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Pregnancies are divided into three trimesters. Ask questions about what to expect during each one here.
  you can gets loads in pregnancy even at the beginning that is a sign.
Nausea usually last for three months, this is because of the hormone progesterone.
  == Answer ==   Spotting in gernal is very common in early pregnany. As the new baby pushes itself into the blood lining of the uterus, the extra blood sometimes comes out in spotting or a very light period
It's not a baby until week 38. Week 1-10 it's a embryo and week11-38 a fetus. Not sure what you mean with located since it's in your uterus. Your uterus is not big and the fetus is even smaller.
No it's usually not until around 16 weeks, same as with one baby.
The baby will grow to its full term, it will go in lightening, effacement and then prepare for delivery.
Babies start putting on some weight, starting at about 2.25 poundsand moving closer to the average birth weight of around 7 pounds.They now have eyelashes and can blink their eyes. They startgetting fingernails, toenails, and hair, and their brains addbillions of neurons.
Just take a big, deep breath in.
No you should not have a mammogram during pregnancy at all. If the doctors think there is a reason to examine your breast tissue there are other tests, like an ultrasound that can be done. (Besides double ouch!!) If you had a mammogram before you were aware of the pregnancy, discuss the possible...
  5 weeks is the earliest most women get theirs (3 weeks after conception). They will have to do a vaginal ultrasound to be able to see anything and it won't look like a baby yet.
  == Answer ==   Ultrasounds are fairly accurate - a fetus at 12 weeks is very small. A 22 week fetus is fairly large. They measure how big bones are, and the distance around the head. There is no mistaking a 12 weeker for a 22 weeker.
    I think it's different for every woman, but I'm pregnant and I throw up at LEAST once a day. It's not that bad anymore though. I actually look forward to it because it makes the nausea do away.
All women are different and the amount also changes with the cycle. But as long as it doesn't smell bad and is chunky or you have pain, it's normal. Sometimes you need extra thin pads in your undies so it wont stain. That is normal too. There is no measured amount. The vaginal walls always secrete...
  == Answer ==   Not necessarily but there could be a chance.
Yes, however X rays are often involved and it is best to only have emergency X-rays during pregnancy
The second trimester is when movement can be felt by the mother, however movement begins in the first trimester but is small and light enough for the mother not to be able to feel it
    Cervical measurements vary greatly, but a normal second trimester cervix is usually between 3 and 4 cm long (30-40 mm) If your cervix is less than 25 mm in length at 18-22 weeks, you are at higher risk for pre-term labor, pre-term delivery and incompetent cervix. Usually your doctor will...
  You can but you should see a doctor for any bleeding during pregnancy for them to determine if it is normal or not.
Slippery elm is known to cause contractions and could perhaps  induce labor. Taking herbs while pregnant, especially if not under  the direction of a professional who knows all of the benefits and  risks, could be very dangerous, though.
let me tell you..it HURTS! you get fat and eat alot buuut you forget it when its all over cuz you look into your babies eyes and love that baby like never before(:
  == Answer ==   three months
Yes, in fact, it is common in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters also, until the baby gets so big that it is completely squashing your colon, making it very hard to have a bowel movement or pass gas...good times. However, by this point the heartburn is so bad that you can hardly complete a sentence without...
No. Pregnant women should not drink any type of alcohol.
  == indegestion during pregnancy ==   nothing it is normal take some tums
I know its not safe if you want to know specifics on why ask your doctor.
when said will you know babies are still born and gone is not correct. Stillborn is when you have carried a baby and the baby has died, and you still have to give birth. STILLBORN, STILLBIRTH. to say babies are still born and gone, you only use tem Stillbirth when you have carried baby and have to...
Females start to ovulate at puberty the same time they start menstruating.x
  If you know for sure that you are pregnant, it is probably not going to be your period, although some women have experienced a "first" period then learns a couple of weeks later that they really are pregnant. It is possible that it could be implantation bleeding caused by the fertilized egg to...
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  == Answer ==   Yes but you may have a little bump at the bottom, it depends how slim and/or how good you muscles are.
  This could be a mixture of semen and blood, if you recently had sex without a condom. answer could be Implantation bleeding which you get 11 days or more after period or something
Yes, each woman and pregnancy is unique. It is possible to leak colostrum during the first trimester. That is how I knew I was pregnant with my third child.
