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Doctor insights on: What Happens To My Body At 8months Pregnant

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Can you please tell me first things to change/happen to your body after becoming pregnant?

Can you please tell me first things to change/happen to your body after becoming pregnant?

Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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What are all the changes that happen to your body during pregnancy?

What are all the changes that happen to your  body during pregnancy?

Pregnancy physiology: Nasal stuffiness, nausea, headaches, euphoria, constipation, peculiar taste/cravings, increase in blood volume, enlargement of the uterus and elevation of the diaphragm, depressed immunity, lax joints and propensity for falls, perturbed memory (momnesia), snoring, poor sleeping, fatigue, emotional lability, gastroesophageal reflux/acidity, frequent urination, watery mucous vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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If a woman is pregnant w quadruplets and looses one baby. What happens to that baby? Is the baby absorbed into body?

If a woman is pregnant w quadruplets and looses one baby. What happens to that baby? Is the baby absorbed into body?

Yes.: As the attached image demonstrates any fetal demise with ongoing pregnancy will result in mummification of the lost fetus (papyraceous) that can sometimes be seen as part of the placenta/afterbirth. A fetal demise in more advanced gestational age may not always lead to complete reabsorption but rather an incomplete autolysis and dehydration of the retained embryo. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use a body fat scale?

Can pregnant women use a body fat scale?

Body fat: Yes, body fat scales use either a programmed bmi from weight and height ( which would not be as accureate during preg) or a impedance method for % body fat which would be accurate. ...Read more

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Will my body tempature change if pregnant?

Will my body tempature change if pregnant?

Temp change Preg: Yes. Your body temperature can rise or slightly fluctuate during pregnancy by 1-2 degrees. This is not uncommon. ...Read more

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Whats going on in my body at 7weeks pregnant?

Whats going on in my body at 7weeks pregnant?

Health Tap: I am sorry to report but we cannot write you a chapter of a pre-natal guide book. This app is for specific questions that can be answered in four hundred characters. I always advise, as I am sure your OB has advised, that all pregnant females and their partners get a guide book to pregnancy so you can read along about the changes your body is undergoing and you can know what is normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you pregnant and your body cold?

What does it mean if you pregnant and your body cold?

Options: Possibly anemic or thyroid issues. But most likely nothing. Check with your obgyn for a check good luck. ...Read more

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When your pregnant, does it make your whole body itch?

When your pregnant, does it make your whole body itch?

Grave condition: When the whole body itches while pregnant this can be due to a serious condition and needs to be checked out by an obstetrician. ...Read more