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Ok im 26 weeks pregnant and for the last few, days my back has been hurting a lot but most on the lower left side.. Why and how or wgatvto.Do o not hurt?

Ok im 26 weeks pregnant and for the last few, days my back has been hurting a lot but most on the lower left side.. Why and how or wgatvto.Do o not hurt?

WGATVT.DO O????: I do not know what that means, but pain in your back localizing to one side could be contractions, kidney stones, or kidney infection. This is a good reason to call your ob/gyn - they will probably want you evaluated. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Im 26 weeks pregnant and im so tired and weak?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and im so tired and weak?

Fatigue + pregnancy: Fatigue with pregnancy is not uncommon and is due to hormone changes. But you need to be checked for iron deficiency and anemia, vit d or folate deficiency, and low thyroid, etc also look for immunologic disorders. Your obstetrician should be advised of your symptoms and do the usual screening tests. . ...Read more

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Getting Pregnant with IVF (Checklist)

Get moderate exercise
30 Min, Daily for 3 months
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Im 26 weeks pregnant and went from smoking a pack of cigerettes a day to not smoking at all. Im wondering if thatll hurt my baby?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and went from smoking a pack of cigerettes a day to not smoking at all. Im wondering if thatll hurt my baby?

Smoking harmful: Stopping smoking was a good decision. Having smoked may have harmed the baby, but it's too late to worry about that. That you stopped, and hopefully will stay off cigarettes was the right thing to do for yourself and your baby. ...Read more

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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
Once
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Im 26 weeks pregnant and have noticed a decrease in the amount of vaginal discharge the past week or so. Is this normal?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and have noticed a decrease in the amount of vaginal discharge the past week or so. Is this normal?

Vaginal Discharge: It does not sound worrisome to me at all. If you are concerned, you should contact your obstetrician's office and let them know your concerns. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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What causes gallstones im 26 weeks pregnant n just found out I have them during my ultrsound?

What causes gallstones im 26 weeks pregnant n just found out I have them during my ultrsound?

Pregnancy and Stones: The fact that you are female and pregnant already puts you at an increased risk for developing gallstones. Many women are found to have gallstones during their pregnancy. If you're not having any severe symptoms or signs of infection then this can just be observed until after the birth of your baby. ...Read more

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Having a Healthy Pregnancy (Checklist)

Don't smoke
Once
Take a walk; walking promotes easier labor
Daily
Take prenatal vitamins with folate to reduce birth defects
Daily
Eat a healthy diet, including lots of fruit and dairy products
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Im 26 weeks pregnant today! When did i most likey get pregnant!! Btw i dont know my last period and when is my due date?

Im 26 weeks pregnant today! When did i most likey get pregnant!! Btw i dont know my last period and when is my due date?

EDC = Due date: If you are 26 weeks today (1/13/2015) then you most likely got pregnant between 7/25/2014 and 8/3/2014). Your EDC (due date) is 4/21/2015. ...Read more

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