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Pregnancies are divided into three trimesters. Ask questions about what to expect during each one here.
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 pregna…
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Yes. Spotting during the first trimester is very normal and sometimes spotting may go along with mild cramps. Many times the spotting is caused by your uterus growing and breaking small vessels for more room. However if you are having spotting which continues to bleeding and filling a maxi an hour f…
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It could be nothing or it could be gas or it could be something that needs to be looked at. Call your doctor and they will be able to answer your questions better.   I was Only 8 weeks pregnant with the same symptoms on my right side, the ultrasound showed a 10cm ovarian cyst, that's the si…
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Dizzyness in the second trimester is normal! Many women experience a drop in blood pressure as the body tries to adjust to an increase in blood volume.The typical pattern is lower than normal blood pressure in the second trimester followed by a slow rise in the third trimester which we hope doesn't …
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Yes, dizziness, cramps and headaches are all normal in pregnancy - most often caused by hormonal fluctuations.
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Jen, Waxing, plucking or shaving the unwanted hair is safe, but hair removal creams (depilatories)contain chemicals that haven't been extensively studied. Just to be on the safe side I would avoid it. The skin is the largest organ of the body so anything you put on your skin in dissolved into the bo…
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%DETAILS% Answer Absolutely - as long as they are prescribed to you by a doctor who knows that you are pregnant. It if far better to take the antibiotic and fight the infection, than to have the infection find your unborn child. You can also call a pharmacist at any grocery store and ask them…
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Did your doctor prescribe 500 mg. antibiotics with the knowlege that you were pregnant? If yes, then you are doing the right thing by taking them because you need to protect your baby from whatever infection you may have. If not, stop taking them and contact your doctor immediately. There are safe a…
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No, unless you are one of the 1% that still has periods for part or all of the pregnancy. But that is very, very rare. If you are still having periods, go with not pregnant. If you are not satisfied, call your doctor.
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Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Heavy bleeding is a sign of miscarriage, but you have to see a doctor to be sure and to be checked for your health, as well.
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The trimester system is widely known as the "quarter system" in higher education, while the bimester system is widely known as the "semester system". The semester system was the only one available until the early 20th century, when the University of Chicago pioneered the quarter system, which is see…
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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 st…
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Answer Lower back pain in the first trimester is often due to normal changes in pregnancy. However, lower back pain can also be a symptom of a urinary tract infection or a kidney infection. It can also be a sign of miscarriage if accompanied by bleeding or cramping. Contact your doctor if you hav…
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I hope that she has the Rh factor or was given an injection of this because if the baby has the Rh factor in its blood and your daughter doesn't then this could cause major complications. Talk to her doctors they will be more able to answer your questions. Hope everything works out. Good Luck and Go…
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You most certainly can feel your cervix while pregnant or otherwise. Seeing it, however, is an entirely different story, and is indicative of prolapse, among other things.
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Eating limes won't hurt you or the baby, they have lots of Vitamin C.The only thing you have to be wary of is the acid in them, rinse your mouth with plain water after eating them.
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Answer Absent any unusual medical history or other peculiarities such as a particularly stressful fear of flying, there are no flight-related problems with flying at anytime during pregnancy. Commercial airliners rarely have cabin altitudes higher than 7000-8000 feet, which would be no worse than…
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this happen to me twice--the doctor couldn't find why I'm bleeding from--i bled for two weeks straight with two different pregnancy--thanks god i had my two daughters and i have a regular birth to them too--as long you still hear a heart beat --you will be ok and i was 8 weeks with both--to be hones…
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Yes, your baby is stronger every day and their kicks can definitely hurt.
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Ultrasound answer Well I had an ultrasound at 13 weeks and it was not very accurate. and it will not be able to tell the sex of your baby. Oh by the way, depending on what kind of insurance you have and what hospital you are at you may not get another ultrasound. 2nd answer An ultrasound at 7…
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Answer Absolutely not. see your doctor immediately I disagree with the previous answer. While it is a good idea to check with your health care provider if you spot during the 2nd trimester, it does not necessarily indicate a serious problem. Sometimes spotting in the 2nd trimester is caused by a…
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Loss of appetite can be a sign of anything but usually a pregnant woman will experience cravings of hunger more-so than lack of it.
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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 g…
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there is 3 trimesters. the first is the first 3 months the next is the next 3 months and the last one is the last 3 months.
