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I'm very early in my pregnancy and cannot stop eating, is this normal? I am literally hungry day and night! I get up many time during sleep to eat!!

I'm very early in my pregnancy and cannot stop eating, is this normal? I am literally hungry day and night! I get up many time during sleep to eat!!

It is normal.: Congrats! It is normal to want to eat everything when your pregnant. Usually this comes in waves as there will be periods during your pregnancy when your appetite will be low. Be careful. Depending on your weight now, you don't want to gain more than about 30 pounds. It is okay to eat...just eat healthy foods. Fruits and veggies, not ice-cream and cake. LOL. Enjoy!! ...Read more

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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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Can you get hungry in the first two weeks of pregnancy?

Can you get hungry in the first two weeks of pregnancy?

Sure.: Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, increased sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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When do you start feeling hungry during pregnancy?

When do you start feeling hungry during pregnancy?

That is: An individual experience. Mostly focus on not vomiting and control of nausea. If your not gaining weight appropriately and ur mood can play a role if not sleeping but having a poor appetite is not uncommon in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can cramping be because you hungry during early pregnancy?

Can cramping be because you hungry during early pregnancy?

Yes among others: Cramping and stomach difficulties are almost universal complaints in early pregnancy. The uterus itself is being stretched which causes cramping. The hormonal changes cause digestive trouble from nausea, gas, constipation to heartburn. ...Read more

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My pre pregnancy weight is 63 kg and I am 5.2" tall I have gained only 4 kg in 23 weeks of pregnancy I don't feel like eating I just don't get hungry?

My pre pregnancy weight is 63 kg and I am 5.2" tall I have gained only 4 kg in 23 weeks of pregnancy I don't feel like eating I just don't get hungry?

You will: As your pregnancy progresses you will get hungry. you are suppose to gain only about 12 kg in pregnancy. You have already gained 4 kg. Just 8 kg in 17 weeks is possible. Just eat some high protein foods and nuts. Rest more. Do not stress. ...Read more

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Is there a preferred way to have a healthy diet during pregnancy I am always hungry i only 18 weeks?

Is there a preferred way to have a healthy diet during pregnancy I am always hungry i only 18 weeks?

Dietitian: Check w/your OB and a good dietitian. A slow progressive weight gain throughout your pregnancy is usually best, but eat healthy and try to avoid junk food, fast food, fatty food, even when you have cravings. ...Read more

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Lately I feel like I am always hungry,which worries me a little as I don't want to get fat.Pregnancy test was negative so it can't be that.What is it?

Lately I feel like I am always hungry,which worries me a little as I don't want to get fat.Pregnancy test was negative so it can't be that.What is it?

Hunger: Can be a high metabolism from hyperthyroid or loss of glucose in the urine from diabetes. Please see your primary care physician for exam and evaluation to rule these and other conditions out. ...Read more

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Can you get a period and have pregnancy symptoms? Im on nexplanon and i feel pregnant i feel very hungry and sleepy

Can you get a period and have pregnancy symptoms? Im on nexplanon and i feel pregnant i feel very hungry and sleepy

Side Effect: Nexplanon is a Progesterone only birth control method. Progesterone levels are normally elevated just prior to your menstrual period and also in pregnancy. So using a progesterone only method can make you feel pregnant, hungry and sleepy. If this is new for you, you might do a home pregnancy test to be sure. But most likely it is a side-effect of Nexplanon. Best wishes! ...Read more

Increased Appetite (Definition)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than ...Read more