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When does constipation in early pregnancy begin?

When does constipation in early pregnancy begin?

Anytime!: Given that there are plenty of people who get constipated without being pregnant, it can happen anytime, although the rate increases as pregnancy progresses due to the fetus taking up space in the belly. In one study, about 2/3 of pregnant women got constipated at some point. Drinking lots of water and eating a healthy high-fiber diet help a lot; if symptoms continue, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

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


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When does bloating in pregnancy start?

When does bloating in pregnancy start?

Bloating: There is no specific time that "bloating develops." not all women develop "bloating.". ...Read more

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Does defecation increase in early pregnancy?

Does defecation increase in early pregnancy?

Not usually: Pregnancy usually has the effect of slowing the bowels and may lead to constipation. However, nothing is 100% and it could be that pregnancy may affect you that way. ...Read more

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How early in pregnancy do you start peeing often?

How early in pregnancy do you start peeing often?

Possibly soon: Urinary frequency can occur early in pregnancy as a result of hormonal changes and later in pregnancy as the uterus gets large and the baby presses on the bladder. ...Read more

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When does HCG in pregnancy start to decrease?

When does HCG in pregnancy start to decrease?

HCG levels: HCG tends to drop at around the 12 week point. However, every individual is different, and the time of drop can be weeks earlier or later depending on the person. ...Read more

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When should cramps in early pregnancy stop?

When should cramps in early pregnancy stop?

See a Provider: Cramps during early pregnancy should resolve. If they don't, you may need an ultrasound to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus and that you do not have a pathological ovarian cyst. See a provider for help with this! ...Read more

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How early in pregnancy does morning sickness start?

First Trimester: Nausea & vomiting of pregnancy may begin very early in pregnancy, typically in the first trimester. It may be mild or severe. Discuss your symptoms with your OB and he/she will review many different lifestyle, dietary modifications and remedies that exist to help you deal with the myriad of symptoms you may experience. ...Read more

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When pregnant early in pregnancy does stomach growl?

It can due to ^ gas.: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Why do women cramp in early stages of pregnancy before they even miss they first period?

Why do women cramp in early stages of pregnancy before they even miss they first period?

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

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When will i feel the early pregnancy symptoms?

When will i feel the early pregnancy symptoms?

Hard to say: Some women don't have pregnancy symptoms, and some women have them really, really bad (by this, i mean nausea). It's definitely a spectrum, so if you're not having symptoms but have a positive pregnancy test, you may want to see a doctor to make sure that pregnancy is in uterus and progressing normal. Best of luck! ...Read more

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When does pre elampsia start in pregnancy?

When does pre elampsia start in pregnancy?

Af20WK/MostOften32WK: It can start after 20 weeks of gestation but most often it starts after 32 weeks of gestation ...Read more

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How early in pregnancy does your waistline start expanding?

How early in pregnancy does your waistline start expanding?

Depends: it isnusually more noticeable in women who have smaller waistlines to begin with but usually by early in the second trimester you will have some expansion ...Read more

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When do pregnancy symptoms start? Can they start as early as a few days after conception?

When do pregnancy symptoms start? Can they start as early as a few days after conception?

Preg symptoms: Usually a weeks after missed menses or later. Nevertheless some patients tell me that they have symptoms even prior to a missed period. ...Read more

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When does the symptoms of pregnancy start after conception?

When does the symptoms of pregnancy start after conception?

It varies: Many patients will start experiencing fatigue, nausea and sometimes vomiting soon after the first missed period. It varies with each patient. The symptoms usually lessen after 14 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does your stomach gurgle in early stages of a pregnancy?

Does your stomach gurgle in early stages of a pregnancy?

Gurgles regardless..: Stomach gurgling is not unique to pregnancy, although pregnancy-related hormones do alter GI transit and motility. Gurgling typically indicates the mixing and peristaltic functions of the gut. Very specific variations in sound are heard with partial or complete GI obstruction--not what you're describing here. Always best to get checked however if symptoms are of concern and/or are new for you. ...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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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more