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Quickening (Definition)

Daily quickening refers to looking for approximately 10-12 kicks over about 10-12 hours. Quickening is when a pregnant woman first notices baby movements or baby kicks. First movements are felt during the second trimester, with first-time pregnant women feeling quickening later in the trimester, and the experienced women being able to feel quickening early in the trimester. A woman's doctor can tell her how many kicks per hour or per day she should feel from the baby (and when to call the doctor), at each stage of the latter ...Read more


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Are little vibrations in your lower abdomen a symptom of pregnacy?

Are little vibrations in your lower abdomen a symptom of pregnacy?

No: Early pregnancy is not associated with abdominal vibrations. Usual signs are missed or abnormal menses, nausea, breast tenderness and fatigue. These may vary in intensity. If in doubt, testing can be helpful-perhaps even before symptoms are apparent ...Read more

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Is twitching in lower abdomen pregnacy?

Is twitching in lower abdomen pregnacy?

Nope: Not in the lower abdomen, Not in the upper abdomen, Not twitching in a box, Not twitching with a fox! I do not like Green Eggs and Ham. I do not Like them Sam I am. Couldn't resist that memory spark. Perhaps Dr. Seuss would've found a way to incorporate that into a rhyme had he been a gynecologist! Pregnancy's not predicted by abdominal twitching. Talk to me about the pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Have a mild pain in my abdomen a bubbling gas feeling. Could it be quickening at 12 weeks?

Have a mild pain in my abdomen a bubbling gas feeling. Could it be quickening at 12 weeks?

Gas is gas: Very unlikely to be quickening at 12 weeks. Most likely, "bubbling gas feelings" are just that - gas. Gas pains can be mildly uncomfortable as you experienced, but they can also be quite painful. Fortunately they usually don't last long. ...Read more

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I've been having pregnancy symptoms for a few months i've gained weight but my appetite had decreased i feel movement in my lower left abdomen neg p.T?

I've been having pregnancy symptoms for a few months i've gained weight but my appetite had decreased i feel movement in my lower left abdomen neg p.T?

Pregnancy sysmptoms: If negative preg. Test most likely you are not pregnant. Do a blood preg. Test if still have doubts. Check your thyroid or gastrointestinal tract to find causes of your symptoms. Define pregnancy symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower abdomen after sex possible pregnancy?

Sharp pain in lower abdomen after sex possible pregnancy?

Pregnancy test.: Abdominal pain isn't a great indicator of pregnancy (it's too nonspecific). Some people who are pregnant have belly pains, and other people who are pregnant don't. The best thing to do is an at home urine pregnancy test. If it's negative and you still think you might be pregnant, do another test in 1 week. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why do I have palpitations in my lower abdomen? (no pregnancy)

Why do I have palpitations in my lower abdomen? (no pregnancy)

Palpitations? : Palpitations is a word used exclusively for the heart. If you mean that you feel vibrations or something moving in the abdomen likely caused by your intestines.. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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


Dr. Creighton Wright
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Feeling Your Baby Kick (Definition)

It is normal to feel the baby kick as early as 14 weeks, but often the first notice of movement will be at 18 - 20, or sometimes not until 25 weeks. You should expect to feel your baby move every ...Read more