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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

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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What body parts typically hurt when a woman is pregnant?

What body parts typically hurt when a woman is pregnant?

Multiple: vagina hurts, lower abdomen may hurt, as the pregnancy grows further, the change in position/weight can cause you to have back pain esp lower back. Legs hurt with edema at times. Those are some of the common pain complaints during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are safe ways to lose extra body fat while pregnant?

What are safe ways to lose extra body fat while pregnant?

Not time to diet: Pregnancy is not time to diet but eat balanced meals and exercise wisely do not exercie intensely more than you did before pregnancy do not eat excessive or " for 2". ...Read more

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I'm pregnant women are there any problems if I do body massage?

I'm pregnant women are there any problems if I do body massage?

Check w/your doc: first, but there are specific techniques and even tables massage therapists use when working w/pregnant women. Make sure your massage therapist is well trained, licensed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What do i need to do to make sure my body is ready to ge pregnant?

What do i need to do to make sure my body is ready to ge pregnant?

Healthy living: The best way to be healthy leading up to pregnancy is to work on your general health just like you would at any other time; healthy diet, regular cardiovascular exercise, avoiding drugs or tobacco. Add to that a prenatal vitamin that contains iron and folic acid and avoid drinking alcohol and you should be fit to be a mommy. These are general tips; your own medical history may point to others. ...Read more

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Can I take the 7 day complete body cleanse while 8 months pregnant?

Can I take the 7 day complete body cleanse while 8 months pregnant?

Pregnant: Female should avoid any medication, herbs, supplements, treatments that are not absolutely neccessary or not tested to be safe in pregnancy. Hence No ...Read more

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How quickly do you start to see physical changes to your body if you are pregnant?

After 4-5 months: By 6 months, pregnancy will show as an enlarging abdomen. So it is not difficult to see the physical changes after this time. ...Read more

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What to do if I didn't know I was pregnant and did harmful things to my body. help!?

What to do if I didn't know I was pregnant and did harmful things to my body. help!?

Stuck: Unfortunately, it takes most women at least two weeks before the know they have been pregnant for the last two weeks. The most prominent concerns are alcohol consumption, nicotine, and recreational drugs that may have been consumed during that time period. This is why health professionals urge women of childbearing age to use effective contraception to make sure they don't get into this situation. ...Read more