  == Answer ==   Yes its absolutely normal to feel period like systems in the first trimester. Don't panic, relax...its your uterus stretching.
the world is square and if your washing your clothes at this moment then you are a time waster. also the time is 6.44am and you should not be pregnant at your age. fish face.
eyes develop and lips develop
I did for about 4 days and it lead to a miscarriage. Go see your dr when it first starts.
The sternum develops somewhere between week 6 and 8, so well within the first trimester.
  == Answer ==   Often a new workout regimen will disrupt it for a short period. This is because your altering the chemical make-up.
  == Answer ==   The question is "how". I've gotten lumps in the back of my throat before and the doctors called it "cobblestoneing" it comes from irritation and some people are just more prone than others.
Spotting is more common than one would believe and usually it is nothing, but because you are worried and it's the healthy of your unborn babe please see your doctor and get a check-up. It will put your mind at rest.Good luck Marcy I guess it is different for every one. I am 12 weeks pregnant and...
6 ng/ml during early pregnancy to 210 ng/ml near term for an uncomplicated pregnancy
Try these points on yourself, and if a contraction begins, stop the pressure. When the contraction stops, apply pressure again. Of course, avoid all of these reflexology points until you are past your due date - at least your 41st week. You certainly don't want to rush the baby before its time...
Answer . Yes. It is possible, but the chances of being pregnant have more to do with your last menstrual period. If it happened about two weeks before you had sex then there is a higher possibility that you could be pregnant. The pill you took afterwards most likely did nothing to decrease your...
  == Answer ==   You can have symtoms since the day you miss your period i found out i was prego when i was 7 weeks but i had symptoms for about 3 weeks be four that
  You should see a doctor for any sort of discharge during pregnacy. It could be an infection which they would need to treat.
Ceremony enacted in the same way time after time ste of actions done in a specific way.
  It depends on what that pregnancy test uses to indicate pregnancy. Read the directions carefully to see what they use to indicate a positive or negative pregnancy test.
Cramping during pregnancy, unfortunately, can mean multiple things; some are okay and some are not so good. It can be gas, constipation, your uterus growing; signs of an ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, and the list can go on and on. If the cramping continues and it concerns you too much you should...
Isabgol is fine to take during the first trimester of your  pregnancy. The supplement will help to prevent straining of your  bowel movements.
The cells that are madly dividing in the days after conception will eventually split off to form the placenta, umbilical cord and the baby. By 25 days there is a tiny heart starting to beat, a rudimentary circulatory system and a neural tube that will develop into the CNS, including the brain and...
  Most miscarriages (90%) occur during the first trimester, in the first 6 weeks even, so the further you are past that the better chance you have of carrying your baby to term.
Do you mean when do you first start showing that your pregnant?  Because your stomach does not get hard until you can visibly see  that you are carrying a baby which is usually around 4 months.
Most statistics say that up to 12 weeks, the chance of having a miscarriage is up to 20%, or higher in people who have had miscarriages in the past or are at a high risk of having a miscarriage. Lifestyle factors such as smoking, drinking, or using recreational drugs can also increase the chance of...
  == utrasound accuracy ==   I think all ultrasounds these days are pretty accurate. If you have doubt you could always go to another clinic for a second opioion. Good luck
It is different for everybody, some people have backk pain and others don't. Usually back pain starts later in the pregnancy, but like I said, everyone is different.
Heavy bleeding and mentrual like cramping are signs of a miscarriage. one or both of these symptoms may be present.I just got comfrimation today that i was having a miscarriage, i found out last week i was pregnant on Sunday that i was 4 weeks. This Sunday i was 5 weeks pregnant. I woke up Monday...
The fetus increases in size during the third trimester.
I just came back home from the hospital. I went in for vaginal spotting. Doctor confirmed my pregnancy (6/7 Ala along) and said that spotting during early pregnancy is fairly common as long as its not accompanied by chills, fever, heavy bleeding with or without blood clots. I tested positive for a...
If you are talking about the baby moving, most women don't feel anything until at least 16-20 weeks, which 4 or 5 months. Some women who have had children before, or women who are very slim may feel movement slightly earlier than others.
