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Im 17 Weeks Pregnant And 104 Pounds Ive Only Gained 2 Pounds Is This Normal
Yes: Weight gain early in pregnancy is not and should not be the issue so many people want to make it into. As long as you are eating regularly, taking in good quality food in reasonable quantities and taking a multivitamin (prenatal), i would not worry about weight gain. On the other hand, if you are not eating for whatever reason, that needs to change. If it's nausea, seek your obgyn's help. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
I'm 17 weeks pregnant. Didn't gain much weight for the past 5 weeks. Was 159lbs at wk12,now 156lbs.Is it normal?I am 5ft 1inch.My OBGYN is not worried
My wife 29yrs/5'3''/90lbs is 17 weeks pregnant and she gained only a pound of weight in last 3 weeks. Should i be concerned?
Just found out pregnant with twins 17 weeks baby boy smaller than girl can't see doctor for two Weeks is it normal for one to be smaller than the othe?
Normal to be sl diff: Twins, esp if fraternal, are often slightly different size, but your doctor will continue to monitor each baby's growth to ensure that each one develops normally. Rarely, one infant "steals" nutrition from the other, but one needs serial ultrasounds to determine if there is a problem. Continue to eat healthy, take prenatal vitamins, get plenty of rest and hope for the best. Good luck. ...Read more
Im 17 weeks pregnant and keep getting little cramps is that not normal or is it just the baby growing?
Don't know: "cramping can have multiple causes. It can signal premature contractions of the uterus and threatened premature labor and may need immediate attention. It can signal vascular (blood flow) changes and need monitoringor treatment. It can just be normal changes during pregnancy. It is something to discuss with your OB doctor. ...Read more
Im 17 weeks pregnant and when i. Standing i feel pressure on my cervix feels like its gunna open. Is it normal?
Im 17 weeks pregnant and im having a little vaginal pain..No spotting or bleeding..Is that normal?
Pain at 17 weeks: It's possible that the pain is from stretching ligaments as the uterus gets bigger from the baby growing. The round ligaments at the side of the uterus run down towards the vagina and can cause stabbing or aching in that area. But check in with you OB doctor to be sure there isn't anything else happening. ...Read more
Hi, im 17 weeks pregnant and getting cramp and twinges just above my pelvic bone, is that normal? Thanks
Im 17 weeks pregnant with a UTI nitrofurantoin 100mg daily but when i wipe see brown discharge went tothe ER baby is fine very active is this normal?
ER visit: It sounds like you were seen by a doctor today and underwent testing in which everything turned out to be normal. ...Read more
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