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Vomiting And Second Trimester Pregnancy
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
Morning sickness +: Morning sickness (nausea gravidarum) ends about the 12th week of pregnancy for most women. Persistent vomiting puts you at risk for dehydration, weight loss, low potassium. See your OB if you're still vomiting in the 2nd trimester or later. Try to replace fluids (one sip at a time of water/gatorade/sports drink). Otc emetrol is considered safe during pregnancy & may relieve vomiting until you can. ...Read more
I'm in my 2nd trimester of pregnancy and my morning sickness has subdued. At night I take prenatal vitamins an hour after eating & I always feel very nauseous & I end up vomiting. Why is this happening?
Maybe iron.: Prenatal vitamins have more iron in them than regular vitamins which may be upsetting your stomach. You could taking the vitamin as half after breakfast and half after dinner to see if that helps. I'd also take it right after dinner (don't wait an hour). You could try a different brand (but they all have iron). Start with half tab twice a day with food and let me know if it helps -. ...Read more
Drinking mineral water during first trimester of pregnacy. To releive vomiting. Is good or badfor baby. My gyn appointment is in a couple of days.
Mineral water: Mineral water should not affect the baby in any way, but as long as it contros your vomiting it is beneficial. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more
I'm in my second trimester and since the beginging of my prgnancy, I can't stop spitting. What can I do to stop this please?
Can be normal: Typically, light brown discharge is indicative of bleeding from the cervix or placenta/uterus at some point in the pregnancy. Brown discharge is old blood typically. A little bit of brown discharge is common in most pregnancies. You should definitely mention to your doctor, and possibly refrain from intercourse until you see your doctor. ...Read more
Should I worry about carrying heavy objects in second trimester pregnancy? I just felt some back pain that disappeared quickly but no other symptoms
No heavy objects: There are a lot of physiologic changes of pregnancy which influence your daily activities. Due to the weight of the baby and related posture changes the forse determining pressure on your intervertebral disks changes. In turn it can lead to disk herniations, strain or arthritis. Your diaphragm is moved up which influences your breathing, which makes your activities more tiering. ...Read more
Yes if: If this medication was given to you by a doctor with approval of your obgyn in order to treat a specific problem related to pain then it is ok for use. ...Read more
What are the main causes of second trimester pregnancy loss other than fetal abnormalities? I lost my baby at 22 wks, I hav fibroids.
Look up: Incompotent cervix, an issue where a weakended or shortended cerivx causes painless cerival dilation and second tirmester losses due to early delivery. The other may be a cord accident or autoimmune (but it is late for that problem). It can be difficult to say, sometimes there is an autopsy. ...Read more
Am in first trimester vomitting 4 daily going to dehydration wat are its effects n plz tell me the solution?
Dilution: The increase in blood vessel fluid leads to a decreased concentration of blood cells. Also, iron deficiency is common and iron is the main component of hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of the blood cells. Be certain to have your iron levels checked. ...Read more
See your OB: Please do not take chances with your baby! Call your OB now and good luck... ...Read more
Yes: Bleaching or dyeing your hair is completely safe., but because of hormonal changes, your hair may not take coloring the way it would if not pregnant. So, bleach those ends, but don't neglect those roots as well! ...Read more
Hello I'm in third trimester of pregnancy but I feel real less movement of my baby but in 2nd trimester I felt a lot movement?
Fetal movement: At 28 weeks your baby is a nice sized fish in a nice sized pond. At 35 weeks your baby is a big fish in a small pond. The number of movements and activity of the baby does not really change. It is the perception by you causing the changes. Rather than all the punches and kicks you now feel more rolling type activity due to the baby's size in the confines of your uterus. ...Read more
My hair fell a lot during the 2nd trimester of my pregnancy. Now im in my third trimester and have cut it off. Will it grow back?
Is it safe to have an appendectomy in 2nd trimester of pregnancy? What is the success rate? Do they calm the fetus down prior to the procedure.
I've read that women have high rate of car accidents from 2nd trimester. Should I not drive then? Or is it exaggerated, blaming 'pregnancy brain? ' Why
Please don't fret so: Much. When you read about increased rate of MVA's (which I didn't know about) simply use that info to remind yourself to be an attentive driver. Don't let being pregnant paralyze you from having a normal and full life. Congratulations and be well. ...Read more
Small frequent meals: Some people get relief from ginger and vitamin b6. Exercise helps. Getting away from stress makes a big difference. If you are vomiting excessively and losing weight, your doctor can prescribe several medications that help. Make sure you don't allow yourself to get dehydrated: it makes the nausea much worse. ...Read more
That's something: That you definitely should do under the care of a live physician who knows your case. ...Read more