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Achy legs come and go, on aspirin for previous preclampsia. 16 weeks 1 day pregnant, is this my pregnancy? Exercise and painkillers take pain away.
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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
Negative pregnancy test but all my symptoms are those of early pregnancy. I exercise and eat healthy how is this possible?
Other possibilities: While I don't know what "all the symptoms" are from your point of view, the symptoms we normally associate with early pregnancy are merely suggestive and not definitive. They are all nonspecific and could have other explanations. While you ought to repeat the pregnancy test in a few days to be certain, you should consider getting a check up. ...Read more
Reduce weight: My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Breast feeding also tends to make you lose weight too. ...Read more
Unprotected sex last December 13. Period last Dec. 12. Cycle is 26 to 38 days. Period hasn't come. Why? No pregnancy symptoms, started exercise & diet
Not due yet: You say your period was 12/12 and your cycle is 26-38 days. That means you should expect your period to come 1/7 – 1/19. Today is 1/6. So relax, it is not yet due to begin. ...Read more
1week delayed period, can I still swim as my daily exercise? Pregnancy test stripe shows positive.
My period has been skipping a month over a 4-month period (2 missed) I have no excessive weight gain or loss, nor too much exercise, Pregnancy is ruled out as well. My periods were always normal so I'm stressing out, what's wrong?
Yes.: Absolutely yes! You can do whatever exercise you were oing priro to preganncy. You just don't want to escalate your activity or start something new. You should maintain your heartrate at 80% of your maximum. To calculate your max heartrate take 220 -age ; this number x .8 should be 80% of your maximum. Of course activities with potential abdominal trauma should be avoided- kickboxing, water skiing. ...Read more
Yes: All women should try to be active during pregnancy. If not previously active, then moderate activity such as walking or swimming 30 minutes a day is recommended. If a pregnant woman is already active, then she should maintain that level of activity during pregnancy. There is no heart rate limit for these women, but if they make any changes they should do so slowly. ...Read more
Get expert advice: It's best to talk to an expert like a certified personal trainer who has experience with pregnant women, sports medicine doctor, physical therapist or exercise physiologist, especially if you weren't doing resistance training before getting pregnant. General recommendation is to lift lighter weights than you were doing before pregnancy. ...Read more
I am already heavy but I don't wanna gain too much during my pregnancy what type of exercise should I do while I aam pregnant?
Great question!: By far the best exercise you can do is walking! Make sure you have a comfortable pair of shoes! And take nice slow walks... Great for the circulation; and low impact. You might also try using an elliptical machine; as this is also low impact on your joints, just do it slowly and you'll get a great work-out. Yoga is another great thing to study while pregnant; very relaxing. Best of luck! ...Read more
Moderate exercise: Exercise during pregnancy or any other time in life can be helpful for your physical feeling of well-being as well as your physical condition. Exercise during pregnancy is certainly still helpful to give you release of endorphins and good feeling. You must be careful, however, and use moderation. Most importantly ask your obstetrician specifics of limitations. Walking normal pace usually good. ...Read more
Haven't been able to exercise during pregnancy due to marginal previa. I'm 36 weeks and worry about what a sedentary lifestyle can cause during L&D.
No worry: The fact that you are sedentary will not affect your labor and delivery process in a negative way. ...Read more
They don't, really: Neither of those things has any direct effect at all on pregnancy. Women significantly over-or-underweight usually develop ovulatory irregularities that can delay conception. 'Bad diets' consistent with malnutrition and poor health may delay pregnancy for the same reason. ...Read more
What is the safest way to treat severe anxiety during pregnancy? Not allowed exercising. Tried meditation and therapy cbt emt. Constant feeling of doom.
Zoloft (sertraline): I think that the safest and most time-tested medication in this situation would be zoloft (sertraline). All the ob/gyn's that I have met have no problem with their patients being on zoloft (sertraline) during pregnancy. You should however discuss this with your ob/gyn and with whoever prescribes it for you. Best wishes. Also remember that severe anxiety itself may have negative effects on a pregnancy and therefore should be aggressively treated. ...Read more
Cardiovascular: Cardiovascular exercise is good overall exercise for anytime. Like with any exercise program, start slowly and proceed with care. If you already exercise, you can usually continue with those provided they are not contact sports. Otherwise, resistance training, aerobics, walking are usually fine. I recommend seeing your OB for more detailed information that is tailored to you. Go in good health. ...Read more
Focus on health: The most important thing to consider after you have a baby is to bond with your infant and find time for some rest. Al this said, if you are breastfeeding, it will help you get in shape, as well as watching your nutrition. Exercise when your doc gives you the ok and then work your way up. ...Read more
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more