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Practice contractions. The tightening of your stomach muscles and uterus preparing you for active labor
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No because there is still chances that the baby will be aborted if not properly implanted or having no strong hold.have yourself check asap.Bedrest is advised.
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The causes could be many, although it is not very common during that late part of the gestation period. Some obstetricians will advise certain patients to avoid sex during the last few weeks of the pregnancy because some think that the hormones released in sexual activity can stimulate early labor. …
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it's easy.first give one of them and hold that breast and if you want , kiss that so lovely then like a baby suck that nipple and enjoy ;-)
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It takes nine months for a baby to develop in your womb. It is normally described as 40 weeks because doctors can never exactly predict when you concived, so they say 40 weeks even though a baby only takes 36 weeks to develop.
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It is just your body adjusting to the needs of the growing baby. It is absolutely normal and sometimes quite overwhelming.Be careful what you are doing as you may find the tiredness coming over you when driving for example, I did.Once your body has adjusted you will start to feel more normal again, …
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Why would you wanna have an miscarriage I just went through that a month ago that is a very painful process.
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Answer THERE IS DEFINATE RESEARCH AND DATA that shows that drinking during pregnancy puts at risk of having a baby born with F.A.S. (fetal alcohol syndrome). Medium to heavy drinking during a pregnancy can cause damage to a growing fetus; physical deformities: smaller heads, smaller eyes that se…
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A trimester is roughly 12 weeks long. You can see the trimesters below:First trimester 0-12 weeks: 12 weeksSecond trimester 13-27 weeks: 14 weeksThird trimester 28-40 weeks: 12 weeksThe third trimester can last over 12 weeks though, because many women go overdue. The third trimester can last an extr…
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It is normal to be a little weak but that is what prenatal care is all about. Every woman is different and your doctor needs to make sure you are getting the right nutrients to keep you going and ensure the baby is getting what he or she needs as well.
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In the first trimester, it will be all organeogenesis or fetal development. A period crucial for brain development. Hyperemesis is common.
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I have been doing a lot of research on the early ultrasounds. I have a 4 1/2 year old, she was born a day before her given due date. I had an early scan with her. I am now 25 weeks pregnant. I had an 8 week scan and from my research i have gathered that the early ultrasounds are very accurate. there…
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Answer Yes it can be normal, i had it quite badly. It was the ligaments and your uterus stretching to accomodate the growing baby!If it really bothers you, check with your Dr. ---- I myself usually get cramping at night. Sometimes they feel like period cramps. When I wake up in the morning I fe…
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No, you might be suffering from pulmonary edema.
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The first, second and third trimester.
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depends on the colour. im no expert so u should go get it checked out by ur gp or local clinic
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Tri = 3.A pregnancy is 9 months, there are three trimesters. Meaning there are three periods of time lasting three months. A trimester is 3 months.
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It is not normal but again it isn't rear, it is known as spotting, it usually occurs between four to six weeks of your pregnancy and it shouldn't last long. If it occurs more than a month, you need to see you gynaecologist.
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It usually clears up after the first trimester but its definitely not unheard of in the third
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Go to a clinic and get an abortion it's not really worth the health risks to do it your self.
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no if you have weight gain thenit is a sign of pregnacy
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No, spotting after straining on the toilet is not normal in the first trimester. Any spotting or bleeding during pregnancy is not considered to be normal. While it could be implantation bleeding, it would be wise to get examined by your doctor or obstetrician.
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Lawrence University Carleton College Rochester Institute of Technology Stanford University Dartmouth College Northwestern University college of the Atlantic Colorado college has a block plan system, one class for 3.5 weeks this was very helpful... http://www.planetbauer.com/colleges.htm Jo…
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I believe it's 13.
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No it is not normal, It is usually an indication of something wrong with the baby. But it can also work itself out..Good luck!!
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no you must go to doctor
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Yes, ibuprofen is dangerous for women who are going to have a baby. Only Paracetamol can be used by these women
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Usually a pregnancy test will pick up the pregnancy hormone by the first or second day of your missed period if you are pregnant, but many tests suggest that you wait a week after you miss your period.
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No it's usually not until around 16 weeks, same as with one baby.
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I did for about 4 days and it lead to a miscarriage. Go see your dr when it first starts.
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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 c…
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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.
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23 weeks until birth thats actually when you begin your sixth month of pregnancy and is considered the beginning of the third trimester
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As soon as you have your period.
