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First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

Symptoms vary: Each week your baby is growing rapidly. Starting with one cell to a completely formed fetus by 12 weeks with fingers, toes etc. Each week you may feel the same with mild symptoms or you may have severe symptoms with vomiting and weight loss. Each baby is different and each pregnancy is different. Many women feel really good during the first trimester. Breasts might feel tender and enlarged. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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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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What to expect pregnancy week by week starting with week 1?

What to expect pregnancy week by week starting with week 1?

Week 1: What is called the first week of pregnancy occurs before the conception even occurs. The pregnancy count begins the first day of your last menstrual period – so you won’t feel different. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnant week by week i go for visits. Why?

36 weeks pregnant week by week i go for visits. Why?

DID YOU ASK YOUR OB?: Standard of care to get checked every week to make sure you and the baby are ok because if anything is going on that your doc does not like then you need to be delivered so nothing bad happens to you or your unborn child, esp if you are 48 , if you were my pt you would not be allowed to go past your due date because too many bad things can happen and nature does not always work right ! ...Read more

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After 20 weeks pregnant week by week growth rate?

After 20 weeks pregnant week by week growth rate?

1cm each week: Typically your belly will be at your umbillicus during 20 weeks. It shoud grow 1 cm each week after that. ...Read more

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What to expect in pregnancy week by week starting with week 1?

What to expect in pregnancy week by week starting with week 1?

Web: There are very good websites for this general information on the web already. You can even sign up for weekly emails with "what to expect" on each particular week you are on. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

12 weeks: At week 12 you may feel tired, occasionally feel dizzy or faint, have an expanded waist line, pass gas, have a more sensitive sense of smell, have an increase in saliva and experience headaches. Urinary frequency may lessen. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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Is a week by week pregnancy calendar suggested?

Is a week by week pregnancy calendar suggested?

Very helpful: It is very helpful to understand and to anticipate your body changes and the current development of your baby. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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Any photos of early pregnancy symptoms week by week?

Any photos of early pregnancy symptoms week by week?

Month to month: About.Com pregnancy and childbirth has month to month pictures of the developing fetus. http://pregnancy.about.com/od/fetus/. ...Read more

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Need info on changes in pregnancy week by week 35 weeks?

Need info on changes in pregnancy week by week 35 weeks?

Ask your OB doc: Your OB doc should be telling u what to expect and what to look out for , u can get a preg book and it will have everything acog publishes a good one. ...Read more

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Need details on first trimester of pregnancy week by week?

Need details on first trimester of pregnancy week by week?

What to expect...: Its not possible to tell you everything about the first trimester of pregnancy in such a short space. I would recommend a book for you called "What to expect when you are expecting." http://www.amazon.com/What-Expect-Youre-Expecting-Edition/dp/0761148574 You will find all the information you need. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What to expect week by week in pregnancy?

What to expect week by week in pregnancy?

There are many...: ...Books available on this subject. You've asked a big question, and we only have 400 characters to answer it with. Buy a book, talk to your doctor. Answers are available. ...Read more

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Pregnant with twins week by week guide needed?

Pregnant with twins week by week guide needed?

Not likely.: This should be like any other pregnancy, but do check-up often with your doctor as the pregnancy progresses to try to be sure of no complications with this since things might happen with twin/multiple pregnancies. ...Read more

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What are early pregnancy signs week by week?

What are early pregnancy signs week by week?

Good Resources: Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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Want to know about pregnancy week by week first trimester?

Want to know about pregnancy week by week first trimester?

Book: An ideal book for this purpose is "what to expect when you are expecting." it is full of important information and will help prepare you for each stage of pregancy. ...Read more

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What to expect week by week of pregnancy?

What to expect week by week of pregnancy?

Good info: Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more