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I m 10.5 weeks pregnant, wid all symptoms, today i feel wave like movement, is this normal? Can we call it as 1st baby movements?

I m 10.5 weeks pregnant, wid all symptoms, today i feel wave like movement, is this normal? Can we call it as 1st baby movements?

No: You should not be able to feel the baby move until 18-20 weeks at the earliest, you may be having uterine cramps or it could be from the bowels, i assume you ahave already had an ultrasound, if you ahae not then you need one asap. ...Read more

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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


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Is it normal to have thick white/yellowish mucusin stools early in pregnancy im 5 weeks pregnant & am having thick white & yellow mucus in my bowel movements? I still have 2 weeks until my first dr appointment, is this normal or something I should be co

Is it normal to have thick white/yellowish mucusin stools early in pregnancy im 5 weeks pregnant & am having thick white & yellow mucus in my bowel movements? I still have 2   weeks until my first dr appointment, is this normal or something I should be co

Some : Some mucus in your stool can be normal since it's what your intestines make to stay lubricated. Larger amounts of mucus - especially when paired with fever, abdominal pain, cramping and diarrhea - can signal an infection. If you are noticing a change in your bowel habits or are having any of the above symptoms, you should call your doctor. They may want to see you sooner than your scheduled appointment. ...Read more

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I just found out I'm 5 weeks pregnant, but I've had 1-2 drinks five nights a week for the last month. What is the risk To the baby?

I just found out I'm 5 weeks pregnant, but I've had 1-2 drinks five nights a week for the last month. What is the risk To the baby?

Time to quit: The most important thing now is that you stop drinking. I can tell you recognize this or you would not be asking. Chronic alcohol exposure in pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome. If you feel you have a problem with alcoholism seek help. There are support groups in every city. Congratulations on the pregnancy ...Read more

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I just had a baby five months ago and it feels like a baby moving inside me, the fluttering. Pregnancy tests say negative and have daily bowel movemen?

I just had a baby five months ago and it feels like a baby moving inside me, the fluttering. Pregnancy tests say negative and have daily bowel movemen?

Anatomy: This is not a mystery. Think of anatomy. In your lower abdomen you have intestines, bladder and colon. You are feeling fluids, gas or stool. Perhaps at your age it is time to get more attune to your body and the simple easily understood anatomy you live with. Gas and fluids and stool are moving constantly. An inflamed or irritated bladder or small intestine can constrict or swell. ...Read more

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What to do if I am about 5 weeks pregnant can it be twins?

What to do if I am about 5 weeks pregnant can it be twins?

Maybe: Too early to tell. If you wanted to talk about this further you should see your doctor or ob/gyn now. US will tell but cannot tell anything at this time. congratulations. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant. Can I have dried parsely and rosemery herbs added in my food? I have already had it twice, is it safe?

5 weeks pregnant. Can I have dried parsely and rosemery herbs added in my food? I have already had it twice, is it safe?

In small amounts: Rosemary is category B1 (animal studies have shown no risk to the fetus but no adequate well controlled studies in pregnant women are known) in pregnancy and compatible with lactation. Parsley in food is fine but should be avoided in large medicinal amounts during pregnancy. ...Read more

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