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Do Pregnant Women Yawn Alot During The First Trimester
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
Several Issues: With even healthy pregnancy, the very vascular uterine lining continues to grow, facilitating capillary flow to support growing baby, the zygote erodes into the uterine lining needing blood supply/nutrition+waste removal, rapid placental development not perfect, much of the rapidly forming fine vascular network is fragile & stressed by motion, BP elevations, etc. ...Read more
Safe in pregnancy: Sexual intercourse and orgasms are generally safe in all three trimesters of pregnancy. There are a few exceptions to this such as ruptured membranes or a bleeding placenta previa. But these situations are not common. If everything is going well, it is a good time to be intimate. There will be a lot less time after the baby is born! Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes and they should: Most of us concentrate and talk about sex before/after pregnancy, but few of us realize that sexual activity is safe in all trimesters of a routine pregnancy. Sexual activity usually slows down during the last 2 weeks of a full term pregnancy and if the child is born via the vaginal canal, then you can expect a period of pelvic rest...4-6 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not uncommon: The condition is not uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Best not to: The human body is very resiliant, and your body can often protect the growing fetus inside your womb form many outside factors. However, in the remote chance that very rough sex causes any possible with your implanted, fertilized, and developing egg/fetus, than why chance it. So best to stick to "non-rough" sex while pregnant. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: It's fine to eat as long as it hasn't gone bad ...Read more
30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?
Myths: I don't know where you got that statistic, but it is not true or correct or there is a different definition of what the word 'bleeding' means. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be considered abnormal. And a reason to be in good contact with your OB. ...Read more
May not be true: I am not aware of studies suggesting that this premise is true. I am sure some feel cramps as cramping in the general population is very common. After many years of treating pregnant women anecdotally I would say I do not hear this particular complaint that often. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Fruit is a healthy alternative to all the bad choices we have available to us in terms of food consumption. ...Read more
Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more
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