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What Causes Women Boobs To Swell After Pregnancy
Stimulation: Hormonal stimulation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Infection: You might have an infection - and you need to get this checked immediately - as you might also have an UTI ...Read more
Can implantation last for 4 days? If so when can I test for pregnancy? What are Chances of pregnancy due to tummy cramps,sore breast & sore lower back
Implantation: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. Implantation bleeding occurs exclusively in pregnant women. ...Read more
Geeze I wonder.: No time to take care of oneself as the baby becomes center of the universe. Eating junk or snacking when their isn't time to prepare and sit down to a wholesome meal. Scratching gym time and personal trainer off the schedule to focus fulltime on motherhood. Soothing frustration or baby blues with food. There are lots of possible reasons for weight gain. ...Read more
What causes swollen ankles ("cankles") after labour? Didn't get swelling during pregnancy, only after.
Labour type?: How did you deliver? Cesarean? Vaginal deliver? It may play a role sometimes due to stirrups against the feet in vaginal delivery. Other than that, swelling can happen for a number of reasons but likely the stress from delivery and added weight (although not noticed during pregnancy) caused the swollen ankles. ...Read more
Scar tissue capsule: For reasons we do not completely understand, the scar tissue around an implant may begin to shrink and contract making the implant feel hard. We call this a capsular contracture. The implant itself does not become hard. A silly analogy is to compare the feeling of the thighs when you put on a pair of blue jeans that have shrunken in the wash. It makes your thigh feel harder than it really is! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are early signs of pregnancy? How will your belly feel? When does your stomach usually get hard?? Can you have period spotting while pregnant?
Tethering: Sometimes in pregnancy the breasts become engorged, however the ductal tissue does not stretch completely. This causes the nipple itself to be pulled inward relative to the engorgement of the tissue around it. However with some types of cancer skin and nipple retraction can be seen. If there are no masses palpable it is unlikely that there is any cancer however it is best to have this examined. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hormonal changes: Breast tissue is extremely sensitive to hormonal changes and can respond by enlarging and becoming sensitive. Hormone levels change dramatically during a normal month for women so it is likely that what you are experiencing is a result of these hormonal changes. If this occurs on a regular basis it is unlikely to be related to pregnancy. Some women experience more discomfort than others. ...Read more
Usually: For most women the breast enlargement associated with pregnancy and lactation is temporary. Within 3 to 6 months after delivery (if not breastfeeding) the breasts are back to their normal prepregnancy state. For breastfeeding moms, the breasts generally return to normal by about 6 months after stopping nursing. ...Read more
Frequency, mastitis.: Soreness might be due to doing it too long, or from use of a pump. But apparently the main issue is mastitis, or inflammation of the breasts. This can be from not improper technique of breastfeeding, or from not doing it early enough. Puerperal mastitis can be from infectious inflammation and abscess caused by pathogens like staph. Aureus, strep., and e. Coli. Feeding more often can even help. ...Read more
Breast pain: Tender breast is a common complaint and usually occurs the week before the cycle. This is from low Progesterone levels which can also cause emir PMS symptoms, poor sleep, bloating, and irregular periods. Keep track of your symptoms and your doctor can help figure out if you are more estrogen or Progesterone dominant. Avoiding caffeine, oil of primrose may help to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Electrolytes: Electrolytes are not a form of illumination, rather they are ions such as sodium, potassium, etc that circulate in your blood stream that if are not in correct balance can cause leg cramps in pregnancy. Make sure you are eating potassium rich foods like bananas. I hope I was able to shed some "lyte" on this problem. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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