am XXXXXXX here,i am in 21st week of my pregnancy is it safe to travel in sleeper train for 12 hrs
User:my husband is much worried about suspension
Doctor:You should not travel in second trimester.
Doctor:Please do not take a train to travel for 12 hrs stretch
Doctor:It is not safe for pregnancy
User:whether Multi Axle Volvo is safe
Doctor:Seriously avoid traveling at this point. Think more about your baby than anything alse
User:thank you ,we will try avoid this then
Doctor:If very urgent, then take aeroplane
Doctor:Good for you
User:i have done first scan in 8th week
Doctor:Take care of baby when you are pregnant
Doctor:go ahead
User:then triple screening in 17 the week
User:result were normal
User:but i come to know that i have missed anamoly scan in 11-14 weeks
User:whether i need to take that now or it is optional one?
Doctor:It can be taken now
Doctor:It is good to get one done
User:ok then it will take that?
User:when and what type of scan will be next
Doctor:Usually this is the last scan of the pregnancy
Doctor:But if advised another scan can be taken in the third trimester.
User:reg baby movement
User:first i felt the baby movement only in left side
User:but now i am feeling in both right and left side
Doctor:It is normal
Doctor:Baby is growing up
Doctor:and is floating around
User:but baically where will be baby either left or right or it is called unstable lie
Doctor:The babies float around until the last month
User:as of now i am taking only calicum and iron supplement is that enough
Doctor:They frequently change their positions
Doctor:Folic acid is needed too
Doctor:It is better to take a multivitamin tablet
User:that i stopped after 3rd month
User:but my physician told calicum and iron is enough
Doctor:It can be safely taken till baby is born and also during breast feeding
User:whether i need to ask for folic and multivitamin too
Doctor:You may ask for multivitamin tablet, it contains folic acid
User:I much weight gain per month is healthy weight again?
Doctor:In total the weight gain is around 11 kg for the whole pregnancy
Doctor:1 kg per month for the first 6 months is ok
Doctor:Rest is gained in third trimester
Doctor:Any other question?
User:Is it safe or must to take protein powder during pregnanacy
Doctor:It is not recommended for a normal pregnancy
Doctor:Diet is the best source of nutrients and calories
User:thank you
User:for the valuable information
Doctor:Thanks for coming on chat
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Doctor:Take care
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User:take care and bye
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