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Want to know about pregnancy first trimester week by week?

Want to know about pregnancy first trimester week by week?

Several resources: Congratulations on your pregnancy. There are many resources online that describe pregnancy by trimester and by the week. Here's one: http://kidshealth.Org/parent/pregnancy_calendar/pregnancy_calendar_intro.Html and here's another: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pregnancy-week-by-week/my00331/tab=indepth. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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


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First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

Symptoms vary: Each week your baby is growing rapidly. Starting with one cell to a completely formed fetus by 12 weeks with fingers, toes etc. Each week you may feel the same with mild symptoms or you may have severe symptoms with vomiting and weight loss. Each baby is different and each pregnancy is different. Many women feel really good during the first trimester. Breasts might feel tender and enlarged. ...Read more

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What can I take for nausea during my first trimester of pergnancy?

What can I take for nausea during my first trimester of pergnancy?

Safety First: If you can tough it out less is more in this case. Home remedies like ginger, ginger snaps, and ginger tea work well. Also try an acupressure band for motion sickness. If the nausea and possible vomiting that follows is unbearable and weight loss is a problem, you need to talk to your provider about other prescription medications that may be useful and possible testing for a cause if necessary. ...Read more

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If accuracy of scans r supposed to be excellent in 1st trimester, particularly at 8-10 weeks gestation, then why is there an error margin of +/- 7dys?

If accuracy of scans r supposed to be excellent in 1st trimester, particularly at 8-10 weeks gestation, then why is there an error margin of +/- 7dys?

Math: There is a margin of error in everything is life. In sonography the margin exists because of the mathematics involved in measuring a fetus and then applying those measurement to standardized algorithms that establish the gestational age. The further along the wider the margin or error as one fetus begins to individualize. ...Read more

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Can 1st trimester u/s be off 3 weeks in gestational age and in conception? (1st trimester) even if they have been pretty consistent in the pregnany

Can 1st trimester u/s be off 3 weeks in gestational age and in conception? (1st trimester) even if they have been pretty consistent in the pregnany

Not usually: Generally, the best ultrasound for dating is an early first trimester ultrasound. It is unlikely to be off by that much from where the actual pregnancy dates are, but it might be off from your menstrually calculated due date due to issues with when your last period was. ...Read more

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Want to know about pregnancy week by week first trimester?

Want to know about pregnancy week by week first trimester?

Book: An ideal book for this purpose is "what to expect when you are expecting." it is full of important information and will help prepare you for each stage of pregancy. ...Read more

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Need details on first trimester of pregnancy week by week?

Need details on first trimester of pregnancy week by week?

What to expect...: Its not possible to tell you everything about the first trimester of pregnancy in such a short space. I would recommend a book for you called "What to expect when you are expecting." http://www.amazon.com/What-Expect-Youre-Expecting-Edition/dp/0761148574 You will find all the information you need. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it allowed to flight in the first trimester of the pregnancy (week 9)?

Is it allowed to flight in the first trimester of the pregnancy (week 9)?

Yes: In general most flights are fine in the first trimester. A slight risk of blood clot in the legs for flights over 8 hours, but you can lower that risk by using compression hose or exercising your calf muscle or getting up and stretching a few times. ...Read more

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Is flagly safe to take during first trimester pregnancy? I am 6 weeks pregnant.

Is flagly safe to take during first trimester pregnancy? I am 6 weeks pregnant.

No: Flagyl is not safe to take while pregnant. Talk to your doctor about alternatives. Take care! ...Read more

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Increased blood flow to placenta in the 12th week of pregnancy is it fine or something to worry in the first trimester ?

Increased blood flow to placenta in the 12th week of pregnancy is it fine or something to worry in the first trimester ?

Great news!: First, that there is a functioning placenta. Secondly, perfusion to the developing fetus is going very well and providing nutrients to the fetus. ...Read more

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Would there be a considerable difference in a first trimester u/s of a 12 week baby and a 10 week baby? Wondering if my pregnancy was dated wrong.

Would there be a considerable difference in a first trimester u/s of a 12 week baby and a 10 week baby? Wondering if my pregnancy was dated wrong.

Maybe: A first trimester ultrasound is accurate within a few days to a week. A 2 week discrepancy may indicate incorrect dating. Speak with your doctor for clarification. ...Read more

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How many weeks in pregnancy does miscarriage decreases? After your first trimester, 12 weeks? When is the best time to let family and friends know?

How many weeks in pregnancy does miscarriage decreases?  After your first trimester, 12 weeks? When is the best time to let family and friends know?

12 Weeks: Most miscarriages (80%) will occur in the first 12 weeks of Pregnancy. When to let your family and friends know is a personal decision depending on how private you are. Many people do wait until after 12 weeks. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have boil on my head for a week now. can I take ampiclox. my pregnancy is first trimester.

I have boil on my head for a week now. can I take ampiclox.  my pregnancy is first trimester.

Boil: Most MDs prefer to give antibiotics after the end of the first trimester for baby's health: talk to your MD to see if the boiil can be lanced and if that medicine is safe: Ampicillin is an FDA Pregnancy Category B drug, meaning animal studies indicate there is no risk to animal fetus, but there are no human studies showing it's safe for an unborn baby. ...Read more

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Is trazadone safe for first trimester of pregnancy, I am 8 weeks and a couple days. Young with healthy pregnancy. I have miscarried in the past?

Is trazadone safe for first trimester of pregnancy, I am 8 weeks and a couple days. Young with healthy pregnancy. I have miscarried in the past?

CategoryC: Trazadone is category c drug as assigned by fda.Which means animal studies have revealed fetal resorption in ratsand increase in congenital anomalies in rabbits.At doses of 15 to 50 times the normal human dose.There are no contrl studies in human pregnancy. It should only be given in pregnancy if benefits overweigh the risks discuss with your doctors if benefits outweigh the risk. Here you have it. ...Read more

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It's my week 14 of pregnancy and i noticed decreased vaginal discharge which i had a lot during my first trimester. Should i be worried? No blood

It's my week 14 of pregnancy and i noticed decreased vaginal discharge which i had a lot during my first trimester. Should i be worried? No blood

Good change : This sounds like a nice change for you now that you're not having to suffer from vaginal discharge. Hopefully you told your doctor about the problem and they were able to test for infection. ...Read more