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Signs Of A Healthy Pregnancy In First Trimester
30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. How many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?
Myths: I don't know where you got that statistic, but it is not true or correct or there is a different definition of what the word 'bleeding' means. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be considered abnormal. And a reason to be in good contact with your OB. ...Read more
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
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?
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
Yes: Past experience with the killed (regular injected) flu vaccine has been good. No specific pattern of problems influencing the fetus is known. Although considered safe during any stage of pregnancy, most recommend waiting until >14wks when he period of organ formation is completed out of caution. Influenza is a devastating illness to some in pregnancy, we lost 2 moms here 2 years ago (babies ok). ...Read more
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
Ok: There is no evidence demonstrating harm to a developing fetus. Discuss with your prescribing physician. ...Read more
Drinking mineral water during first trimester of pregnacy. To releive vomiting. Is good or badfor baby. My gyn appointment is in a couple of days.
Mineral water: Mineral water should not affect the baby in any way, but as long as it contros your vomiting it is beneficial. ...Read more
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
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
Be healthy; get care: Plan the pregnanacy and be as healthy as possible. Get prenatal care and avoid any substance or avtivity that can harm the baby. Try to avoid become infected while pregnant. ...Read more
Why is it important for a woman to be especially cautious of her diet and health during the first trimester of pregnancy?
Organogenesis: During the first trimester the human being forms, which is called organogenesis (the organs and body parts come into existence). Malformations happen during this time period, which is why mothers-to-be want to be cautious with their diet and the medications they take, as well as alcohol, caffeine, drugs, smoking- to name a few. ...Read more
4 weeks preg, what are some signs of a healthy pregnancy and an actual embryo is growing rather than a blighted ovum? Preg tests are getting darker.
Impossible to tell: The symptoms of early pregnancy, nausea, frequent urination, tiredness are largely related to the hormones produced by the placenta rather than the fetus. Even in the cases of unsuccessful pregnancies such as blighted ova, it may impossible this early to tell the two apart. Your doc will need to follow you with ultrasounds and likely bloodwork to tell. ...Read more
Just found out I am pregnant for the first time very confused on what my first steps should be on making sure I have a healthy pregnancy.
Is it normal to bleed in your first trimester? 1x qrter size blood stain followed by brown spots. 9wks 2days ago healthy HB. I just want my baby
Early Pregnancy: What you are experiencing is quite common in early pregnancy. As long as you are not having bleeding like a period, or cramping, you should be fine. And, it is reassuring that there is a healthy HB. This is not unusual, however, if things change, see your OB right away. Congratulations! ...Read more
Why do I worry so much about misscarriage in the first trimester when I have never had a miscarriage before? I can't stop! I have had 2 healthy babies.
I suspect: Some worrying is normal, but it sounds like you are worrying to the point where it is interfering with your normal life. If you are pregnant now i'd suggest talking with your OB about it when you next see him/her; you would probably find talking with a counselor or psychologist/iatrist helps too. Hope you feel better. ...Read more
Not necessarily: While women have symptoms like nausea vomiting and fatigue during the first trimester, others normal woman may not have any. The symptoms normally improve by 12-14 weeks. If a patient has symptoms. It is of more concern if there is a sudden loss of symptoms during the early to mid first trimester. If there is any concern consult you md. They can easily check and reassure you. ...Read more
In the first 6 weeks of pregnancy is it possible for hcg levels to drop 20%, then rise 35% over the next 4 days, then double 3 days after that and have a healthy pregnancy? What could cause this level fluctuation?
Hello. I was pregnant about a year ago. I smoked a little, maybe 2 cigarettes a day. I am pretty young, and this was my first child. I had calcium deposits on my placenta, but had a pretty healthy pregnancy, ate and drank well, and I exercised. I didn't g
Pregnency: I'm sorry I didn't get what exactly is your question. Please provide more information. Thanks ...Read more
Is it possible for hormone levels to fall in pregnancy and then go back up and have a healthy pregnancy? I have had spotting since april 6 th but no cramping they told me my hormone levels are haslf what they was when first tested so more than likely im m
Possbily: Vomiting is usually more of a sign of morning sickness seen more commonly in early pregnancy. Cramping however can occur in normally in a pregnancy and but it could also mean that the pregnancy is abnormal. Bleeding is also a seen many times with cramping. The best thing to do is to go in and see an MD to get a sonogram and a blood pregnancy test to see what is happening. ...Read more
A board certified: Obgyn is the best person cause that doc can do a workup and whatever treatment u need, I rec a doc, not a midwife to evaluate this as u need bhcg, prog level, a good exan and an accuarate ultrasound. ...Read more
How soon can you resume sexual activity with your partner after termination of pregnancy in first trimester?
Eat, sleep, walk etc: This is one of those times in life when people are most happy and motivated to improve their health. So seizing the opportunity to eat right, sleep better, enjoy life more is important. So is avoiding toxic chemicals and toxic situations (including people). An OB provider can provide details on what to do during the first trimester (and preferably before). If you are 42, also ask OB about exercise. ...Read more
There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more