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Is it common to feel overwhelmed during pregnancy?

Is it common to feel overwhelmed during pregnancy?

Sure: Being pregnant, juggling all the other daily activities you do, having a relationship, friends, family, maybe work, etc. All can get very stressful especially as you are pregnant and your hormones are changing, you are gaining weight etc. Discuss with your dr, as there are counselors to help and support groups if need be. Do not get overwhelmed as this is common and you will get through it. ...Read more

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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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Is it common to feel overwhelmed after pregnancy?

Is it common to feel overwhelmed after pregnancy?

U can but not good: So call your OB asap as your OB may want to get you on medication or refer you as you may have post partum depression. ...Read more

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Is it common to feel dizzy when during pregnancy? Please help and give details. Thanks!

Is it common to feel dizzy when during pregnancy? Please help and give details. Thanks!

Light headed yes: To common causes of dizziness and pregnancy include anemia and decreased return of blood to the heart because of compression of the inferior vena cava late in pregnancy when the reclining. The anemia occurs because of the increased demands due to the pregnancy itself. Other causes of dizziness may include elevated blood pressure due to eclampsia. ...Read more

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How common are cord accidents during pregnancy?

How common are cord accidents during pregnancy?

Cord accidents: About 1 out of 200 pregnancies end in stillbirth. Of the stillbirths recorded with possible causes 2-4% of those are from cord accidents. So out of every 10,000 pregnancies you will have about 2-3 cord accidents (2-4% of 50 stillbirths in 10,000 births). ...Read more

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Is bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Is  bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Common but...: While common to have some spotting, it could signal a more serious issue. Be sure to schedule prenatal care right away. ...Read more

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Why do some women bleed through out pregnancy? How common is it to bleed during whole pregnancy?

Why do some women bleed through out pregnancy? How common is it to bleed during whole pregnancy?

Not common.: It is not common to bleed throughout the entire pregnancy. This can be from chronic infection of the cervix, placenta previa, placental abruption, or even just normal pregnancy. Any patient with this symptom needs a complete workup. ...Read more