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Is it common to feel overwhelmed during pregnancy?

Is it common to feel overwhelmed during pregnancy?

Yes: It can get overwhelming, especially with work and having to care for your family. In addition there is a lot of information out there, some good, some not so good, and can lead to information overload. Try doing yoga. ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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

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Why is sciatic pain common during pregnancy?

Why is sciatic pain common during pregnancy?

Arched back in preg: There are many causes of back pain in pregnancy. As the abdomen protrudes people compensate with an increased back curve and poor posture. Having weak muscles in the abdomen and low back combined with tight hamstrings makes it worse. Stretching and prenatal yoga. Making friends with a local chiropractor trained in pregnancy care can help too. More info: http://macobgyn.Com/drpl/?Q=node/67. ...Read more

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Is GERD considered common during pregnancy?

Is GERD considered common during pregnancy?

Yes: Unfortunately, yes. Women commonly suffer from gerd during pregnancy. It is multi-factoral. However, you should discuss with your ob. He/she may be able to offer guidance to alleviate symptoms. ...Read more

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Is cloudy urine common during pregnancy?

Is cloudy urine common during pregnancy?

Yes: Cloudy urine by itself can be common in pregnancy. If you have other symptoms like pain, burning or blood when you pee, you should be checked for an infection. If you have high blood pressure or diabetes and your urine becomes cloudy you should be checked for protein in your urine. ...Read more

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Is it common to develop asthma during pregnancy?

Is it common to develop asthma during pregnancy?

No: Asthma may get worse, better, or remain the same in pregnancy but is not caused by pregnancy. Labetalol may or may not worsen asthma but does not cause asthma. ...Read more

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Is it common to have periods during early pregnancy?

Is it common to have periods during early pregnancy?

Light spotting may: Occur during implantation of the fertilized egg due to irritation of the endometrial lining with small rupture of blood vessels ...Read more

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Is white discharge common during 9th month of pregnancy?

Is white discharge common during 9th month of pregnancy?

Yes: White discharge throughout pregnancy is completely normal. It only is worrisome if other symptoms are present, such as itching, or foul odor. Only your doctor will be able to tell you if an infection is present. ...Read more

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Is it common to have trouble concentrating during pregnancy?

Is it common to have trouble concentrating during pregnancy?

Could be : Pregnancy can be stressful , specially if u r very young , has limited resources and no support system. ...Read more

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Common causes for brown blood during pregnancy around 14 weeks?

Common causes for brown blood during pregnancy around 14 weeks?

Light Bleeding: Rest assured that in the early weeks of pregnancy, a little spotting or bleeding is very common. The most common cause for experiencing a brown discharge during pregnancy, especially in the later half of the first trimester, is that the body is getting rid of the older blood remnants in the cervix. As the baby grows, the original blood which is used to protect the womb is no longer required. ...Read more

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How common is depression during pregnancy?

How common is depression during pregnancy?

Not very: More common is what is called post part baby's blues that usually resolves without medication, or only for a short time. Depression during pregnancy usually is only present if present prior to pregnancy and often improves. Of course the situation of an unplanneor undesired pregnancy could lead to depression if not dealt with. ...Read more

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How common is getting depression during and after pregnancy?

How common is getting depression during and after pregnancy?

Very common: Pregnancy and the post-partum time are very challenging. There is the loss of one's body to deal with along with a host of new challenges and responsibilities. There is a hormonal component to this as well and coupled with sleep loss and a very needful newborn, it is not surprising that depression can happen even with the best of circumstances and support systems. ...Read more

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