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Are mood swings common in pregnancy?

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Are mood swings common in pregnancy?

Moods in preg.: Depends on several factors, such as prior history of mood changes, general health, support system, any complications during gestation, and expectations regarding the future. ...Read more

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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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Palpitation in first trimester of pregnancy in pco?

Palpitation in first trimester of pregnancy in pco?

Not sure: I am not sure i understand the question. Palpitations can occur at specific times such as late at night when you are lying down. Or they can occur after drinking coffee or alcohol. In some cases they are more common during or after exercise. Sometimes the timing helps us in treatment. (if they always occur after alcohol for instance). Then you could mean how long they last, (momentary or hours). ...Read more

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In early preg. Having mood swings and very emotional. Can this hurt the preg?

In early preg. Having mood swings and very emotional. Can this hurt the preg?

Probably not: Ncreased emitionality during preg can be due hormonal changes and due to psychological stress of adapting to changing life-roles. Women have been experiencing these challenges for millennia without harming pregnancy. However, if this is disabling, i.e. Keeping you from doing things you normally would, it might warrant an intervention. Best to discuss this with your obgyn soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are cramps in early pregnancy normal?

Are cramps in early pregnancy normal?

Yes: Many women have cramping in early pregnancy. The uterus is a muscle and women will sometimes experience menstrual type cramping in early pregnancy. Ligament discomfort is also common as the uterus increases in size. ...Read more

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Cramps in the first trimester of pregnancy and utrogestan 200mg?

Cramps in the first trimester of pregnancy and utrogestan 200mg?

Common complaint: Cramps in the 1st months is extremely common unrelated to your medication. Tell your doctor if the cramps continue or you have bleeding. As the uterus grows "growing pains" occur. ...Read more

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Why some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant woman?

Why some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant woman?

All "early signs": All of the "early signs" of pregnancy, in women who think they might be pregnant, can also happen in women who are not pregnant. That is why there is no sign or symptom in a woman that would mean she is pregnant. Missing a regular period is a strong sign of pregnancy, but even that happens in non-pregnant women. It's 2015, so everybody who suspects a pregnancy can buy a pregnancy test to check. ...Read more

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Pain in the abdomen during urination-sign of periods or pregnancy?

Pain in the abdomen during urination-sign of periods or pregnancy?

May be neither: If this continues please d/w your physician to insure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more

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Can being stressed out cause uterine cramping in pregnancy, especially early pregnancy?

Can being stressed out cause uterine cramping in pregnancy, especially early pregnancy?

Pregnancy cramping: The main cause of pregnancy cramping early in pregnancy is the uterus "stretching" to accommodate fetal growth. Stress can cause indirect cramping as the uterus is not under direct control via the nerve pathways. However, if the body is undergoing an acute stress there can be some indirectly caused cramping. ...Read more

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Is change in breath smell common in early pregnancy?

Is  change in breath smell common in early pregnancy?

Not typical. : Without knowing you better, i can't say for sure. However one concern I have is gestational diabetes. It could also be gerd, or perhaps side effect of your prenatal vitamins. Please call your ob. ...Read more

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Can a lack of sleep in late pregnancy cause nausea and diarrhea?

Can a lack of sleep in late pregnancy cause nausea and diarrhea?

Yes: Definitely stress can cause nausea and even diarrhea. If you aren't getting any sleep than likely your body is under stress. Best is to try and figure out what you can do in order to relax and get a good nights sleep. A warm bath in the evening can help. Massage and other relaxation techniques. Good luck pregnancy is hard sometimes. ...Read more

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Can Diclegis cause cramping/spotting in a pregnant woman?

Can Diclegis cause cramping/spotting in a pregnant woman?

Not likely, see doc : Diclegis is a recently FDA approved medication for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. However the components, Vitamin B12 and Unisom (the sleep medication) have Ben used together for many decades safely it seems for the same problem. No reason to think either ingredient would cause any cramping or spotting. Instead we would call this a threatened abortion. See your doctor or midwife to verify. ...Read more

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Unintentional weight gain, severe pain in right lower back, constipation, bloating period supposed to come in 2 weeks, negative pregnancy test?

Unintentional weight gain, severe pain in right lower back, constipation, bloating period supposed to come in 2 weeks, negative pregnancy test?

Misinformed?: A pregnancy test done before a fetus has grown big enough to have chemical and blood connection to the mother is wasted dollars and energy. Your symptoms represent infection, not pregnancy. But, if your period does not start in two weeks then you can and should do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I'm in my second trimester of pregnancy. I'm very happy for baby! are these emotions common in pregnancy?

I'm in my second trimester of pregnancy. I'm very happy for baby! are these emotions common in pregnancy?

Yes: It is wonderful to be happy about your baby, and many other women feel this way when pregnant too. If you have any concerns at all about your emotions in pregnancy, be sure to tell your obgyn physician. ...Read more

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Breasts cramps and not on period common in age 24?

Breasts cramps and not on period common in age 24?

Too much caffine?: Breast pain can be a sign of fibrocystic changes. Caffeine can make this worse, so you might need to cut back. Anti inflammatory meds like ibuprophen and vitamin E can help. ...Read more

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Congestion headache and nausea is common in early pregnancy?

Congestion headache and nausea is common in early pregnancy?

Not uncommon: Typically, during first trimester, and into second trimester, migraine headaches are not rare, but usually as pregnancy proceeds, the headache problem evaporates, and labor and delivery usually unencumbered by headaches. ...Read more

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What is bloating in early pregnancy from?

What is bloating in early pregnancy from?

Hormonal fluctuation: Chnagesin the hormone profile in early pregnancy can lead ot bloating. Bloatign may also just be how your body processes the sensations of nasea that often accompany early pregnancy. Proghesterone and th epregnancy hormoen (beta hcg) are the leading culprits for this. ...Read more

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Is tiredness common in the first week of pregnancy?

Is tiredness common in the first week of pregnancy?

It can be: If anything seems unusual or unexpected, check with your ob. ...Read more

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In early pregnancy can pregnancy symptoms stop then come back?

In early pregnancy can pregnancy symptoms stop then come back?

Pregnancy symptoms: Yes. Pregnancy symptoms can wax and wane. A lot of this is due to the fact that a woman's body just adjusts to the changes of pregnancy and this becomes the new normal. In other cases, some women may have a high level of denial and just ignore a lot of the subtle symptoms. ...Read more

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Mood Changes (Definition)

Perhaps you are asking about severe and sudden changes in mood that do not correspond to the current situation? If so, this might indicate a ...Read more