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GUYS NEED SERIOUS ADVICE!!!!!!!!
i am pregnant( 2 trimester) going to have my ck exam soon within a month and thinking to take cs..please advice me anybody ...may be some one had similar situation..can i take exam or should i wait n take it after?
also..is there any exception? or should i call to inform ECFMG that an pregnant?
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GUYS NEED SERIOUS ADVICE!!!!!!!!
i am pregnant( 2 trimester) going to have my ck exam soon within a month and thinking to take cs..please advice me anybody ...may be some one had similar situation..can i take exam or should i wait n take it after?
also..is there any exception? or should i call to inform ECFMG that an pregnant?
When i took the test, I saw a woman who was 7 months pregnant..How many months pregnant would you be whenever you want to take the test?
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When i took the test, I saw a woman who was 7 months pregnant..How many months pregnant would you be whenever you want to take the test?
i will be 7 too..
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i will be 7 too..
That should be okay...I don't think the exam is so stressful that you should worry about it...Good luck!
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That should be okay...I don't think the exam is so stressful that you should worry about it...Good luck!
thanks,,what u think should i call to ecfmg? cuase i heard we need to infor them if u have especial condition( like disability or pregnancy),,,
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thanks,,what u think should i call to ecfmg? cuase i heard we need to infor them if u have especial condition( like disability or pregnancy),,,
Oh! I didn't know that..In that case, you should call them..Btw, congrats!! Must be stressful to be pregnant and take tests the same time.
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Oh! I didn't know that..In that case, you should call them..Btw, congrats!! Must be stressful to be pregnant and take tests the same time.
thanks..its really hard u know i want to finish study ck and sc before to give a birth...caus i know will be double hard after with baby,,and i want to enjoy my maternity period...i do ck now..going to have my exam in end of may and want to take cs and june...
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thanks..its really hard u know i want to finish study ck and sc before to give a birth...caus i know will be double hard after with baby,,and i want to enjoy my maternity period...i do ck now..going to have my exam in end of may and want to take cs and june...
That's a great plan! good luck!
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I took my exam 2 weeks ago and I was 31 weeks pregnant at that time.
You don't have to call ECFMG. Because there's nothing they can do to make the exam easier for you. You'll be in the same boat as everyone else.

My advice to you would be to not drink any water or coffee before the exam starts, because you'll have to go about 2,5 hrs without a bathroom. I knew I would be nervous, and that would make me want to use the bathroom every 40 mins. I basically kept myself dehydrated almost the entire day - sucks, but what else can you do. The proctor said that I can use the bathroom if I have to while doing the encounters, but they won't delay the announcements or anything, so the clock will keep ticking.

I have to disagree that exam is not stressful. IT IS stressful. At least it was for me. Although I'm usually a nervous wreck when it comes to exams. But I still managed to look calm (somewhat, heh) and confident. So you should be able to do that too.

Anyway..hope this helps to relieve some of your anxiety. Feel free to ask any qs or PM me.
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hi, i recently took my cs exam when i was 30 wks pregnant. i dint call ecfmg before. just attended as everybody else. had some rice before going to exam so that i wont feel hungry soon and just had few sips of water now and then to not overload water intake and aswell to not dehydrate myself to keep my mind in place during exam. i was tensed like rest and was worried about handling exam during pregnancy, but when u go in there and start, u wil forget u r pregnant and will just go with the flow. i took my own lunch box for the break and used restrooms every chance i got. the exam is soo fast. just make sure u have good right food to keep u full for long and not make u dizzy. u wont be specially treated as u r pregnant and even u will forget the same for few hrs in that exam rush.
all the best and good luck.
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Good luck girl!! i Don't think pregnancy is special condition to notify as disability etc. just verify give them a call and be calm.
everything will be fine. i totally agree it will be double hard and impossible with bay so do your best and this exam stress will on the other hand help you go through your pregnancy. it is better to be involved in doing important things. good luck
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Good luck girl!! i Don't think pregnancy is special condition to notify as disability etc. just verify give them a call and be calm.
everything will be fine. i totally agree it will be double hard and impossible with bay so do your best and this exam stress will on the other hand help you go through your pregnancy. it is better to be involved in doing important things. good luck
thanks my friend..but faced to another problem now...in Califonia testing cente will close since may9 to september...my baby will born at september 5..i think i will take after..may be at october
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hi, i recently took my cs exam when i was 30 wks pregnant. i dint call ecfmg before. just attended as everybody else. had some rice before going to exam so that i wont feel hungry soon and just had few sips of water now and then to not overload water intake and aswell to not dehydrate myself to keep my mind in place during exam. i was tensed like rest and was worried about handling exam during pregnancy, but when u go in there and start, u wil forget u r pregnant and will just go with the flow. i took my own lunch box for the break and used restrooms every chance i got. the exam is soo fast. just make sure u have good right food to keep u full for long and not make u dizzy. u wont be specially treated as u r pregnant and even u will forget the same for few hrs in that exam rush.
all the best and good luck.
thanks a lot..u gave me hopei will try to find something may be in other states
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