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Is it normal to have cramps in the 3rd trimester?

Is it normal to have cramps in the 3rd trimester?

Yes: There are 3 common causes of cramps in the 3rd trimester. Round ligament pain is pain in the structures supporting the uterus, often in the groin. Braxton-hicks contractions are "practice" contractions, when the uterus tightens or cramps periodically but they aren't regular. Labor can also cause cramping contractions every 3-5 minutes that don't go away with rest and hydration. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have diarrhea in the third trimester?

Is it normal to have diarrhea in the third trimester?

Probably not serious: While diarrhea is never normal, it's fairly common and pregnancy doesn't protect you from typical health problems. Diarrhea is usually caused by something you ate or by a virus and will go away without treatment. You should see a health professional if the diarrhea is bloody, associated with high fevers or with severe abdominal pain, is causing dehydration or if it lasts more than 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get piles in the 3rd trimester?

Is it normal to get piles in the 3rd trimester?

Common: During the third trimester, women have increased urinary frequency due in part from pressure of the uterus/baby on the bladder. While they are trying to get the last minute tasks accomplished, this is "inconvenient" and many deal with this by cutting back on their fluid intake. Frequent urination is much less inconvenient than constipation and hemorrhoidal flares, drink more fluids! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have discharge in the first trimester?

Is it normal to have discharge in the first trimester?

Pregnancy discharge: It is very common to have discharge in pregnancy as long as it is not causing itching, burning, irritation or a bad odor it may be normal...Have your provider check it out for you. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pelvic pain in the 2nd trimester?

Is it normal to have pelvic pain in the 2nd trimester?

Yes: I hate to call pain "normal" but it is very common. If the pain is accompanied by vaginal bleeding, you should contact your doctor right away. Some causes of pelvic pain are treatable: such as bladder infections, low back pain, etc. Some seem to be related to pelvic pressure due to vascular congestion or stretching of scar tissue (adhesions) from previous surgeries. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have leaky breasts in the third trimester?

Is it normal to have leaky breasts in the third trimester?

Yes: The hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy will prepare the body to produce milk and often can cause leakage late in the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramping during my third trimester?

Is it normal to have cramping during my third trimester?

Yes: Most people have sometype of cramping throughout there pregnancy. It is more common during the third trimester. ...Read more

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Is normal to have no morning sickness in the first trimester? I have had some nausea but that's it

Is normal to have no morning sickness in the first trimester? I have had some nausea but that's it

Pregnancy Norms: Yes. Of course. Most obs recommend that patients get a manual or guide to pregnancy and prenatal care. This helps new or young moms know what to expect and when something is normal or not. It may be a good move for you to get at least one book to read. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not feel pregnant during the 2nd trimester? All my symptoms from the 1st is gone but also overweight and not many symptoms now in 2nd.

Is it normal to not feel pregnant during the 2nd trimester? All my symptoms from the 1st is gone but also overweight and not many symptoms now in 2nd.

Change: Symptoms of pregnancy after the first trimester like morning sickness and breast tenderness typically disappear, but they may be replaced by other symptoms from the enlarging uterus and the growing baby like frequent urination, the stomach easily getting full, and pain and pressure in the lower abdomen or right upper abdomen from the baby kicking. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have pain in the first trimester?

Is it ok to have pain in the first trimester?

It depends: It depends on the type of pain. Some mild cramping is normal with the stretching of the growing uterus but any severe pain is not normal. When in doubt see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to have nausea in the 5th week of pregnancy? I only have sore breasts and some fatigue. Is it an indicator that I have low bhcg level

Is it normal not to have nausea in the 5th week of pregnancy? I only have sore breasts and some fatigue. Is it an indicator that I have low bhcg level

Yes: Yes, it is normal to have mild pregnancy symptoms at 5 weeks. Most, but not all women, experience nausea. As the hormone level (bhcg) rises quickly over the next month, you will likely experience nausea. However, the lack of it now is not an indicator that there is something wrong. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramps in early pregnancy?

Yes: Frequently due to nothing more than your ligaments stretching. If bothersome, try a heating pad or hot water bottle and a couple of tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Is it normal to be both constipated and have diarrhea in the first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it normal to be both constipated and have diarrhea in the first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: A lot depends on hydration status and , of course other meds and/or vitamins one is taking. Prenatal vitamins high in iron can constipate. Good hydration lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, and fibre can keep one fairly regular. ...Read more

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I was wondering is it normal to get cramps in the first tirmester of pregnancy?

I was wondering is it normal to get cramps in the first tirmester of pregnancy?

Yes: Your uterus is stretching as the baby grows, and cramping is a normal response to this. However, if you are having cramping that is worse than menstrual cramps, or if the cramping is accompanied by bleeding, you need to be evaluated right away. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to feel movement for a couple of hours late in the 3rd trimester?

Is it normal not to feel movement for a couple of hours late in the 3rd trimester?

Yes: You should feel your baby move every day. Babies have sleep cycles and you may not feel them move while you are sleeping. If it has been more than a couple of hours since you felt your baby move, try eating a snack or drinking juice, often this will make babies more active. If you are still not feeling movement you should call your doctor or the hospital to listen to the baby's heartbeat. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have wet underwear in the third trimester?

Is it normal to have wet underwear in the third trimester?

Yes: The mucous discharge in the third trimester increases. It is also normal to leak small amounts of urine. If the discharge is heavy your should be checked for vaginal infections and to make sure you are not leaking amniotic fluid. ...Read more

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Is it too late to have an amniocentesis in the 3rd trimester?

Is it too late to have an amniocentesis in the 3rd trimester?

No: It is easier to do amnio in the third trimester when amniotic fluid is abundant. Uses of third trimester amnio include testing fetal maturity (surfactant, other levels) to time delivery when there are complications (e.g., maternal pre-eclampsia). Use for genetic testing may allow preparation for a severe disorder (e.g., fetal trisomy 18) without options for pregnancy termination. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramping early in your pregnancy?

Is it normal to have cramping early in your pregnancy?

Yup: Could be - of course it all depends - mild or severe - blood or no blood - see the ob! ...Read more

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Is it normal in the 1st trimester to have burning sensations while peeing?

Is it normal in the 1st trimester to have burning sensations while peeing?

Not usually: Pregnancy creates many changes in the body, and that includes to the genitourinary system. However, especially in the first trimester, burning or dysuria is uncommon. Other things change though such as the body's ph, s things like yeast infections can be more common. I would also look for evidence of a bladder infection. Other symptoms would help narrow the causes down. ...Read more

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What does period like cramps mean in the third trimester? Is it true if you get sick in the third trimester your baby is coming soon.

What does period like cramps mean in the third trimester? Is it true if you get sick in the third trimester your baby is coming soon.

Various causes: May be braxton hicks or could be a urinary tract infection so see your ob, no to the second question just an old wives tale, . ...Read more