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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

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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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I am currently 12 weeks pregnant and have had no pregnancy symptoms from around 7 weeks. Is this cause for concern?Y last pregnacy ended in miscarage.

I am currently 12 weeks pregnant and have had no pregnancy symptoms from around 7 weeks. Is this cause for concern?Y last pregnacy ended in miscarage.

Schedule a visit : The only way to answer this is for you to schedule a visit with your doctor for a check up. Miscarriage after 12 weeks is not near as common as it is at 7 weeks. ...Read more

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Briefly, what, if any, are the indications one might have an incompetent cervix prior to pregnancy? Or can any early symptoms show in 1st trimester?

Briefly, what, if any, are the indications one might have an incompetent cervix prior to pregnancy? Or can any early symptoms show in 1st trimester?

Past history: One of the problems with cervical incompetence is that there are no symptoms or tests that detect it until the cervix begins to shorten. Clinical history must be the guide. Risk factors include a previous 2nd trimester loss, cervical surgery, collagen vascular disease and others. ...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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Is it possible to feel my baby move at 12 weeks if this is my 4th pregnancy?

NO impossible: Way too early, that sensation is from something else normal time is 19-22 weeks to 1st feel it. ...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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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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Bloated and dizzy at 12 weeks in pregnancy is normal?

Bloated and dizzy at 12 weeks in pregnancy is normal?

No: Not usually. Not at 3 months. Get some labs done and a urinalysis. Are ypu spilling proteine in your urine? ...Read more

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Does the mother feel the baby's kicks in 11/12 weeks pregnancy?

No: Most mom's who have been pregnant before can pick this up at about 16 wks. Most first timers don't pick it up until later (20 wks). ...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