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Things You Can T Have While Pregnant
Stuck: Unfortunately, it takes most women at least two weeks before the know they have been pregnant for the last two weeks. The most prominent concerns are alcohol consumption, nicotine, and recreational drugs that may have been consumed during that time period. This is why health professionals urge women of childbearing age to use effective contraception to make sure they don't get into this situation. ...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
Undercooked foods, : Raw or undercooked meat/fish/poultry/eggs, unpasteurized dairy products (e.g. Queso fresco), alcohol, predatory fish (e.g. Shark, swordfish), licorice and anything you are allergic to (shrimp, nuts) come to mind immediately. If traveling abroad, only drink bottled water and avoid salads. ...Read more
TNTC!: "TNTC" means"too numerous to count," but there are some caveats. Smoking, including smokeless tobacco, is a no-no. So are any illegal drugs and marijuana. Alcohol is iffy and should be avoided She shouldn't use any Rx med that isn't OK'd by her doctor. She shouldn't drink more than 2 caffeinated drinks a day. Any substance that's unsafe in general is doubly unsafe in pregnancy, ...Read more
Some subtle changes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness or mild swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and food cravings. . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a menstrual period. ...Read more
Whatever you like: Take long walks, listen to music, eat ice-cream, get a massage, get a pedicure, get a manicure, watch a favorite movie on dvd, go out with your girlfriends, go out with your boyfirend/husband, essentially whatever you want as long as it is not harmful to the baby inside you. Enjoy! ...Read more
Undercooked meats.: Unpasteurized dairy products (e. G queso fresco), undercooked meats, radiation, smoking, alcohol, tretinoin, valproic acid, drugs, heat, contact sports, vigorous exercise, heavy lifting, constipation, dehydration, unsafe sex (including oro-genital and ano-genital contact). ...Read more
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Ovulation: Ovulation normally occurs 14 days prior to the next period. Recommend starting to have intercourse a few days prior to ovulation & at ovulation (possibly a couple of days after). Can use an ovulation calendar or ovulation predictor kit to help determine best timing. Take care. ...Read more
Several ways: Basically, her entire body is changing. She'll know what she needs to be comfortable. Just do what she wants and is feasible. ...Read more
Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually dont begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
I'm 5 months pregnant and I felt should I be worried? If not what things are normal and non normal to feel?
More info please: I am not sure what you felt or are concerned about from your post; please re-post. Always call your ob/gyn if you have any questions; I'm willing to bet they will be more than willing to answer. ...Read more
I am 22 and is having an issue on if I am actually pregnant or not. How would I actually know if things keep changing with me and my symptoms?
Home test: Do a home test, symptoms are not at all reliable. ...Read more
I have a naturally high pH level I'm assuming. What are some things I can do or get to help me get pregnant that are budget conscious? Thank you!
May be normal: Usually high or low ph are relative numbers and differs with individual. You can discuss with gyne/obs specialist for detail. ...Read more
I'm 14weeks pregnant and was wondering if I could go to fright dome in Las Vegas. It's a bunch of haunted mazes And scary houses things like that.
Just out of curiousity, what are some things I can do, eat or avoid, before ever becoming pregnant that will boost my chances to have a healthy baby?
Me and my husband have been trying to get pregnant for 5 months now. What other things can I do other than sex to get pregnant faster? I am turning 22.
First things first: At 21, there should be no rush. First a woman trying to conceive (ttc) should try to do these things: strive to reach and maintain a healthy weight through nutritious diet and exercise. See a primary or obgyn doctor for exam, any needed tests and vaccinations; keep record of LMP (first day of last normal period). Avoid alcohol, tobacco, other toxins. See gyn if not pregnant after 1 year of trying. ...Read more
What is p.A. C & p.F.O. My son was diagnosed with p.A. C while I was pregnant with him & when he was born he was diagnosed with p.F.O. What are these 2 things & do I have a serious need 2 be concerned? Also, how can I treat these? He's 2.5 months now & healt
Probably Not But..: A pac is an early heart beat. They are very common, especially in infancy. A pfo is a connection between the top two chambers of the heart; 25% of people have them. Both are generally benign, but can have some issues in select people. Discuss this with your child's cardiologist. ...Read more
I been trying to get pregnant. And haven't been able to. What other things beside ovulation date and less stress can I try?
My wife is 5 months pregnant but she can't feel any movement of baby. We had an iur anamoly scan on 18th week and things were fine.
First time mom's: First time mom's often do not appreciate fetal movement until 20-22 weeks or so. The second time around they may detect it as early as 16 weeks. I'd just be patient as it sounds like your scan provided you with the confirmation that things were fine. ...Read more
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