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Doctor insights on: Signs Of Having Twins In First Trimester

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More back pain in first trimester mean twins?

More back pain in first trimester mean twins?

Probably not: Your obstetrician should be able to determine if you are having twins but back pain is not a good determinant. ...Read more

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Do progesterone fluctuates with twins in the first trimester?

Do progesterone fluctuates with twins in the first trimester?

IT INCREASES: Your Progesterone levels are very high when you are pregnant. With twins even higher. Your corpus luteum (the remainder of the cyst that formed your egg, then released it) continuous to produce Progesterone until the placenta takes over. When you are having two babies the levels are usually higher. You can have some side effects from this (bloating, constipation, gassiness, breasttenderness). ...Read more

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Will a vanishing twin (lost at 7 weeks) affect the results of first trimester Down's syndrome blood testing?

Will a vanishing twin (lost at 7 weeks) affect the results of first trimester Down's syndrome blood testing?

Unlikely: These tests rely on the active production of various markers in the blood and so a demised twin this early on will be unlikely to affect the test. These tests however, should be interpreted in the setting of a screening ultrasound to help better understand the risk. That being said, no test is ever 100% accurate, though they are useful. Consultation with a genetic counselor will help. ...Read more

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Can a vanishing twin affect the results of genetic blood test in the first trimester?

Can a vanishing twin affect the results of genetic blood test in the first trimester?

No: If they were identical twins, they would share the exact same genetic information. So no it should not make any difference. If they were fraternal twins, still should not be any effect. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Will a vanishing twin (lost at 7 weeks) affect first trimester downs syndrome testing with blood test and ultrasound?

Will a vanishing twin (lost at 7 weeks) affect first trimester downs syndrome testing with blood test and ultrasound?

Vanishing twin: No, it would not affect your test result. Ultrasound would show it for a while, but the developing twin will eventually grow big enough to hide it from view. ...Read more

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During end of first trimester door hit on lower abdomen will it harm the baby. As I am felling the heart beat of the babies (twins).

During end of first trimester door hit on lower abdomen will it harm the baby. As I am felling the heart beat of the babies (twins).

Amniontic sac: Fetuses are well protected in the amniotic sac cushioned by amniotic fluid. An ultrasound can confirm that there has been to injury to the placenta and that the fetuses are ok ...Read more

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Will I be able to tell if I am having twins during in the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Will I be able to tell if I am having twins during in the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: An ultrasound performed in the first trimester can confirm twins. Sometimes when twins are diagnosed very early, one of the twins may not survive and then the pregnancy usually will proceed normally as a singleton. Blood levels of the pregnancy hormone (HCG) are also higher than a singleton pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it a bad sign if I don't have symptoms in my first trimester?

Is it a bad sign if I don't have symptoms in my first trimester?

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

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Is severe vomiting and cramping a sign of miscarriage in first trimester?

Is severe vomiting and cramping a sign of miscarriage in first trimester?

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

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My hcg level has been doubling ever 38 hours. Is this a sign I could be having twins?

My hcg level has been doubling ever 38 hours. Is this a sign I could be having twins?

May be: HCG levels vary widely in normal pregnancies and are not a very reliable sign of twin pregnancy. An ultrasound examination would be better for determining twins. You may consult this site for HCG level info.

http://americanpregnancy. Org/while-pregnant/hcg-levels/ ...Read more

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Are there any signs of a twin pregnancy?

Are there any signs of a twin pregnancy?

Ultrasound only!: Anyone that tells you that you can diagnose a multifetal (twin, triplet or higher-order) pregnancy without ultrasound is misleading you. Any symptoms seen in singleton pregnancies can be seen with multiples as well. ...Read more

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I just suddenly have to take a breath. Are these signs of athsma or twin pregnancy?

I just suddenly have to take a breath. Are these signs of athsma or twin pregnancy?

Probably neither: Just because you have take a sudden breath, it does not indicate you have asthma or twin pregnancy. ...Read more

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Almost 18week twin pregnancy (first time mom), sharp pains in vagina and pelvic presure is this normal? VERY WORRIED!

Almost 18week twin pregnancy (first time mom), sharp pains in vagina and pelvic presure is this normal? VERY WORRIED!

See you OB: You should call and see your OB ASAP. Twins increased your risk of preterm labor. 18 weeks is a bit early, but, if nothing more than for your peace of mind, I would get checked. ...Read more

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How accurate are first trimester u/s in determing in due dates?

Very accurate: If done in the 1st trimester and done via transvaginal approach, it is accurate to 5-7 days ...Read more

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How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

Very accurate: Ultrasounds tend to get more inaccurate as your pregnancy progresses. First trimester ultrasounds are more accurate than second trimester ultrasounds, which are in turn more accurate than third trimester ultrasounds. First trimester ultrasounds can reliably predict gestational age within 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Depends: Standard first trimester tests in the United States include blood type, blood count, hepatitis test, rubella test, syphilis test, hiv, urine culture. Depending on the patient's history, her desires for genetic testing or the doctor's protocols other tests may be performed. ...Read more

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When do they consider u/s in the first trimester? What weeks is first trimester?

When do they consider u/s in the first trimester? What weeks is first trimester?

First trimester: About the earliest a pregnancy can be confirmed with ultrasound is 5-6 weeks. The first trimester lasts until 13-14 weeks of pregnancy (~3 months). ...Read more

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Bleeding while in first trimester?

Bleeding while in first trimester?

See OB/GYN: Any bleeding while pregnant should be discussed with your OB dr. As you may need an exam to assure all is well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to fly in the first trimester?

Is it ok to fly in the first trimester?

No: If you have placenta previa or other pregnancy complications, it may not be a good idea. ...Read more

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How safe is keflex in first trimester?

Probably safe: Keflex is considered safe (category b) for 2nd and 3rd trimesters, but it has not been as thoroughly tested during the 1st trimester. Use only if no other options., and discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I eat guava during first trimester?

Yes: There are no restrictions on fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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How much weight gain in first trimester?

How much weight gain in first trimester?

Very little: Weight gain in pregnancy will vary from person to person. I encourage people to be healthy instead of focusing on weight gain. You only need 300 extra calories per day during pregnancy and this is in the third trimester. In the first trimester when the baby is less than two inches long you should be gaining very little. ...Read more

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Is black tea ok for the first trimester?

Is black tea ok for the first trimester?

Caffeine- pregnancy: Best to limit caffeine intake during pregnancy. White, red, yellow or green tea-may be a healthier choice than black - but consider making them decaffeinated. Even when not pregnant - best to limit these teas to 5 or less cups per day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use nair in first trimester?

Yes: So long as you follow the directions, you'll be fine. ...Read more

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I'm spotting n im in my first trimester why?

I'm spotting n im in my first trimester why?

Fairly common: To have spotting in the first trimester. It occurs in 25% of patients and can be due to a number of things, but I recommend a sono to make sure is isn't a miscarriage. If not- it can occur due to implantation of an early pregnancy, or due to formation of the placenta, or due to a subchorionic hemorrhage, or due placenta developing close to or overlyin the cervix. Only way to know is to get a sono. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do yoga in the first trimester?

Is it safe to do yoga in the first trimester?

Yes.: Yoga is a great way to stay flexible and active during pregnancy, especially during the morning sickness of the first trimester. ...Read more