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Are consistent painful cramps and occasional sharp pains in my lower stomach normal signs in the 1st trimester of pregnancy? It keeps me up at night.

Are consistent painful cramps and occasional sharp pains in my lower stomach normal signs in the 1st trimester of pregnancy? It keeps me up at night.

Common: Cramping in the 1st trimester without any bleeding or spotting is common, and not typically a sign that anything is wrong. Sharp pains originating from your uterus are not common, but again not necessarily a sign that the pregnancy is abnormal. However constipation is very common in pregnancy, and can explain both the cramping and sharp pains. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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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


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Will a pelvic ultrasound of the uterus and ovaries detect a pregnancy at 12 weeks?

Will a pelvic ultrasound of the uterus and ovaries detect a pregnancy at 12 weeks?

Yes: A pregnancy will certainly be detected by ultrasound at 12 weeks. The heartbeat should also be present! ...Read more

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Is it abnormal to show as early as 12 weeks with the 2nd pregnancy?

Is it abnormal to show as early as 12 weeks with the 2nd pregnancy?

Unlikely showing: if you are sure that you are 12 weeks pregnant, it is really unlikely to be showing because your uterus doesn't really rise on the pelvis until after 12 weeks. but if your uterus has fibroids or is naturally larger than usual, then you might start showing. some women ...Read more

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Can you have beef jerky in first 12 weeks of pregnancy?

Yes, but : It's not the healthiest of foods, so please make sure to eat a balanced diet as well. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

12 weeks: At week 12 you may feel tired, occasionally feel dizzy or faint, have an expanded waist line, pass gas, have a more sensitive sense of smell, have an increase in saliva and experience headaches. Urinary frequency may lessen. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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Is it normal for a woman to be sexual 10 12 weeks in pregnancy?

Yes: It is normal as as long as you are not having any problems with your pregnancy you can have normal sex. ...Read more

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If I'm 12 weeks in 2 days how can I end my pregnancy without an abortion I would rather take the abortion pill but I'm not sure what will happen ?

If I'm 12 weeks in 2 days how can I end my pregnancy without an abortion I would rather take the abortion pill but I'm not sure what will happen ?

Abortion: An abortion can be done through surgery through a procedure called a D and C. It can be done medically with certain medications. At 12 weeks typically it is done surgically because of the risks associated with medically ending a pregnancy this far along. You will need to be seen by a doctor to go over the options for termination as well as considering placing for adoption. ...Read more

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If a rhogam shot only stays in your system 12 weeks how does it help future pregnancies?

If a rhogam shot only stays in your system 12 weeks how does it help future pregnancies?

Rhogam: When a mother with rh- blood has a baby with rh+ blood, the immune system of the mother will make antibodies against the baby red cell at delivery and will stay in the mother's blood and if another baby of rh+ is conceived this baby will be attacked in utero, Rhogam prevent the mother from making antibody angainst the bady, s blood thus prevent attack to the next rh+ baby. ...Read more

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My wife is 12 weeks into pregnancy. She just done 2 hr glucose test & the result is 3.7 during fast and 8.3 after 2 hours.she is 30yrs old.

My wife is 12 weeks into pregnancy. She just done 2 hr glucose test & the result is 3.7 during fast and 8.3 after 2 hours.she is 30yrs old.

Glucose test: If your wife has not been told by her doctor that the blood sugars are OK she needs to call her/him to find out. If it turns out she has diabetes and is pregnant she can still have the baby with careful control of diabetes. ...Read more

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Can you trust your home pregnancy test is right at 12 weeks after sec? What would make it wrong?

Can you trust your home pregnancy test is right at 12 weeks after sec? What would make it wrong?

Pregnancy test: If you are asking if a home pregnancy test is accurate 12 weeks after you had sex, then yes. A positive will be positive and a negative will be negative, if you actually haven't had sex in 12 weeks and the test is done correctly. ...Read more

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Is sudafed safe during my pregnancy? I took 2 every six hrs for 24 hrs for cold. I'm 12 weeks 4 days.

Is sudafed safe during my pregnancy? I took 2 every six hrs for 24 hrs for cold. I'm 12 weeks 4 days.

Sudafed and Pregnanc: You should check with your ob-gyn. This drug can drive up your blood pressure and cause other issues in pregnant women. ...Read more

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If pregnancy is dated by ultrasound and dated the baby by crl at 12 weeks, do I go back 10 weeks from the scan date to figure out conception?

If pregnancy is dated by ultrasound and dated the baby by crl at 12 weeks, do I go back 10 weeks from the scan date to figure out conception?

Conception: Please go look at the many conception calculators online. These free tools on the web will answer so many of your questions and possibly provide entertainment as well. I use this one: http://www.Babymed.Com/pregnancy-due-date-calculator. ...Read more

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My friend is pregnant 12 weeks, and needed to take her small daughter for rentgen of leg, she has to stay in same room, will that impact on pregnancy?

My friend is pregnant 12 weeks, and needed to take her small daughter for rentgen of leg, she has to stay in same room, will that impact on pregnancy?

Should not: Hopefully they either put a lead shield on her or get someone else to help. It is standard that if someone is pregnant they do not allow them to be near radiation. ...Read more

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