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Does the mother feel the baby's kicks in 11/12 weeks pregnancy?

No: Most mom's who have been pregnant before can pick this up at about 16 wks. Most first timers don't pick it up until later (20 wks). ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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12 weeks 4 days pregnant, feeling slight pressure in lower abdomen. Is this normal?

12 weeks 4 days pregnant, feeling slight pressure in lower abdomen. Is this normal?

Can be normal: Assuming you have already had an ultrasound that shows no problems, if the pain gets worse or you start bleeding please call your OB ...Read more

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Very slight pain in lower left abdomen during 1st month of pregnancy. Plz help. Also give some tips about how baby grow healthy in 1st trimester??

Very slight pain in lower left abdomen during 1st month of pregnancy. Plz help. Also give some tips about how baby grow healthy in 1st trimester??

See a Provider: You need to find out if you have an ovarian cyst or an ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy outside the uterus). See aProvider soon.
A healthy pregnancy needs good nutrition, rest, and a lack of harmful drugs including tobacco. Make sure you take your prenatal vitamins as the Folic acid is important in preventing miscarriage and birth defects. ...Read more

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Cold feeling in lower abdomen during pregnancy (1st trimester). Should I concern?

Cold feeling in lower abdomen during pregnancy (1st trimester). Should I concern?

It's a non specific: Or benign symptom. However if u have cramping or pain, burning urination etc, then see your oby right away. Take care! ...Read more

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I have hep c. I took interon treatment for 12 weeks, but it didn't work. I have a flutter in upper rt quad and swelling in abdomen. Not pregnant.

I have hep c. I took interon treatment for 12 weeks, but it didn't work. I have a flutter in upper rt quad and swelling in abdomen. Not pregnant.

Hepatitis C: I am worried there is some liver inflammation and without being able to examine you I would wish you an easy way in to a study for the new hepatitis c protease inhibitors. These are definitely showing some promise. They are in clinical trials around the country now. If your doctor does not know please do not give up till you find where they are close to you. ...Read more

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I am 12 weeks pregnant. At 10 weeks I had very hard blow to my lower stomach while I was laying down. Can there be damage to my baby?

I am 12 weeks pregnant. At 10 weeks I had very hard blow to my lower stomach while I was laying down. Can there be damage to my baby?

Still growing?: If you are now 12 weeks and this event occurred 2 weeks ago then it is unlikely to have harmed the developing pregnancy as there would have been bleeding or a possible miscarriage. ...Read more

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I am 12 weeks pregnant. I have been having sharp on and off abdominal pain for 3 days now while sitting, laying down, sleeping. I tried to walk around, but it did not relieve it. Should I go to the ER? I'm worried.

I am 12 weeks pregnant. I have been having sharp on and off abdominal pain for 3 days now while sitting, laying down, sleeping. I tried to walk around, but it did not relieve it. Should I go to the ER? I'm worried.

Call your OB now: Call your OB now and discuss your symptoms with your OB. If you are not able to talk to your OB now, then go to ER for more evaluation. Don't wait anymore. ...Read more

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I'm 15 weeks pregnant and when I lay on my back I get a ball of tighteness in my abdomen, could this be baby balling up? Or what is it?

I'm 15 weeks pregnant and when I lay on my back I get a ball of tighteness in my abdomen, could this be baby balling up? Or what is it?

Is it low,: Just above your bladder? If so, it could be your uterus, which will stretch and enlarge to make room for the fetus. ...Read more

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25 weeks pregnant and having pain in lower back and abdomen it started while laying down as well, what could this be?

25 weeks pregnant and having pain in lower back and abdomen it started while laying down as well, what could this be?

Go to the hospital..: If you are pregnant and having pain in your lower back that lasts longer than 1 hour, you need to go to the hospital's Labor and Delivery triage unit for evaluation. You could be having pre-term contractions. They may tell you all is well but its best not to assume this. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Lower abdomen has been hard for 6 months now but I'm not pregnant. Feels hard especially when lying down and bulges out. Uncomfortable to lay on tummy?

Lower abdomen has been hard for 6 months now but I'm not pregnant. Feels hard especially when lying down and bulges out. Uncomfortable to lay on tummy?

Any surgery: Have you have any surgery like C-section or similar lower abdominal surgery? . If you did that will be a hernia
if you never had surgery then the hardness in the abdomen could be either female related like a blood or mass in the uterus or large ovarian cyst.
or digestive which is the least likely from your description like bloating from IBS
either way you need to seek a physician evaluation please. ...Read more

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6 w 3d pregnant. Abdomen feels like I did a crunches when I cough or move from a sitting or laying position. Also fluctuating preg symptoms. Normal?

6 w 3d pregnant. Abdomen feels like I did a crunches when I cough or move from a sitting or laying position. Also fluctuating preg symptoms. Normal?

Well, ....: Everyone is different, so it is tough to say if what your experiencing is Normal. You can never go wrong with seeing the dr. For a good evaluation, especially when you are pregnant. To simply assure all is well with you and the growing baby inside you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How does it feel like to lay on your stomach when you're on your first weeks of pregnancy? I think I might be bc my lower abdomen feels thicker

How does it feel like to lay on your stomach when you're on your first weeks of pregnancy? I think I might be bc my lower abdomen feels thicker

Could be: Well, best way to know is to check a pregnancy test! Could be constipation or you are just more aware of the lower abdominal area for one or another reason.
Check a pregnancy test! ...Read more

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Happy to say am 4mon pregnant now&feel just a little shakes abdomen in midnight time when lay on bed. Does it my baby's moves. Can it feel them in 4th monts?

