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Kegel exercises for a pregnant woman - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   HOw can I help you
User :   I have a query.
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   My sister is pregnant and she wants to go for a normal delivery.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Which trimester is she in now
User :   trimester?
User :   She's in her 5th month
Doctor :   does she have any medical complications or any other problems
Doctor :   ok
User :   No.
User :   Nothing.
Doctor :   pregnancy related
Doctor :   ok
User :   No
User :   The Gynaec asked her to do some exercises.
Doctor :   It shall depend on to see if every thing goes well
User :   Ok
User :   Would that help in the delivery?
Doctor :   during the later half of pregnancy
Doctor :   that shall decide on how she will progress into labor
User :   The doc advised her to contract her pelvic muscles. What does that mean?
Doctor :   and if ever thing is fine she can and will go into normal labor
User :   Ok
Doctor :   They are Kiggel's exercise
User :   Does she need to do those exercises doc?
User :   Ok
Doctor :   and need to be demonstrated
User :   Yeah, thats what she was telling us.
User :   Ok
User :   But how can that be demonstrated?
Doctor :   yes it shall help in the head lowering towqards the end of her pregnancy and hence favouring
User :   And will they help at all?
Doctor :   the normal delivery
Doctor :   you will need to meet the Gynecologist and she shall do it for her and also the appropriate amount of strain that she needs

Doctor :   apply shall also be demonstrated
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