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Problems That Can Occur During Pregnancy
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
Hormones and size: The hormones of pregnancy as well as the growing uterus can make you feel short of breath. The breaths you take are more shallow and more frequent so it feels like you are short of breath. In fact, you are getting enough air. Even a very fit woman will feel short of breath after climbing up stairs. If you really are breathing fast and not getting enough air while resting, that is not normal. ...Read more
Anemia in pregnancy: Major problems are anemia during pregnancy which needs to be corrected . You should be under the care of a Hematologist who consults with a hematologist Mothers can also become Folic acid deficient and should get supplementary Folic acid it also prevents neural tube defects consider having your child in the hospital where you can be treated if you need a transfusion or if you need a CS ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Class B: Animal studies showed no risk, but controlled 1st trimester human studies are not available. There is no evidence of 2nd or 3rd trimester risk and fetal harm is possible but unlikely. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It doesn't necessarily mean that you have a thyroid problem, but being cold is frequently a symptom of hypothyroidism during pregnancy. Estimates are that 2.5% of all women have some form of hypothyroidism. This can affect mother and baby, and is not something to be ignored or minimized. I always counsel a complete thyroid panel - with tsh, free t4, free t3 (liothyronine), (liothyronine) and rev t3 (liothyronine). ...Read more
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