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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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Dose the vagina get looser during pregnancy.

Dose the vagina get looser during pregnancy.

Possible: Multiple pregnancies, age, weight, obesity are also factors.
I suggest that all woman of child bearing use do daily Kegel maneuvers to tighten the PC muscles and vaginal floor. ...Read more

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What portion of penis should be inserted into vagina during intercourse to get positive chance of pregnancy?

What portion of penis should be inserted into vagina during intercourse to get positive chance of pregnancy?

The head: As long as the head of your partner's penis is inserted into your vagina and he ejaculates into your vagina, then the chance of pregnancy is high if you are having intercourse in the mid-cycle of your period when the egg comes out of the ovary. ...Read more

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Does the inside of your vagina swell in pregnancy?

Does the inside of your vagina swell in pregnancy?

Yes: You can see this especially as you get further along in the third trimester ...Read more

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Can I use vagina cotren tablet during pregnancy?

Can I use vagina cotren tablet during pregnancy?

Check with your MD: Cotren (cotrimazole) used in vaginal fungal infections, although safe not fully tested in pregnant woman for safety, especially first trimester, no ill effects in animal studies, must check with your OB doctor before using ...Read more

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Is it normal for the vagina to have a strong odor during pregnancy? Why?

Is it normal for the vagina to have a strong odor during pregnancy? Why?

NO but possible: Due to change in vaginal flora can occur, take nice baths, maintain good hygiene, speak to your OB doctor for a visit and you will be fine. ...Read more

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What are bumps on vagina during pregnancy?

What are bumps on vagina during pregnancy?

Seeing is believing: This is a 'must see event'. Head to your OB md for a 'showing'. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to wash my vagina with cold water during pregnancy?

Is it healthy to wash my vagina with cold water during pregnancy?

Soap and Water: It does not sound hygienic. Doesn't warm water with soap work better at cleansing? ...Read more

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Does your vagina have a stronger, weird smell during early pregnancy?

Does your vagina have a stronger, weird smell during early pregnancy?

Nothing weird: May be due to change of bacterial flora, maintaining good hygiene will help, and speak to ob;gyn doctor. ...Read more

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What is the white licquid stuff coming out of my vagina hole should I get a pregnancy test quick?

What is the white licquid stuff coming out of my vagina hole should I get a pregnancy test quick?

Depends: If you had unprotected sex since your last period, you may do a home pregnancy test if you miss your period by 5-7 days. If the "stuff" coming out is not foul smelling, it may be just more of the normal vaginal fluid and you may use pantyliner to deal with it. It is not an emergency. You may wait to do the things mentioned. If the problems is of concern, you should see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it compulsory for every woman that her vagina should bleed during her first sex? Or else there will a problem in her pregnancy?

Is it compulsory for every woman that her vagina should bleed during her first sex? Or else there will a problem in her pregnancy?

No, of course not...: The bleeding with first sex idea is overdone. It doesn't always happen. Bleeding means there were little tears. If a woman has a healthy vulva, vagina, and hymen; if she is very stretchy; if she is happy and relaxed, with lots of natural lubrication; if a guy enters at a good angle, at the right spot; if he moves with gentler motions until she is well-lubricated; there may not be any bleeding. ...Read more

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Safe to ejacculate semen into vagina during pregnancy?

Safe to ejacculate semen into vagina during pregnancy?

It is safe from the: Standpoint of not developing another pregnancy but one is still vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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What causes the vagina to hurt during pregnancy if there's a normal pregnancy?

What causes the vagina to hurt during pregnancy if there's a normal pregnancy?

Infection: You might have an infection - and you need to get this checked immediately - as you might also have an UTI ...Read more

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Does vagina change during pregnancy?

Yes: The vagina can swell with more blood supply. Some women will develop varicose veins in their labia as well. Also there tends to be more discharge due to increased hormones. ...Read more

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Can I wash my vagina during pregnancy?

You don't need to: Internally wash out your vagina. You can clean the outside of your genitalia. ...Read more

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Does vagina becomes wet during pregnancy?

Yes it can: Vaginal moisture and "wetness" is often attributed to fluid movement across the walls of the vagina which become vascularly engorged especially when stimulated or excited. However general pelvic vascular congestion occurs during pregnancy and can result in enlargement of vuvlvar structures, varicosities, and increased moisture. ...Read more