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How should I change my skincare routine in pregnancy?

How should I change my skincare routine in pregnancy?

Avoid Active Product: Generally you want to avoid any active products when you are pregnant (things like Retin-A and hydroquinone). One of the beauties of pregnancy is that typically your skin will look fresher and healthier because it is well hydrated and has a nice youthful glow. Stay well hydrated and moisturize your skin with simple products as needed. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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Any changes in blood routine that indicates pregnancy?

Any changes in blood routine that indicates pregnancy?

Unsure: It is not clear what you mean by "blood routine.” Perhaps you are referring to your menstrual cycle. If you are pregnant then you do not have periods. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Is change in breath smell common in early pregnancy?

Is  change in breath smell common in early pregnancy?

Not typical. : Without knowing you better, i can't say for sure. However one concern I have is gestational diabetes. It could also be gerd, or perhaps side effect of your prenatal vitamins. Please call your ob. ...Read more

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Not so common signs of pregnancy?

Not so common signs of pregnancy?

Only 1 matters: We live in an age where symptoms of pregnancy are totally irrelevant. All you need to do is check a home pregnancy which are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. They are so sensitive they are often positive before you miss your cycle or even begin to have symptoms. ...Read more

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Are tubal pregnancies real common?

Are tubal pregnancies real common?

Somewhat: About 20 per 1000 pregnancies are ectopic or tubal pregnancies. ...Read more

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Do I need to change my diet for pregnancy?

Do I need to change my diet for pregnancy?

No: If you are already eating a healthy, well balanced diet, then you don't need to change. There are some changes in mineral and vitamin recommendations that can be supplied through a prenatal vitamin. You do not need to "eat for two." the increased calorie requirements during pregnancy amount to approx. 300 cal/day which is not a significant amount. ...Read more

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What are biological changes in pregnancy ?

What are biological changes in pregnancy ?

Many: Pregnancy has biological changes on almost every organ system of the body. Some of the more common include a slowing in bowel function, increased urinary frequency, increased body hair, changes in skin, changes in senses (taste, smell), increased melanin production & a variety of other effects. ...Read more

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Can your body change shape after pregnancy?

Can your body change shape after pregnancy?

Yes: This is not something that should be pondered over much. With effort, and sometimes without much effort, you can regain your former body shape, if it means that much t you. Human pregnancy is a very metabolically transforming state and i will suggest that the outcome, with your precious new baby, should be considered well worth your risk of some personal body changes. ...Read more

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Dr. Maritza Baez
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Skincare (Definition)

Skincare is a term that describes simple routines to clean, moisturize, ...Read more