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Dr. Liza Kunz
168 doctors shared insights

First Trimester Pregnancy (Overview)

The first 12 weeks of a pregnancy. Experiences vary from individual to individual, but many women experience naseau (so-called morning sickness, although it doesn't stay contained to the mornng hours) and emotional variations in mood.


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First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

Symptoms vary: Each week your baby is growing rapidly. Starting with one cell to a completely formed fetus by 12 weeks with fingers, toes etc. Each week you may feel the same with mild symptoms or you may have severe symptoms with vomiting and weight loss. Each baby is different and each pregnancy is different. Many women feel really good during the first trimester. Breasts might feel tender and enlarged. ...Read more

Dr. Liza Kunz
168 doctors shared insights

First Trimester Pregnancy (Overview)

The first 12 weeks of a pregnancy. Experiences vary from individual to individual, but many women experience naseau (so-called morning sickness, although it doesn't stay contained to the mornng hours) and emotional variations in mood.


Dr. Ecaterina Sartina Dr. Sartina
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First trimester pregnancy (Tip)

You can find a baby gender at the end of the first trimester pregnancy by the ultrasound. ...See more

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Having a Healthy First Trimester (Checklist)

Take prenatal vitamins
daily
Take folic acid
daily
See your OB-gyn or midwife
monthly
Take walks
daily
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How common/what % spot during first trimester pregnancy? What are causes of spotting? 

How common/what % spot during first trimester pregnancy? What are causes of spotting? 

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon to spot in the first trimester. Your obgyn should have fully explained possible causes which are, possible loss of pregnancy, implantation bleed, subchorionic hematoma- which is a small blood clot. Abnormalities of the cervix or friable cervix which can bleed after intercourse and other causes. You should get an ultrasound, i always do that in all of my patents. ...Read more

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Dr. Wendy Askew Dr. Askew
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First trimester pregnancy (Tip)

Hang in there! it gets better for most patients! the 1st trimester of pregnancy will only last 14 wk. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Second Trimester (Checklist)

Share your pregnancy news with friends, family, and coworkers
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Get your flu shot during flu season
once
Monitor weight gain and focus on a healthy diet
once
Schedule a dental visit to keep your pregnancy healthy
once
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Typhoid treatment in first trimester pregnancy?

Typhoid treatment in first trimester pregnancy?

Antibiotics...: ... Usually used to treat typhoid are not recommended in pregnancy, but there are safe alternatives, such a ceftriaxone. ...Read more

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How to cure hemmoroids in first trimester of pregnancy?

How to cure hemmoroids in first trimester of pregnancy?

Fiber and fluids: Hemorrhoids get attention following the intense push often associated with vaginal childbirth. High fiber diet, maintaining regular bms and avoiding straining will help with time. Irritation can be improved with steroids, and other topical agents. Spasm and pain is helped with sitz baths. There are various ways to treat, and the last resort is surgery, but they're treated, usually never cured. ...Read more

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias Dr. Zacharias
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First trimester pregnancy (Tip)

Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily preferably before you get pregnant and throughout the first trimester! ...See more

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Having a Healthy Third Trimester (Checklist)

Preregister for the delivery at your hospital
once
Understand your employers maternity leave and short-term disability policy
once
Buy an infant car seat and install it in your car
once
Schedule Group B strep testing at 35 weeks
once
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How can we prevent miscarriage in first trimester of pregnancy? Is there any related cause behind this?

How can we prevent miscarriage in first trimester of pregnancy? Is there any related cause behind this?

No sure prevention: If you look at data from cases where pregnancy is diagnosed very early you find that 1/2 of all pregnancies end in miscarriage.Most of these are because there is something wrong with the baby which would keep it from being a normal child.It is a miracle that we have so many normal babies because so many things must go right at exactly the right time.Good health before pregnancy is the best prevent ...Read more

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What kind of exercises should be avoided during the first trimester of pregnancy?

What kind of exercises should be avoided during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Not many: I tell my patients that as long as they are not bleeding they can continue all exercises they were doing prior to pregnancy. It's important to stay hydrated throughout the workout. You obviously wouldn't want to be involved in any exercises that can cause trauma to your abdomen. ...Read more

Dr. Reena Gupta Dr. Gupta
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First trimester pregnancy (Tip)

Mantain good oralhygiene you are more prone to gum disease than before being pregnant. ...See more

Dr. Jason Campbell Dr. Campbell
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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
Once
Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
Once
Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
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First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

Symptoms vary: Each week your baby is growing rapidly. Starting with one cell to a completely formed fetus by 12 weeks with fingers, toes etc. Each week you may feel the same with mild symptoms or you may have severe symptoms with vomiting and weight loss. Each baby is different and each pregnancy is different. Many women feel really good during the first trimester. Breasts might feel tender and enlarged. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
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First trimester pregnancy (Tip)

It's ok to give into your fatigue , it's normal and will go away. Rest when you can. ...See more

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Managing Pregnancy Complications (Checklist)

Keep all scheduled appointment with your ob/Gyn
once
Contact your doctor for unusual symptoms
once
Monitor the baby's kick counts in 3rd trimester
once
Discuss the optimal time for delivery with your OB
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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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