  == Answer ==   Because it is full of uterus and baby.
Taking laxatives is not recommended at any point during pregnancy.
  See a dentist right away. You need to get rid of the infection and the pain. Both can lead to premature labor and complicate the delivery. Even if the dentist does not treat the problem definitively, he/she can knock down the infection and get you out of pain until the baby is born. After the...
I have altered this question, I hope correctly. You shouldn't be bleeding but you certainly may be constipated which may make your bottom hurt. alternatively if it stings when you pee you may have a urine infection.   See your healthcare provider who can help with any/all these problems.
No, if you have sex when pregnant the uterus is closed by the mucus plug and nothing can get in to the fetus. Once a embryo is made it can not be changed by another sperm and egg.
Unless you are already in the second trimester, it is highly unlikely that your excessive weight gain is being caused by pregnancy. Suring the first trimester, there is minimal weight gain, however, during the second trimester is when most pregnancy weight will be gained.
If you're talking about "showing", many people don't even start to show until 4 or 5 months. You will not being showing at all at 2 months, because your uterus has not even grown above your pubic bone yet, and that happens at 12 weeks, or 3 months. But like I said many people don't show until 4 or 5...
There are many pregnancy symptoms that could affect you. Some women never get a single symptom, while other get every symptom known to man. Some of the most common early pregnancy symptoms are headache, morning sickness, bloating, breast tenderness, and of course, a missed period, since you're...
Yes because of the hormonal changes and increase blood circulation.
Suring the first month of pregnancy not very many physical changes are happening, but major organ systems are beginning the early stages of development, along with the brain and nervous system. Even with all of this happening, it is only about the size of a poppyseed or a grain of rice.
You should always talk to both your OBGYN and your dentist before undergoing precedures such as getting teeth pulled.
Second Trimester Fetal MovementSome woman feel their baby move in the first trimester. It is usually a fluttering feeling in their stomach. You will not feel the baby move everyday. It depends on how active you are and how comfortable the baby is. Here is a tip if you are concerned. During my...
  == Answer ==     For some people it is normal signs of body changes due to pregnancy but it is a VERY good idea to consult your doctor because it could also indicate a miscarriage
I don't know how normal it is to lose weight early in pregnancy, but it certainly is not unusual or uncommon. I lost several pounds during my first pregnancy. And I ended up having a very healthy 10 pound baby boy who is now a healthy and energetic 5'7" 12-year-old. He's a gifted student with above...
It all depends on the person. The most common reason for first trimester abdominal pains is the stretching of the uterus. Your baby is starting to grow larger than the space in your uterus allows, causing the stretching, and therefore, the pain.
Yes, everyone is different. Some people never experience any pregnancy symptoms, while others have every sypmtom known to man. Not being tired is completely normal.
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Drinking any amount of alcohol during pregnancy can effect the health of the developing fetus in more ways than one. It can cause serious birth defects, mental problems, miscarriage, and FAS (fetal alcohool syndrome).
Yes, sucking in your stomach is perfectly fine and will cause no harm.
Yes, it is possible, but it is not recommended and it is not healthy to gain that much weight during the first trimester. Most of your pregnancy weight gain should happen during the second trimester.
You should never drink any amount of alcohol during pregnancy. There is research showing that very small amounts can have an effect on a fetus and cause birth defects. Drinking any amount of alcohol can cause FAS (fetal alcohol syndrome).
%DETAILS%    == Answer ==   As the ultrasound scan showed everything was normal I wouldn't worry too much. However, I would ask a medically qualified person to clear your mind before you start using the oil again. 
  == Answer ==   It depends on the type of breech. A fully breech baby is usually taken by cesearean section due to the risk of excessive bleeding of the mother and meconium aspiration of the infant. If the baby is across the abdomen, side lying, the doctor or midwife may try manipulation...
Answer . Pregnancy should be painless during the first trimester, see an OB doctor to assess for ectopic. Do this soon. Joymaker RN
Yes, most light exercising and stretching is okay during all stages of pregnancy, unless you are told otherwise by your doctor.
These kind of cramps are probably caused from your uterus pressing on a nerve that is sitting very close to your uterus. Your uterus has probably grown large enough for the nerve to be pressed on.