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41 Weeks Pregnant Hard Belly
41 weeks pregnant and gettin period type pains with belly going square shaped and hard with a pushing down feeling and backache?
Early labor: If the contractions get to every 5 minutes, head to the hospital. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Will I lose my balance often with ataxic gait while pregnant? 3rd trimester is what scares me while carrying a huge belly. What can I do to avoid fall
Cane: Maybe you would benefit from using a cane or a walker. ...Read more
Since 3rd trimester of my pregnancy I get these sharp pain in the middle of my upper abdomen which travels to the back. I had baby but stillget pain.
Would pelvic exercises benefit ataxic gait before pregnancy, esp for 3rd trimester? Scared of falling or losing balance due to huge belly.
It should: Help. Ask some tips from pregnant gymnasts (bad joke!) god bless u! http://www. M.Webmd. Boots. Com/a-to-z-guides/dizziness-symptoms-diagnosis-treatment. ...Read more
Is it safe to use Hyospasmol during pregnancy - wife in 3rd trimester and has severe cramps and upset stomach?
Could be labor: If this is happening off and on every 3-5 mins, it could be labor! call your OB or go to the hospital. If it it is less frequent, it could still be early labor or it could be braxton-hicks contractions, false labor, dehydration, uti, or even just plain "growing pains". See your OB if it doesn't get better. ...Read more
CALL YOUR OB!!!: U are having some early contractions, but u should be directing any? S associated with your pregnancy to your OB so they can decide and tell u what to do like come in the office and get checked or go to the labor room, and a piece of advise do not go past your due date, an recent study in the us says the ideal time to deliver for the baby is 39-40 weeks. ...Read more
34 weeks pregnant belly feels hard and baby not kicking much. Not sure if im thinking tonmuch of it.
I'm 26 weeks pregnant and my son pushed in to my belly hard. When I stand up it tightens up. What do I do?
Rest: It is unlikely that you are having labor pains as those are a bit more regular in timing than what you are describing. More likely, you are aware of your abdomen more so now since the incident with your son. Try to lie down more today and tomorrow and rest; this takes the pressure off of your back and abdominal muscles. Plus, a healthy mom usually has a healthy baby. ...Read more
I've been having a hard belly for 4 hours now!! I am 28 weeks, and I'm getting scared because its my first pregnancy!! ?
I am 36 weeks pregnant and the bottom of my belly feels very soft and the top of my belly is hard. What is the cause of this?
Sounds normal: What you are describing sounds normal but you can always ask your doctor to confirm. Our bodies store fat cells lower in the abdomen. There is more tissue at the lower abdomen between your hand and the baby. Up higher the tissue layers are thinner. The uterus is easier to feel in the upper abdomen. ...Read more
I streched during a sleep very hard I could feel my muscle streching under my belly, almost12 weeks pregnant, should I worry?
Not likely: The uterus is well-protected behind the pubic bone at this point. It's behind all of your abdominal muscles and shouldn't be affected. As long as you aren't experiencing severe cramping or bleeding, you are probably ok. ...Read more
I am 17weeks pregnant, I notice a painless hard lump on my lower abdomen. What are the possible causes and how can it be treated. Thank you?
Hard lower abdomen 5 days after unprotected sex but definitely no shooting in, is my girlfriend pregnant after that single symptom? What's happening?
Pregnancy test: These test strips are quite sensitive, but not until 7-10 days after ovulation and contact with sperm and egg. If you are having unprotected sex it does not matter if you have a full ejaculation inside her vagina. Sperm can still be present and get into the cervical opening and up to fertilize her. Do not know what "hard abdomen" is, but if questions see a gynecologist. ...Read more
Hard sticking out belly (pot belly)looks like I'm pregnant. Iv always had this stomach. What is it? When I lay it's flat, when I stand it sticks out hard
Diastasis recti: The aponeurosis (ligament)that fuses both sides of your abdominal muscles may be weak causing your intestines to protrude. Consult your doctor. ...Read more
I m 37+1 week pregnant. I feel my abdomen very hard for 15/20 sec. N then it goes normal. Also I have frequent bowl movements from today. Is this labour?
Am almost 2 months late on my period and on my right side of my belly it kinda hard then the left side I don't if am pregnant I have got any morningsi?
My stomach becomes hard and swollen at times. Looks like a pregnant belly. It is uncomfortable but not painful. Its been occurring more often recently?
Time to see doctor: You must give a good history for there are many possibilities. You would've served best to see a doctor for a thorough exam. ...Read more
I'm currently 35 weeks pregnant and it's not consistent but my right side (about 3-4 in from my belly button) gets firm and hurts. What's causing this?
Bigger uterus?: Best person to ask this is your ob-gyn. I'm sure he/she would like to talk to you about this. ...Read more
I am taking Depo-Provera and my abdomen seems to be getting harder and rounder each day is it possible that I could be pregnant? Every test taken is negative
Unlikely: If your pregnancy test was negative, repeat that in 1 week and that will confirm if its true negative. ...Read more
I think any woman who has been or is pregnant will say that they experienced increasing firmness of their abdomen. In the first weeks I think this can be attributed to increased bloating caused by the change in hormone status. Then of course as the uterus rises out of the pelvis and the woman begins to 'show' the uterus can be felt as a fullness or firmness in the center of the belly. ...Read more
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I'm 7 months pregnant and my belly is not hard and it don't look like a pregnant belly is that a bad thing?
The underlying: Uterus causes the abdomen to feel firm. ...Read more