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Is it safe to go bowling in your first trimester if you didn't do this sport before you were pregnant? I am only 2-3 weeks pregnant.

Is it safe to go bowling in your first trimester if you didn't do this sport before you were pregnant?  I am only 2-3 weeks pregnant.

Sure: The only thing dangerous about bowling is the risk of falling. Late in pregnancy when you are big your balance is not good. The floor is usually slippery and carrying around a heavy ball can lead to falls. This is an issue late in pregnancy. Hope you get a strike! ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Can a preganant woman take any cold meds in first trimester?

Can a preganant woman take any cold meds in first trimester?

Consult your doctor: The first trimester is very sensitive and critical even to most otc meds.
Consult your doctor first. ...Read more

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While you are pregnat is it easier for you to have more sore throat more frequently i'am in my first trimester and I have been having a lot of sore throats n hoarseness in my voice for weeks now is this something serious

While you are pregnat is it easier for you to have more sore throat more frequently i'am in my first trimester and I have been having a lot of sore throats n hoarseness in my voice for weeks now is this something serious

Infections : Infections of this type are not more common in pregnancy. It may be that you had been exposed to someone with an infection recently. Check with your OB if you do not improve over the next week or two. Sometimes it takes a while (several weeks) for hoarseness to improve after a viral infection. I hope you don't smoke since that can slow healing and be bad for the baby. ...Read more

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An allergic pill avil pheniramine maleat is harmful in 1st trimester of pregnance or normal?

Pregnancy: It is best to simply avoid using any of the medications with pheniramine since they are usually in combination pills and the other meds are dangerous to the unborn fetus. ...Read more

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How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

Very accurate: Ultrasounds tend to get more inaccurate as your pregnancy progresses. First trimester ultrasounds are more accurate than second trimester ultrasounds, which are in turn more accurate than third trimester ultrasounds. First trimester ultrasounds can reliably predict gestational age within 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Depends: Standard first trimester tests in the United States include blood type, blood count, hepatitis test, rubella test, syphilis test, hiv, urine culture. Depending on the patient's history, her desires for genetic testing or the doctor's protocols other tests may be performed. ...Read more

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Bleeding while in first trimester?

Bleeding while in first trimester?

See OB/GYN: Any bleeding while pregnant should be discussed with your OB dr. As you may need an exam to assure all is well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to fly in the first trimester?

Is it ok to fly in the first trimester?

No: If you have placenta previa or other pregnancy complications, it may not be a good idea. ...Read more

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I'm spotting n im in my first trimester why?

I'm spotting n im in my first trimester why?

Fairly common: To have spotting in the first trimester. It occurs in 25% of patients and can be due to a number of things, but I recommend a sono to make sure is isn't a miscarriage. If not- it can occur due to implantation of an early pregnancy, or due to formation of the placenta, or due to a subchorionic hemorrhage, or due placenta developing close to or overlyin the cervix. Only way to know is to get a sono. ...Read more

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What to do in first trimester of pregnancy?

What to do in first trimester of pregnancy?

Eat, sleep, walk etc: This is one of those times in life when people are most happy and motivated to improve their health. So seizing the opportunity to eat right, sleep better, enjoy life more is important. So is avoiding toxic chemicals and toxic situations (including people). An OB provider can provide details on what to do during the first trimester (and preferably before). If you are 42, also ask OB about exercise. ...Read more

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What causes fatigue in the first trimester?

What causes fatigue in the first trimester?

Low blood: Early in pregnancy the vascular system rapidly expands. This dilutes your red blood cells which carry oxygen. It is similar to have a form of anemia. It takes a while for your body to catch up. It is worse if you are anemic to begin with. ...Read more

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Why am I cramping during my first trimester?

Why am I cramping during my first trimester?

Uterus stretching: Many women will feel mild cramping. This is from the uterus stretching and growing as the baby grows inside. If it is severe or if accompanied by bleeding it should be evaluated by your obgyn. ...Read more

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Is mild cramping in the first trimester safe?

Is mild cramping in the first trimester safe?

Maybe, maybe not: It is not uncommon to experience cramping and light bleeding early on during pregnancy. Infections of the bladder or cervix may also be a cause. Ectopic pregnancy, a potentially life-threatening complication also causes cramping early in pregnancy. Please see your doctor to be evaluated for these conditions. ...Read more

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Is sex safe during first trimester of pregnancy?

Usually yes!: In early pregnancy there should be no problem having sex. Later on, there are certain medical conditions later in pregnancy that may cause your doctor to recommend you avoid intercourse (placenta previa, preterm labor, etc) but for most pregnancies it is safe to have sex for all 9 months. ...Read more

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Can you obtain neck pain during first trimester?

Can you obtain neck pain during first trimester?

Sure: Your curvature of the spine is changing with the developing pregnancy and your head weighs about 16 lbs. Good posture is tantamount along with minimizing leaning over for long periods of time on a computer or reading. ...Read more

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Is ciprotab good for first trimester of pregnancy?

Ciprofloxacin is: Fda pregnancy category c. This needs to be discussed w your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can you take alka seltzer during the first trimester?

Can you take alka seltzer during the first trimester?

Alka seltzer: If your alka selter contains aspirin, you should not take it. ...Read more

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Are first trimester ultrasounds ever exact in dating?

Are first trimester ultrasounds ever exact in dating?

Early Ultrasounds: Actually they are thought to be the most accurate. ...Read more

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What blood tests do doctors do in the first trimester?

What blood tests do doctors do in the first trimester?

See site given below: It will vary with the clinical circumstances, the commonly used tests are: alpha-fetoprotein, human Chorionic Gonadotropin and unconjugated estriol.
http://www.americanpregnancy.org/prenataltesting/firstscreen.html
http://www.Webmd. Com/baby/guide/first-trimester-tests. ...Read more

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Can jetskiing in the first trimester cause miscarriage?

Can jetskiing in the first trimester cause miscarriage?

Unlikely: The uterus is very well protected during the first trimester, so for the pregnancy to be affected would be the result of significant trauma to the mom. After about 14 weeks the risk to the uterus increases with lesser potential impact on the mom. ...Read more

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Can jetskiing in the first trimester cause miscarriage?

Can jetskiing in the first trimester cause miscarriage?

Not likely: Unless something goes horribly wrong with your skiing experience, then no. The uterus is a thick muscle that does a very good job of protecting the small first trimester pregnancy. I would advise that you take it easy and don't try anything crazy. ...Read more

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Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Should be avoided: Even though there are no studies to suggest it causes any birth defects or pregnancy complications but it is suggested that its use be avoided during first trimester. ...Read more

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Can you workout during your first trimester of pregnancy?

Can you workout during your first trimester of pregnancy?

Always ask OB expert: Many women with low-risk pregnancies successfully work out during pregnancy. But all should discuss this with their OB doctors at the first visit. Conditions change throughout pregnancy. Therefore, women should ask the OB at visits what is ok. Women with risk of pregnancy complications, history of preterm birth, etc. Should consult with OB and maternal-fetal medicine about what activity is safe. ...Read more

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Does lower back hurt in the beginning of first trimester?

Does lower back hurt in the beginning of first trimester?

Possibly: Could be pregnancy. Or it could be a urinary infection it's best to get checked out by your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What are the usual signs of pregnancy in first trimester?

See below: They are variable but may include:
food aversions or cravings
fatigue
increased urination
tender, swollen breasts
nausea with or without vomiting. ...Read more