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Doctor insights on: In Pregnancy When Do You Start To Show

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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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When in most first pregnancies do you start to show?

When in most first pregnancies do you start to show?

20 weeks: women with a normal body habitus which translates into a BMI of about 25 will show at around 20 weeks- some may show sooner, some later. ...Read more

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In pregnancy when do you start to show symptoms of morning sickness?

In pregnancy when do you start to show symptoms of morning sickness?

Anytime: 2-3 weeks gestation at the earliest, some people do not get morning sickeness. ...Read more

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When do you start to show when your pregnant ? When's the best time to take a pregnancy test

When do you start to show when your pregnant ? When's the best time to take a pregnancy test

Showing in pregnancy: typically show between 12 and 16 weeks, you can take a pregnancy test after you miss your period to confirm ...Read more

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When do pregnancy signs start to show?

When do pregnancy signs start to show?

Depends: It depends on what signs you're speaking about. The first sign a woman might be pregnant is that she misses her period. A sign that comes later on is nausea or breast tenderness. Fatigue and increased need for sleep are often following. A missed period happens at around 4 to 5 weeks after the beginning of the last menstrual period. The other symptoms occur 1 to 2 weeks later. ...Read more

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When would one start to show in their midsection if they were pregnant?

After 4 months: The pregnancy does not show for first 4 months, then the stomach starts to get bigger slowly and becomes obvious after 6 months. ...Read more

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When do you normally start showing with your first pregnancy?

Usually later ...: By around 16 weeks most first time patients will go through an awkward stage where they look like they have gained weight, but are not obviously pregnant. By 24-28 weeks it is usually clear that they are pregnant, not just getting chubby. ...Read more

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When will pregnancy symptoms start to show?

When will pregnancy symptoms start to show?

See below:: Every woman is unique in regards to pregnancy symptoms. In one study, 50% of women had some symptoms by 5 weeks; 70% had symptoms by 6 weeks and 90% had symptoms by 8 weeks. First-time moms start to get a baby-bump sometime between 12 and 16 weeks. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Do some women have to wait until they miss a period to tell if they pregnant through blood work?

Do some women have to wait until they miss a period to tell if they pregnant through blood work?

No: Elevated HCG (pregnancy hormone) levels will start to increase before the missed period. They might do two samples two days apart. The hormone should double in that time. ...Read more

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When do you begin to test for tay-sach's?

When do you begin to test for tay-sach's?

In infancy: Tay sachs is a degenerative disorder that presents with an exaggerated startle response (~6 months) and has a "cherry red spot" in the retina. Specific testing is for hexaminidase enzyme deficiency either alone or as a lysosomal enzyme screen that will look for related diseases (sandoff, krabbe). Early diagnosis allows the parents to know recurrence (25%) and consider prenatal testing. ...Read more

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When will you know your pregnant in general?

Varies: Symptoms may begin at the time you miss your period & can include swollen or painful breasts; nausea or vomiting; moodiness, food cravings; increased urination; feeling tired; insomnia; increased size of waist line, increased gas, constipation etc. The only way for you to know if you are pregnant is to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How do you know when your hormones go up in pregnancy?

How do you know when your hormones go up in pregnancy?

What a feeling!: Pregnancy hormones kick in at a point when you start to notice everything from morning sickness to food cravings. Of course there are rapid body changes from a swelling abdomen and breasts to the "facial glow of pregnancy" .Hormones are responsible for it all. ...Read more

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When can you start showing in pregnancy significantly?

When can you start showing in pregnancy significantly?

Depends : On the body and if this is a first pregnancy or second or third. Some women show by 2 months..Others may not show "significantly" til 6 months. Tall women can not show for a while..After the first baby many women show quickly with the second child (the body remembers and everything is already a bit looser so you show quicker). Different bodies carry differently. ...Read more

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When do you start the process for an iui? Looking to do in july..

When do you start the process for an iui? Looking to do in july..

3-4 weeks ahead: There is some brief testing before iui. An ultrasound and blood test to evaluate the uterus and ovaries, and assure good ovarian reserve, and checking for regular menstrual cycles are early steps. In california, state law requires testing for infectious disease in the male. It takes about 3-4 weeks for this testing. ...Read more

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Can you die your hair when begin pregnant but in your 2nd trimester?

Ask your OB: U need to do what your OB says i tell my pts that they can die their hair as long as it does not have anything toxic to smell. ...Read more