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Bowling While Pregnant First Trimester
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.
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
Consult your doctor:
The first trimester is very sensitive and critical even to most otc meds.
Consult your doctor first. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Alka seltzer: If your alka selter contains aspirin, you should not take it. ...Read more
Early Ultrasounds: Actually they are thought to be the most accurate. ...Read more
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.Webmd. Com/baby/guide/first-trimester-tests. ...Read more
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
Wash it: Raw vegetables are a very healthy option. Just wash them first ...Read more
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