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Falling While Pregnant Second Trimester
Any size: The size will vary depending on how much development occurred.You can carry a "non-viable" or dead fetus for a while. ...Read more
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
Sensitivity to HCG: Sensitivity to HCG varies from woman to woman. Some women never experience morning sickness while others deal with it through out the entire pregnancy. The level is lower after the first trimester but there is still HCG present. Hope this helps. Best wishes to you and the baby. ...Read more
No: This is a complex medical procedure that should be performed in the setting of a healthcare facility. ...Read more
Yes: They are called Braxton-Hicks contractions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pregnant mothers usually start feeling fetal movement from 16 to 22 weeks.
The fetal movement however is noticed via ultrasound usually at 7 to 8 weeks.
Pregnant mothers who have had previous pregnancy tend to feel the initial movement much earlier than first time mothers. ...Read more
Within 3 days usu.: 6 days maximumGet a more detailed answer ›
Hopefully: The second trimester is often called the honeymoon period of your pregnancy. Most symptoms improve, including nausea fatigue and even constipation. Not everyone sees those improvements right away though. There are many treatments for constipation in the meantime. Prune juice is great to start with. Have you tried an over-the-counter stool softener? Also MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) works well for some people. ...Read more
Eat healthy: Make sure you are taking your vitamins, and make sure your hb is normal as it can drop during preg and u may need additional iron and i assume they have checked your thyroid as I do in all my pts at their 1st visit, because hypothyroid can cause decreased energy and make sure u are sleeping as well as possible. ...Read more
FDA class C drugs, : amphetamines (AMPH's) have known fetal risks in animal studies. It's best for a woman of child-bearing age on AMPH to discuss her individual benefits vs.risks with her OB/GYN's & psychiatrists before conception. AMPH's constrict blood vessels; reduced blood flow across the placenta can affect fetal growth, mostly weight gain at therapeutic doses, & ^ risk of prematurity. Discuss with your OB. ...Read more