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What Does Early Stages Of Pregnancy Feel Like
I'm in my early stages of pregnancy with my 5th child, but I feel like I have prolapsed, do I need to seek help?
Yes: Increased progesterone, early in pregnancy can cause, in very rare cases, uterine prolapse. Combined with 4 deliveries, it certainly could happen. Your uterus will grow out of your pelvis as your pregnancy progresses, and the problem will resolve. Until then you might need a pessary to lift the uterus up so it doesn't get stuck low down as it grows. ...Read more
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
I'm in my early stages of pregnancy with my 5th child, but im feeling like I have prolapsed, will this affect my pregnancy or do I need to seek help?
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Yes, and recommended: If you have been exercising regularly, it is advisable to continue but probably not "olympic-type" of training/exercising--too extrenuous. If you have not, then should start out slowly and increase as tolerated. It is recommended for you to keep as active as you can; eat well, take prenatals, exercise regularly, and follow-up with doc. Congrats and good luck. ...Read more
Not necessarily.: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
HCG and progesterone: Are in relatively higher concentration compared to baseline early in pregnancy, but estrogen is also elevated and plays a critical role in enabling pregnancy. (the estrogen drop during a normal period causes menstruation. It stays elevated during pregnancy so that doesn't happen! All three hormones play several important roles in early pregnancy.). ...Read more
NO, HIGH/CLOSED: In early pregnancy the cervix is closed and 'fairly high' in the vagina unless there is 'significant pelvic relaxation' from previous vaginal deliveries. If the cervix dilates in early pregnancy, then a miscarriage may result. This problem usually occurs ~14 weeks and is referred to as 'incompetent cervix'. Because the baby is well protected, sex is ok in pregnancy unless there is a complication. ...Read more
What is recommended to help to feel the difference between peptic culcer and the early stages of pregnancy?
Pregnancy test: If pregnancy is advanced enough to have symptoms then a pregnancy test should be accurate if done now. ...Read more
Is it safe to travel to rural areas in developing nations while in early stages of pregnancy? Should I not worry about random diseases?
Absolutely: Pre natal vitamins are not only recommended during all of a pregnancy but it is also a good idea to take them prior to pregnancy. Prescription pre natals usually contain more Folic acid which is essential to prevent birth defects such as spina bifida. Please check with your physician to make sure your vitamins are appropriate. Congratulations and good luck. ...Read more
Some women do: There are many safe meds you can take, please call your OB and take what your OB recommends. ...Read more
Common: Mild irregular cramping is very common. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe and hydration with water often helps. Schedule a visit to make sure all is normal in early pregnancy. Late in pregnancy if they are consistent and not resolving on their own it is important to notify your physician to make sure they are not contractions or a sign of preterm labor. ...Read more
My girlfriend is in early stages of pregnancy. Earlier today she had very light bleeding almost watery and now she has bad pains and passed a clot.
May need evaluation: Passing clots is nothing but the accumulation of blood in the vagina. It is not prognostically worse than the bleeding itself. If the pain and bleeding continues, she should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
IMG_3284.JPG does this look like the early stages of pregnancy ultrasound a girl sent me this saying she is having my sons baby?
??????????????: On the public site we have no access to anything you upload. The sister site HT prime has some of those abilities. You can verify questioned paternity by having a NIPP done. This non-invasive test takes fetal cells found in mothers blood and can determine paternity as early as 8 weeks into pregnancy. ...Read more
Flutters in my stomache followed by a sharp pain, kind of feels like early stages of pregnancy I have had a tubal ligation and my cycle constant?
Is tylenol (acetaminophen) safe to take and will it help relieve the pains during my early stages of pregnancy?
In the early stages of pregnancy is it normal for your breasts to become tender and then become progressively less tender a couple days later?
Someone PLEASE tell me if any or all of the following (Vyvance, Lamictal, and Lexapro) r dangerous while in the early stages of pregnancy. I'm 4weeks.
Are heavy cramps and vomiting normal during the early stages of pregnancy (approx 5 weeks) or should we be concerned?
I'm only 2 days late on my period and babies are a wonderful gift from god, what are the early stages of pregnancy?
Yes or no, if in the early stages of pregnancy, (within first month) you were accidentally punched in the lower stomach, will the baby die? : (
Can you still have a menstral cycle during early stages of pregnancy? If not, how can tell if you are pregnant with - hpt but have pregnant syptoms?
You are not: No you can have a period when pregnant. If your home tests are negative then you are not pregnant. ...Read more
May not be true: I am not aware of studies suggesting that this premise is true. I am sure some feel cramps as cramping in the general population is very common. After many years of treating pregnant women anecdotally I would say I do not hear this particular complaint that often. ...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
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