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How should your stomach feel during pregnancy?

How should your stomach feel during pregnancy?

Oftentimes normal: But sometimes you may feel nauseated, bloated, & queasy from the stomach acid or pressure of the enlarging uterus on the stomach and small intestines. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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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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What are early signs of pregnancy? How will your belly feel? When does your stomach usually get hard?? Can you have period spotting while pregnant?

What are early signs of pregnancy? How will your belly feel? When does your stomach usually get hard?? Can you have period spotting while pregnant?

Pregnancy: The most important issue is missing your period and all other symptoms can be associated with numerous conditions. If you feel unusual and you are worrying about being pregnant do a pregnancy test ...Read more

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When does your stomach start to get hard during pregnancy?

When does your stomach start to get hard during pregnancy?

Second trimester: During pregnancy, your abdomen should be soft unless you are having a contraction. "Braxton-Hicks" contractions start to occur intermittently during the second trimester. You may notice your abdomen is hard a few times a day. If your abd is hard very frequently or constantly, you should see your Doc. Best wishes! ...Read more

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When does your stomach start to get hard during pregnancy ?

When does your stomach start to get hard during pregnancy ?

Please clarify: Your stomach never gets hard during pregnancy, Your uterus feels tight for about 30 seconds at a time, about 3 to 5 times an hour around 16 to 20 weeks of pregnancy. Most women do not even feel it. It is called Braxton Hicks contraction. ...Read more

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How long would it take to my stomach to notice a pregnancy? And how does it feel ? Does the stomach hurt any way?

How long would it take to my stomach to notice a pregnancy? And how does it feel ? Does the stomach hurt any way?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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When does your belly get hard during pregnancy?

When does your belly get hard during pregnancy?

Yes: Later in pregnancy when you can feel the uterus, it is not uncommon for you to feel occasional tightening of the uterus. If you are concerned about regular contractions, then you should contact your doctor. Next time, indicate how far along you are in your pregnancy. ...Read more

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When does the stomach get hard during pregnancy?

When does the stomach get hard during pregnancy?

2nd trimester plus: When the uterus elevates from under the pubic bone in the 2nd trimester or later, the abdomen will 'harden". ...Read more

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At the very beginning of pregnancy how long before does your stomach go hard?

At the very beginning of pregnancy how long before does your stomach go hard?

Uterine growth: Early in the pregnancy the uterus is still within the pelvis. At about 12 weeks the uterus rises out of the pelvis above the pubic bone. By 20 weeks the uterus has grown to the level of your belly button. ...Read more

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How big does your vagina get when giving birth?

How big does your vagina get when giving birth?

Vaginal size: Imagine that the baby is between a cantaloupe in width and a watermelon in length. Big enough! ...Read more

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Can your stomach get soft during pregnancy?

Can your stomach get soft during pregnancy?

Yes: Can be many reasons why. Weight gain from you and extra adipose layer, laxity of muscles from hormones and inactivity if you decrease acrivity or gas. ...Read more

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How does your belly first feel when you get pregnant?

How does your belly first feel when you get pregnant?

Normal: the pregnancy symptoms are not anywhere near 100%, mild, and caused by many things other than pregnancy. Furthermore, generally they occur LATER than a missed period. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get your pre pregancy body back?

Breastfeeding helps: The body of a woman who has delivered a baby changes in many ways. Some of those are permanent changes in the structure or function. But it might take a couple of months to get back into clothes (not shoes:/) worn before pregnancy. Breastfeeding helps with weight loss (but should not be done unwisely simply to lose pounds) postpartum exercise, if approved by ob, can be fun and helpful see my guide. ...Read more

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If your baby dies in your uterus, how long does it take before you get sick?

If your baby dies in your uterus, how long does it take before you get sick?

Fetal death: After a fetus dies in utero in the second of third trimester, generally there are no maternal side effects. However, if the fetus remains in the uterus for a long period of time, generally more than 4 weeks, there can be blood clotting abnormalities. ...Read more

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How does your stomick feel inside at your 3week pregnet ?

How does your stomick feel inside at your 3week pregnet ?

Check with your doc: 3 weeks should not affect your stomach. Something else may be going on although you probably have a viral thing, may be? ...Read more

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How early in a pregnancy does your stomach start to harden?

How early in a pregnancy does your stomach start to harden?

Variable: You may start 'showing' in the first month or in the 4th month. It all depends on your body shape. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more