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Small Pregnant Abdomen
Maybe: Although the size of the abdomen in relation to the size of the mom can give some clue to baby size, the best way to predict is ultrasound. By taking specific measurements, a fairly accurate prediction of baby size can be made. ...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
I have small preaking sensation left side abdomen below ribgage. I'm planning for a baby. Is it a sign of pregnant?
Whenever I lay down a small bulge forms in my abdomen. I know I'm not pregnant so I'm not sure what's wrong.
Whenever I lay down or sit down a small bulge forms in my abdomen near my belly button. I never had sex so it shouldn't be pregnancy. What is it?
Having intermittent tightening feeling on my lower-mid right side abdomen. Almost feels like a Braxton hicks in one small area but I am not pregnant??
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. Pain in the right lower abdomen could be appendicitis. The pain is usually severe with nausea and low grade fever ...Read more
Hi, am 23 weeks pregnant now, I started feeling my baby small kicks at 22 weeks. My problem is am feeling the kicks at my lower abdomen. Is it okay?
37 weeks & 2 days pregnant, feeling urinating like pressure in abdomen. I mean full bladder lik feeling. But when urinating it was small amount only. Why?
I am 30 weeks pregnant and my baby is laying across my stomach in the lower abdomen is this ok? And I have a very small baby bump
Yes: At 30 weeks the babies are constantly changing positions . As long ad you are getting the feral kick counts 2x a day and you are measuring appropriately at your visits all should be fine... ...Read more
I'm 37 weeks pregnant and been having lower back pain for 2 days and small lower abdomen cramps all day, call OB or wait until cramps get stronger?
Pregnancy: Depending on how far along the pregnancy is, the growing uterus (womb) creates less room in the abdomen for the digestive process. After a meal, the intestines may make your abdomen feel larger than normal, and this is a result of filling the intestines with food products which cause the apparent different sizes of your "stomach". ...Read more
41 weeks!: The fetus may have descended — giving the appearance of a flatter abdomen. Please discuss with your obstetrician. Good luck ; I hope you deliver soon. ...Read more
What is important: Is the size of your uterus — not the size of your abdomen. Take care. ...Read more
Yes.: 5 months is about 20wks, so the top of the uterus is only at the level of your belly button. See how you measure at the subsequent appointments as you proceed to 24wks, 28wks, 32wks, etc. Don't forget that it's the size of the uterus that gets measured, not how much belly you have. Good luck. ...Read more
One minute my stomach is really small and within a few minutes it will go to looking like im 7 months pregnant. Why is this?
To be pregnant does your stomach have to be hard? Cause I've been getting like wht seems like small kicks then it goes away when I rub it
No: If you are thinking you might be pregnant then check a pregnancy test. In minutes, you will have your answer. Buy one at any pharmacy. ...Read more
Hi.I got them worms in guts from when I was small.now I'm pregnant and It does drive me crazy again, I can't support it, there is any medicine 4 it?
Be more specific : You will need to be more specific with your questions. Do you have an actual parasite or is this just an upset stomach that you get? For the upset stomach there are lots of medications that are safe during pregnancy. If you have a parasite your doctor will need to prescribe medication. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Some women just carry small. It depends on the size of your torso and pelvis. ...Read more
Can you please explain why some pregnancy women have small belly size even though she is eight months?
Could be a smaller : Baby or a smaller mom, or the way they carry the baby, if one of my pts looks or measures small she always gets an ultrasound to check the size of the baby and the amount of amnioitic fluid because u must make sure the baby is apprpriatesize for dates and there is a normal amount of amniotic fluid. ...Read more
My belly button has changed shape, it seems more stretched out now and has a small pink line coming out of it. Could this be a pregnancy sign?
Does having short bowel syndrome effect my ability to get pregnant? I have all my collen removed and part of my small intestines when I was 2 days old
Women with active crohns disease my have difficulty conceiving, and may have low birth weight infants.
The data on fertility after colectomy for inflammatory bowel disease are mixed- two studies demonstrated a decrease in fertility of 25-80% in such patients, however a third study suggested that the risk of infertility is much lower. ...Read more
30 weeks pregnant n for past week I get small cramping jn my tummy and ave to rush to the loo my stool is quiet loose is tis normal?
Probably normal...: Probably normal since you haven't described symptoms of bowel obstruction, delayed gastric emptying, or GI inflammation. Stomachs are designed to expand when you eat so if yours is close to the abdominal wall you will notice it more than if your abdominal musculature is well toned. Watch people going in to ; out of a restaurant--most have bigger bellies on leaving than when they entered. See doc if concerned. ...Read more
I have a weird small pain in my lower belly when I lay on it. I have all the other pregnancy symptoms. Does this mean I'm pregnant?
If II never get big like a big belly during my pregnancy, this is my first, will my bby be small and does tht mean ill have a dry. Birth?
33 wks pregnant I woke up & my stomach is half the size. I've also stopped gaining weight and lost 2lbs. My stomach was huge now I'm small?
See your Ob: You need to see your Ob provider and make sure everything is ok. Sometimes a change in the baby's position can make the baby feel smaller. However, its also possible that there is something more serious such as less amniotic fluid. See your doc. Best wishes! ...Read more
I'm 21 week pregnant baby is healthy but my stomach is small compared to other women around 21 weeks and my belly bottom didn't pop out yet?
I exercise regularly and eat small portions, why does my stomach stick out like I'm 5 months pregnant? I'm not pregnant nor have I ever been.
VisceralSubcutaneous: Fat are most common reasons, though ventral hernia & other possibilities exist. SQ fat is what one can pinch under the skin, visceral deep around internal organs. LowFat/Hi-Carb foods drive both (along with Diabetes, CVDs, Cancer, etc.) vs. HFLC, esp. tends to reverse. Study: http://goo.gl/uDGIwD, HFLC @ DietDoctor.com, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, NuSI.org, FatChance.html, http://goo.gl/e2lDwm, etc. ...Read more
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