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Waist Pain During Early Pregnancy
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
Don't think so...: Abdominal discomfort during pregnancy is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Give your gynecologist a call please ; get checked. ...Read more
Few: There are few symptoms associated with early pregnancy. Breast tenderness is one of them. Women very often report "feeling" different. These feeling vary from one person to another. They can range from "feeling pregnant", "feeling good", "feeling emotional". More often then not patients don't feel different. ...Read more
Possibly: When the pregnancy implants into the endometrial lining of your uterus you may have light bleeding. In addition, the cervix is often friable in pregnancy (irritated looking and bleeds easily). Sex, a pap, and vaginal exam may cause bleeding too. However, discuss your bleeding with your doctor as not all of it is normal. ...Read more
No: But happens at times contact your ob ...Read more
A milky white: Discharge without odor, itching, pain, redness or swelling is normal. ...Read more
Varies: The uterus begins to enlarge very early, there is usually an ovarian cyst present that is a normal part of the pregnancy, there is increased blood flow to the pelvic organs, and many women have some degree of urinary retention during pregnancy - any and all of this can result in fullness and pressure in the pelvis. ...Read more
Mild spotting for a: Couple of days, at the time of implantation is within the normal findings. If spotting has persisted or is more than minimal, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more
Sex during pregnancy: There is no evidence that sex during pregnancy is harmful unless you are at risk of preterm labor after 20 weeks or need a procedure like cervical suturing. The first trimester is the easiest time during which to enjoy intercourse. As you become larger in late pregnancy sex can be challenging. That said very rough sex is not advised. Anything that would be traumatic to the pelvis should be avoided ...Read more
Hormonal: Fluctuations can cause it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Needs evaluation: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated promptly by your doctor. About 50% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy making it very common but not normal. Most are fine but sometimes bleeding can indicate a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage. Get checked. ...Read more
Yes: Although it is better to consume natural foods that. ...Read more
I have already a kid one n half year old what should be my precautions in early pregnancy and could I lift up my one year son during pregnancy?
Use Your Judgement: Moms have been having babies with toddlers in the house for all time. You can pick up your 1 year old but use caution. Avoid kicking and rough housing with him. Try to keep things as normal as possible for you and your toddler ...Read more
Is it normal for Hgb to drop from 13.2mg/dl @5w to 11.4mg/dl @9w during early pregnancy? Is Hgb drop gonna slow down or accelerate as preg progresses?
Anemia & pregnancy: Hi, it is very common to drop Hg during pregnancy because of volume expansion but Anemia is very common due to Iron deficiency during pregnancy because the body makes more blood but the iron storage cannot keep up with that therefore the pregnant woman should be on Iron supp. And also Vitamins like folic acid and b12. ...Read more
HCGlevels increase exponentially during early pregnancy, doesn't that mean the pregnancy test line should get darker and darker if the prenancy is norm?
No: There is a limit to the intensity of color in the test system. The line will not get darker with increasing HCG amount. ...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