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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

No: Symptoms of early pregnancy include breast tenderness or fullness, nausea and or vomiting, fatigue, needing to urinate frequently. Pooping a lot doesn't typically occur in a normal pregnancy, and if there is severe cramping or persistent, ask your doctor to help figure out why. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
Once
Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
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Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
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Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

It's not diagnostic : For pregnancy. If you have missed your period, please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is mucus in your stool a sign of pregnancy?

Is mucus in your stool a sign of pregnancy?

Not normally: The bowel habits can change as a result of pregnancy, but mucous in the stool is not a common occurrence. ...Read more

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Is a bowel movement a sign of pregnancy?

No: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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