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Questions about genetic ultrasound. Worried.? Topic: Worst case scenarios disease
June 16, 2019 / By Keshaun
Question: So my doctor was sort of concerned because I had changed a litter box a few times when I was unaware that I was pregnant. I didn't breathe anything directly in and always had my face covered but still. And she's also concerned because I took aleve, advil, and motrin before I was aware. She explained that these medicines and the litter have effects of the brain and kidney development. If I only took a few of each pill in a 3-4 month span and changed the litter box only a few times (even with covering my nose and mouth), does my child still have a high risk of a disease such as down syndrome or her brain and kidneys not right? I'm so worried about this.
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Hoyt Hoyt | 1 day ago
Sounds like your doc is panicking you for no reason. Advil and motrin and aleve are catagory B during the first two trimesters -- same as tylenol. There is NO evidence of harm. The risk from toxoplasmosis is also, statistically VERY low. And no, nothing you do will cause Downs Syndrome. That's something that happens at the moment of conception, due to a flaw in the egg. I would honestly look for a new doctor. Yours seems to be wanting to scare you with worse-case scenarios -- something you really don't need.
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Hoyt Originally Answered: Questions about genetic ultrasound. Worried.?
Sounds like your doc is panicking you for no reason. Advil and motrin and aleve are catagory B during the first two trimesters -- same as tylenol. There is NO evidence of harm. The risk from toxoplasmosis is also, statistically VERY low. And no, nothing you do will cause Downs Syndrome. That's something that happens at the moment of conception, due to a flaw in the egg. I would honestly look for a new doctor. Yours seems to be wanting to scare you with worse-case scenarios -- something you really don't need.

Emmett Emmett
I think your doctor said things that were slightly inappropriate or at the least did not communicate with you the genuine level of risk from these activities, which realistically is very very very low. MANY women take an advil or two or change their cat's litter box before they know they are pregnant. Please don't worry yourself over this, and at your next appointment ask your doctor to elaborate on what they meant. Good luck.
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Clive Clive
no it really wouldnt affect the baby that much if it was in the beginning especially since the baby doesnt even start developing into anything until 5 weeks.
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Anson Anson
How far along are you? Surely your gynae has checked to see that everything is ok with baby. Or is she is so concerned then she should have scheduled you for a scan.
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Anson Originally Answered: Genetic evidence for female sexual orientation?
I could be reading it wrong but this seems to suggest that female monozygotal twins are more likely to both be gay than dizygotic twins which only suggests a possible genetic link. http://archpsyc.ama-assn.org/cgi/content... If homosexuality were genetic then surely all geneticlly identical twins would have the same sexual orientation but that doesn't seem to be the case. I believe the current popular hypothesis is that sexual orientation is determined by hormonal changes in the brain during fetal development. What's true for males must also be true for females. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prenatal_...

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