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What could be the reason for weight loss during the 3rd trimester?

What could be the reason for weight loss during the 3rd trimester?

Wt loss 3rd trimeste: You normally should not be losing weight during your 3rd trimester. Best to check this out with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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Short Cervix (Definition)

Cervical insufficiency, or cervical incompetence, is a condition where the cervix begins to dilate (open wider) or efface (become thinner) before the baby has reached full term. This may occur in the absence of uterine contractions, and may cause ...Read more


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Is it okay to lift 50 pounds or more in the third trimester? I'm going to be 32 weeks, and starting a cna program. What would you say is the limit?

Is it okay to lift 50 pounds or more in the third trimester? I'm going to be 32 weeks, and starting a cna program. What would you say is the limit?

Possible: If that is part of your usual activity. How big are you? . Bigger, clumsy items can hurt your back. Handles, straps may make it easier. If unusual, work up to it in gradual steps and be careful with the lift, position, posture etc probably 20-25 pounds - grocery bag size is more reasonable. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink wine in the third trimester?

Is it ok to drink wine in the third trimester?

No.: Alcohol is toxic to the developing brain and nervous system and is therefore bad at any stage of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why am I short of breath when third trimester?

Why am I short of breath when third trimester?

Short of breath: There are several reasons but primarily the growing fetus is putting pressure on your diaphragm so it sometimes feels difficult to take a deep breath. You are also carrying more weight than usual so it takes more work. Finally the expanded blood volume makes your heart have to work harder pumping the extra volume. ...Read more

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Is sudden fatigue in the third trimester normal?

Is sudden fatigue in the third trimester normal?

FATIGUE EVAL: IIT MAY BE: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /CORTISOL /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. While work up is under way. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. Follow Up with OB and INTERNEST ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramping during my third trimester?

Is it normal to have cramping during my third trimester?

Yes: Most people have sometype of cramping throughout there pregnancy. It is more common during the third trimester. ...Read more

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Why do I need to take an HIV test in the third trimester?

Why do I need to take an HIV test in the third trimester?

Required by law: Some states require pregnant women to be tested for HIV. Transmission of HIV to the baby can be prevented by treating the mother. Many people infected with HIV do not know that they are infected. ...Read more

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Afrin (oxymetazoline) during third trimester.. Is it safe to take?

Afrin (oxymetazoline) during third trimester.. Is it safe to take?

Afrin (oxymetazoline): Afrin (oxymetazoline) is fda pregnancy category c. Drugs.Com defines category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.” thus discuss with your ob/physician to determine if benefits outweigh risks. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more