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The baby will likely be fine but your skin might be more sensitive and burn more easily
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26.5 (40 divided by 3 times 2)
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The heart begins to beat at the end of 3 weeks. Our 'reptilian brain' develops within the first two months, but our conscious thought does not develop until six months into the pregnancy.
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Yes, a woman that is carrying a baby should act and do normal activities. If there are health issues, I would consult your obstetrician. Being pregnant should not stop you from enjoying any activities. I went rock climbing when I was in my fist trimester. You are pregnant not dead, before grocery st…
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yes. thr baby is getting bigger and is on your bladder.but frequent urinantion could be a uti or sign of soon to come labor.
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Your symptoms of pregnancy will usually appear anywhere from the first week of your expected period to 1-2 weeks after your first week of expected period. Your first signs of pregnancy most commonly include missed period, tender/swollen breasts, change in color of the breasts, fatigue, nausea/vomiti…
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You can safely eat any fruit. In moderations as always and remember that it's sugar in fruit too.
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it can die
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Drinking something containing only 4% pineapple juice should not cause you any harm. It is only contemplated if pineapple or pineapple juice can cause any effects. The effects that are being debated are not severe though. Pineapple/pineapple juice is something that can easily be avoided for 9 months…
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You are pregnant for approximately 280 days. That is if you go the full 40 weeks (9 months) and if you count from your last period. Most women don't have there baby on their due date (in fact most first-time moms deliver at 41 weeks if not induced)Obviously you aren't pregnant for the first 14 days …
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I knew someone who really thought she was preggo, all the tests were negative the dr told her she wasnt 3 months later it finally showed positive and she was about 3 months pregnant! Good luck.
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A half glass of wine or beer is perfectly fine with your dinner. Not every day, of course.
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There are three trimesters.The first trimester is the first stage of pregnancy from conception to 12 weeksThe second trimester is the 13th week to the 28th weekThe third trimester is from the 28th week to the birth of the baby.
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You might be suffering pre-eclampsia which you have a high blood pressure and dizziness.
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Not usually, this could be a sign of a low lying placenta or even placenta tears and should be investigated to insure the pregnancy is not endangered. A low lying placenta in the second trimester is not uncommon or a sure sign of needing a C/Section as the womb grows in the last trimester, the place…
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First it's a Zygote, a fertilized egg, and then a blastocyst. Medically it's not a child until it's born. But if we start with embryo you can read all about it in the link below.
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Not a lot. Some people gain a couple of pounds, some people gain none and others lost weight due to morning sickness
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It's not very advisable. I would stay clear of it
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This is very normal. It is because the baby is so heavy now and there is a lot of amniotic fluid and it's all resting on your pelvis, which causes lots of pressure
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according to statistics, about 13 weeks.
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Yes, providing it is not heavy or very painful The doctor told me I'm more than 6 weeks pregnant which I find it hard to believe because I did a home pregnancy test a couple of weeks after my last period and it showed negative. So judging by my own instinct and the home pregnancy tests I had been …
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If you can remember the date of your last period they should be able to work out your due date and from that they can work out when you conceived. However, if you can't remember the date of your last period, ultrasounds and measuring the size of your bump can be used to work out how far along you ar…
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This could be Braxton Hicks contractions. However, if they are accompanied by blood or get very painful, you must go to the hospital ASAP
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Pregnant women should take care when exercising in all trimesters, to be honest, because all of them come with different risks: First trimester is where the baby is smallest and therefore most vulnerable. There is more risk of miscarriage in this trimester, so women should take care not to do anyth…
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No. It can still harm your baby. It is best to steer clear of smoking and smoky environments at all during pregnancy, and also once you have your baby
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There is a lot of pressure on the lower part of your body (waist down) by the third trimester because the baby is quite heavy now (and then there's all the amniotic fluid too). It is very normal to get this kind of swelling
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There is evidence to suggest that colouring your hair at any stage in the pregnancy is bad because the chemicals from the dye make their way into your blood stream and then into the baby's blood stream through the umbilical cord
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What do you mean by 'work'? When you are pregnant, you can't get pregnant again at the same time, therefore there is no need for birth control
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Yes. It is caused by the hormones
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Depending on your health and any additional complications up to 15-20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage during the first trimester up into the early part of the second trimester. Once you have reached the half way point of your gestation (midway through the second trimester) the percentage normally…
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Generally, it is caused by implantation bleeding, where the fertilised egg implants into the lining of the uterus
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All UCs go by the quarter system. three divisions of the year, so i guess the trimester system.
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