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Doctor insights on: It Is Normal To Feel Cold During Pregnancy

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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I would like to know if it is normal to feel pain about where my ovaries are similar to menstrual cramps during my sixth week of pregnancy?

I would like to know if it is normal to feel pain about where my ovaries are similar to menstrual cramps during my sixth week of pregnancy?

Can be normal: Many women will experience pelvic cramping early in the first trimester. It is important to have an ultrasound confirming the pregnancy is developing in the uterus and not in the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Is it normal for sex to make me sick during pregnancy?

Is it normal for sex to make me sick during pregnancy?

No. It depends....: ...What you mean by "sick." check with your obstetrician. Perhaps diet or change of position might help. ...Read more

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Is it normal for sex to make me feel sick during pregnancy?

Is it normal for sex to make me feel sick during pregnancy?

Listen to your body: Although it is safe to have sex until the last few weeks of your pregnancy, you should let how you feel guide your actions. It is normal for some things you used to enjoy (i.e., foods, smells, or activities) make you feel nauseous or sick. Just pay attention to your body and your mind, and see a doctor if you find yourself feeling down or unable to enjoy any of the things you did pre-pregnancy. ...Read more

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I've only gained 3 pounds during my pregnancy. Is this normal?

I've only gained 3 pounds during my pregnancy. Is this normal?

Not normal: Typical weight gain is 25 - 30 lbs. However, the fetus takes all the energy from mom that he/she needs to grow properly. Mom would have to severely starve, before the fetus lags behind in growth. In fact, I have seen overweight women loose weight during their pregnancy, and still having a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Is it normal for you weight i go up and down during pregnancy?

Is it normal for you weight i go up and down during pregnancy?

Not so much down: Up yes, down not so much , unless your sick from vomiting. From day to day everyone's weight will change by a few lbs. So only weigh your self 1x/ wk 1st thing in am to decide on any trend. If down by 5 then let gyn know. This is not the time for weight reduction diet , nor a free for all. Easy does it. ...Read more