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Why do I get painful contractions during my 3rd trimester?

Why do I get painful contractions during my 3rd trimester?

Labor begins!: The process of labor begins slowly and builds up over time. Uterine contractions are initially disorganized and mild are are usually not noticed. As you get closer to the time of delivery, the contractions become better organized and stronger. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Not normal: Please call your OB as you may have a vaginal infection, but u need to make sure your cervix is not starting to open or nothing bad is going on with the placenta your OB can do an exam and an ultrasound and vaginal cultures. ...Read more

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Why am i so tired during my 3rd trimester & suffering from fibromyalgia?

Why am i so tired during my 3rd trimester & suffering from fibromyalgia?

Pregnancy and fibrom: Pregnancy is associated with many body changes and can be responsible. That will be cured with delivery. However, you should not have to suffer with the fibromyalgia. There are excellent local or non-medicinal treatments that can be very helpful. ...Read more

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During 3rd trimester i'm so scared of falling and losing balance. Even turning around in place. What's the worst that can happen to baby or me? Hips?

During 3rd trimester i'm so scared of falling and losing balance. Even turning around in place. What's the worst that can happen to baby or me? Hips?

BE kind: To yourself. Your baby is in a big floating balloon and falls are not that likely to create any issues...You are off balance with a pregnant belly so plan on taking more time to do things. No rushing. ...Read more

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During the 3rd trimester, I noticed a woman's belly ripple or move quite obviously when baby moved. Does this only happen to some women? Like thin?

During the 3rd trimester, I noticed a woman's belly ripple or move quite obviously when baby moved. Does this only happen to some women? Like thin?

Wall thickness: The baby always moves. You may or may not be able to actually see the movement as an outsider, depending on the thickness of the mom's anterior abdominal wall and the location of the placenta. ...Read more

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What could be the reason for weight loss during the 3rd trimester?

What could be the reason for weight loss during the 3rd trimester?

Wt loss 3rd trimeste: You normally should not be losing weight during your 3rd trimester. Best to check this out with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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Are amaglam fillings safe during 3rd trimester will it harm my baby just got 2 yesterday?

Amalgam is safe: Although it's a controversial topic, according to the american dental association, and the most current well done studies, there is no evidence of any harm to either you or your baby. Personally, i don't place amalgam fillings in my office anymore, because there are such great tooth colored materials available now. However, if you were my patient i would tell you not to worry or lose any sleep! ...Read more

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Just started 3rd trimester, and sex causes some cramping in abdomen making it uncomfortable and a bit painful. Should i also be concerned for the baby?

Just started 3rd trimester, and sex causes some cramping in abdomen making it uncomfortable and a bit painful. Should i also be concerned for the baby?

No: The baby is fine. The impact to your cervix is causing your uterus to contract. That causes the sensation of cramping you feel. This is normal, and the contractions are not strong enough to cause labor or have any impact on the baby. ...Read more

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Been taking Synthroid (thyroxine) for about a yearany side effects that i need to know about? Also was taking it during 2nd 3rd trimester, she "shivers" sometimes

Been taking Synthroid (thyroxine) for about a yearany side effects that i need to know about? Also was taking it during 2nd 3rd trimester, she "shivers" sometimes

Correct dose?: Make sure you're on the correct dose. Get your levels checked. If they're ok, it's like your own thyroid was doing the job -- no side effects since it's just replacement. ...Read more