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Doctor insights on: Exercise During First Trimester

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Do you tend to have odors and fluid dripping during first trimester?

No NOT normal: See your OB for an exam and vaginal cultures and an us, to check for viability and to r/ o other problems call your ob. ...Read more

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Could you 'spot' during the first trimester?

Spotting: It is very common to spot during the first trimester, especially after some cramping. If the spotting continues, it could mean a lot more and you should monitor to see if there are other symptoms as well. If it persists or worsens, you should call your physician, . ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke during your first trimester?

Is it okay to smoke during your first trimester?

No: Smoking regular cigarettes or marijuana is harmful to your baby and you. Please don't. ...Read more

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Smoking weed during your first trimester... What are the consequences??

Smoking weed during your first trimester... What are the consequences??

It is harmful: Studies through Vanderbilt University Medical Center have linked Cannabis w ectopic pregnancy & early miscarriages. Marijuana ^’s anadamide levels which prevents correct embryonic development & can lead to miscarriage or the embryo may not make it’s way to the uterus & instead implants in the fallopian tube. Use of illegal drugs during pregnancy is selfish. ...Read more

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Why am I cramping during my first trimester?

Why am I cramping during my first trimester?

Uterus stretching: Many women will feel mild cramping. This is from the uterus stretching and growing as the baby grows inside. If it is severe or if accompanied by bleeding it should be evaluated by your obgyn. ...Read more

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Is it normal to spot during ur first trimester?

Is it normal to spot during ur first trimester?

It's common, but ...: Some vaginal bleeding is common during the first trimester. However, it may be a good idea to visit your doctor to make sure the bleeding isn't a sign of a more serious problem. ...Read more

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During first trimester does urine change colour?

During first trimester does urine change colour?

Vitamins: Occasionally there is a slight darkening of urine from the prenatal vitamins that are taken during pregnancy. Otherwise, there should not be significant color change. If tea colored, bloody red, or even appears very concentrated consult OB doc to check for infection or to see if dehydrated and need to increase fluid intake. ...Read more

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Can i eat clam chowder during the first trimester?

Yes: If you are not allergic to seafood there should be no problem. Enjoy :). ...Read more

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Is it normal to have any bleeding during the first trimester?

Is it normal to have any bleeding during the first trimester?

No, but it is common: First, it is reassuring to know that many women with bleeding in the first trimester go on to have healthy babies. Second, it is important to tell an OB provider so that testing or imaging can be done. Third, it is a fact that many women with bleeding early in pregnancy bleed again during the pregnancy and occasionally deliver early. Women should keep their OB providers informed of all bleeding. ...Read more

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Is if safe to have a 4hour road trip during first trimester?

Is if safe to have a 4hour road trip during first trimester?

Yes,and precautions: Yes you can, however do stop frequently (pit stops) to empty your bladder and stretch and most importantly wear your seat belt. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink hot chocolate during the first trimester?

Yes: The caffeine content in chocolate is considerably less than that of coffee. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I am spotting during the first trimester?

What does it mean if I am spotting during the first trimester?

What did your OB say: Any problems like this need to be directed to your OB and if u have not gone for care i would do that asap, spotting can be from the cervix , or form inside the uterus u could be trying to miscarriage or u could have a small blood clot behind the placenta called a retroplacental hematoma that usually resolves, if u are spotting then no intercourse and see your OB for an exam and ultraosund. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel the same as first trimester during 27 weeks?

Is it normal to feel the same as first trimester during 27 weeks?

Pregnancy sxs: Pregnancy symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, may persist thru out pregnancy in some women. Check your hemoglobin level at your prenatal visit and eat ginger to help with nausea ...Read more

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Is it safe to bend down during first trimester? Like to pick stuff off the floor and such, I'm about 6 weeks.

Is it safe to bend down during first trimester? Like to pick stuff off the floor and such, I'm about 6 weeks.

No worries: In a normal healthy woman, there are no special activity restrictions during pregnancy. As always in life, do everything in moderation... and use common sense. Common sense and immense patience are two valuable traits to practice, in preparing oneself to be a Mom, or a Dad. Avoid excessive worry, and "don't sweat the small stuff". ...Read more