Happy to say am 4mon pregnant now&feel just a little shakes abdomen in midnight time when lay on bed. Does it my baby's moves. Can it feel them in 4th monts?

Possibly: It's amazing the differences between women as to when they feel their baby move. I didn't feel movement until 22 weeks, but I have had a lot of patients who feel movement at 4 months. Feel blessed if you're feeling movement, it's a great feeling! ...Read more

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I have a moveable large mass in lower abdomen when sitting/laying down. I also have painful bloating-look pregnant every time I eat or drink.

That means it's time: It's time to visit one's primary care doctor. The doctor will do a good exam and figure out what the large movable abdominal mass might be. It could be a huge lump of poop, or some enlarging tumor or cyst. Tomorrow is the day. Time for action. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant - sharp pain in left lower abdomen, even when I lay on my right and the baby moves away from it. It keeps happening & getting worse.

32 weeks pregnant - sharp pain in left lower abdomen, even when I lay on my right and the baby moves away from it. It keeps happening & getting worse.

Get checked: This may simply be round ligament pain or another normal discomfort of pregnancy but late in pregnancy severe pain should be promptly evaluated. Preterm labor must be ruled out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 35 weeks pregnant and I bent over to fix a rug and got a sharp stabbing pain in my right upper abdomen. I'm laying down now, there's still tendern?

I'm 35 weeks pregnant and I bent over to fix a rug and got a sharp stabbing pain in my right upper abdomen. I'm laying down now, there's still tendern?

Prob. Muscle spasm: Pl check with your OB if pain recurs or u notice any bleeding, who would probably order a routine US to make sure the growing fetus is doing OK. ...Read more

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M 23 weeks pregnant. Feeling pain in right lower abdomen while walking n laying on right side since last morning. I found choroid plexus cyst in baby?

M 23 weeks pregnant. Feeling pain in right lower abdomen while walking n laying on right side since last morning. I found choroid plexus cyst in baby?

Pain: The ultrasound finding for the baby is unrelated to your pain. The pain you describe is most likely round ligament pain and is a direct result from how you are moving. Abrupt and careless movements with cause pain in your groin that is excruciating. Heating pads help, Tylenol (acetaminophen) too. Pay close attention to how you move, sit, stand, get in and out of a car or a chair, to avoid further problems. ...Read more

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6 months pregnant, I have lots of pressure in my lower abdomen and back, it gets worse if I lay down and sit, I also feel like my vagina is pulsing?

6 months pregnant, I have lots of pressure in my lower abdomen and back, it gets worse if I lay down and sit, I also feel like my vagina is pulsing?

Pressure & pulsing: Pressure and vaginal vascular pulsing are absolutely a part of the "joys of pregnancy". In 3 months you will have a baby as a reason for all the discomfort. Congratulations! ...Read more

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I am 30 weeks pregnant and my baby is laying across my stomach in the lower abdomen is this ok? And I have a very small baby bump

Yes: At 30 weeks the babies are constantly changing positions. As long ad you are getting the feral kick counts 2x a day and you are measuring appropriately at your visits all should be fine... ...Read more

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I am in 12 weeks pregnancy. These few days I feel cramp like diarrhea when I was sleeping at night! Is it a problem to have this?

I am in 12 weeks pregnancy. These few days I feel cramp like diarrhea when I was sleeping at night! Is it a problem to have this?

May be normal: It can be normal to feel some uterine cramping at times, which can feel like bowel pain (episodes of diarrhea, constipation, gas pains). ...Read more

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I've been sick for 3 days I'm 12 weeks pregnant can't keep anything down have vomitted over 5 times a day should I go to the er.

Let me help, yes: Nausea and vomiting affect up to 80% of pregnant women. Symptoms are most common and most severe during the 1st trimester.
Although common usage refers to morning sickness, nausea, vomiting, or both typically may occur at any point during the day. Symptoms vary from mild to severe (hyperemesis gravidarum). ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant, have a fibroid. Is it safe to masturbate?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant, have a fibroid. Is it safe to masturbate?

Here are some…: Having six or masturbation during pregnancy has continued to be common concern & argument among people & professionals because of irresponsibility & political correctness plus lacking scientific study to deduce which is which. Largely, most advice against sex & masturbation during pregnancy is anecdotal. So, avoid it during the1st or 3rd trimester in those of high-risk history; not for the others. ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant with a partial mole. What are my chances of having this baby?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant with a partial mole. What are my chances of having this baby?

It is not a baby: A partial mole is not a baby. A partial molar pregnancy is a genetic accident. In a partial molar pregnancy, the egg receives two sets of chromosomes from the father, usually because two sperm have fertilized the egg. The fertilized egg ends up with 69 chromosomes instead of the normal 46. ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant. I started vomiting about 11hours ago and haven't been able to keep down any food or liquid since. Is this normal?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant. I started vomiting about 11hours ago and haven't been able to keep down any food or liquid since. Is this normal?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...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