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What Are The Trimesters Of Pregnancy
Unfortunately: Although such tests have been described, they have not been broadly developed because of the resistance against vitamin therapy or prevention. For example, a test called red cell transketolase would show whether you have deficiency of vitamin B1 but I do not know of a laboratory that does this test ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Not uncommon: It is not uncommon to spot in the first trimester. Your obgyn should have fully explained possible causes which are, possible loss of pregnancy, implantation bleed, subchorionic hematoma- which is a small blood clot. Abnormalities of the cervix or friable cervix which can bleed after intercourse and other causes. You should get an ultrasound, i always do that in all of my patents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat, sleep, walk etc: This is one of those times in life when people are most happy and motivated to improve their health. So seizing the opportunity to eat right, sleep better, enjoy life more is important. So is avoiding toxic chemicals and toxic situations (including people). An OB provider can provide details on what to do during the first trimester (and preferably before). If you are 42, also ask OB about exercise. ...Read more
Implantation?: Implantation and miscarriage can both cause mild cramping. If severe you should see your ob/gyn soon. ...Read more
Any of them: Pregnancy creates an hypercoagulable state which can lead to blood clotting. This is similar to the state of sitting for a long period of time in a car or plane. More coagulation can mean more blood clotting. There is less return of blood to the right side of the heart so blood can pool in the lower extremeties where most DVT originate. An embolus happens when a piece of DVT breaks off & travels. ...Read more
Certain medications: The first trimester of pregancy is a critical stage for organ development. You must be cautious when taking medications, whether prescribed or over-the-counter meds. You can quickly google the safety of meds and must be at least a category a or b. Consult your OB when uncertain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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