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Post Dated Pregnancy

Information about Post Dated Pregnancy

We Have to Know about the Post Dated Pregnancy

  • Post dated or post term pregnancy refers to pregnancies going beyond 42 wks (294 days).

Causes of Post Dated Pregnancy

  • Not definitely known
  • Comfortable surroundings
  • Sedentary lifestyle with little or no exercise

Do’s and Don’ts of Post Dated Pregnancy

Signs & Symptoms of Post Dated Pregnancy

Medical advice for Post Dated Pregnancy  

  • Consult your doctor after the expected date of delivery, apart from routine antenatal check up

Risk factors of Post Dated Pregnancy

Treatment for Post Dated Pregnancy  

Self-care for Post Dated Pregnancy   

  • No pregnancy should continue beyond a fortnight after due date.
  • Labor can be induced by the doctor after careful investigations
  • Caesarean section is recommended if Foetal distress occurs

Investigations for Post Dated Pregnancy  

  • Complete urine examination
  • Blood grouping and Rh grouping
  • Scanning