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It is normal to have trouble eating, but you need to do your best, because it is not good for you or the baby if you don´t eat. If you do not eat enough calories and nutrients for the both of you, the baby will rob your body of all of it´s stored nutrients, damaging your health.
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Has anyones hunger fluctuated in the second trimester almost third trimester of pregnancy Is it normal?
I was wondering the same thing!!! My hunger has been normal (like before I became pregnant) until last week but mainly over the passed couple days. I am now 24 weeks so …I would also almost be in my third trimester :) and my hunger has increased dramatically!! I would assume it is normal considering the growth spurt that the babies go through now. My baby was just over a pound last week and will be 2 pounds by the end of this week so I would think our hunger needs to increase but really am not sure medically if this is normal :)
Yes, it's very normal. It's because of the hormones - they affect your whole body and can cause constipation
Yes, some people do. Some of the 'bump' in the first trimester is just from bloating, however
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 taken subsequently after my last cycle, I think I'm just about getting into my 4th week. I still feel uncomfortable with male doctors but since female doctors in my hospital have not been available, so it leaves me no choice. Should I/ Can I really believe what my male doctor tells me? Yesterday I went to the ER right after I got off the plane from a trip because I have been spotting for the past two days. At first, it was just dark brown spotting accompanied with mild cramps and bloating sensation just like a period. After an ultrasound and a pelvic exam yesterday, the nurse told me I didn't need to go to the ER again unless I experience severe cramps, bleeding and/or blood clots. The doctor said everything was fine; the embryo was where it's supposed to be and my cervix was closed but I'm not "out of the woods yet". Today, the color of my spotting/bleeding has become more liquid-like and bright red with occasional small blood clots and prickling sensations. I called the ER and was told that I could go back to the ER whenever I feel the symptoms have gotten worse, but all they will do is perform the same procedures again - ultrasound and a pelvic exam. What should I do at this point? I'm very worried that the insertion of the speculum and/or the continuity of spotting and bleeding is going to cause any deformity of the baby. I also recommend going to see your OB. No bleeding during pregnancy is "normal", though it is common. Even spotting should be looked at. DO NOT think that just because you are spotting, everything is automatically okay. During my first pregnancy, I had very little spotting in my 9th week. The spotting lasted 8 days before I finally thought to go to the ER...everyone kept telling me, "oh, it's normal." NEVER!! I ended up having a missed miscarriage and the next day my body aborted the embryo. Now, in my 2nd pregnancy, I'm having more spotting and I'm not taking any chances. I'm not trying to scare you, but rather, make you aware that although it's common for many women, it's not normal during pregnancy and it always merits a doctor's opinion and checkup. I recommend going to the doctor immediately, even if you have to make $5 monthly payments on the visit, I had it happen after 4 weeks for a day, and then at 11 weeks, i had another spot which turned into a miscarriage. that is the most emotionally and physically painful thing i have ever gone through. GO TO A DOCTOR if you care about this child. It is completely normal. I have been having light brown spotting for the past week and a half. I a had a ultrasound today and everything was fine!! I was sent this link from someone on another site. First of all, regarding the first post above, the one that states "Go to a Doctor if you care about this child" First of all, that is a horrible thing to say, of course we all care about our unborn children. Also, I must let you know that if you are having a miscarriage there is NOTHING you can do to prevent one and nothing you can do to stop one. Most m/c's happen due to the fetus having chromosone issues and no doctor can fix that. While spotting in pregnancy is common, it shouldn't be considered normal. Most doctors don't want you to come in unless the spotting turns bright red and is accompanied with cramps as well. God Bless you all and good luck! 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 for 3 hours along with heavy cramping there is a great chance you are having a miscarriage. When you are in this situation Dr's advise on an immediate call and will have you come in, eventhough there is nothing they can do to stop the miscarriage, before or during, if there is a problem with you...i.e bleeding wont stop or anything more problematic happens they can help you. i am 7 wks pregnant and am having light spotting. while seaching for some answers i found this reliable information off of www.providence.org. answers were given from a director of obstetrics and gyneocology. compared to some other websites that gave some scary advice, i felt a little relieved after i read the following info. in the first 3 months of pregnancy spotting is quite common. it can be attributed to early development in the uterus; your body is producing more blood to carry nutrients to the fetus. a little bleeding is not uncommon. unless there is a lot of bleeding, like a normal period, along with severe cramps, there is no cause for concern. spotting could be considered normal or dangerous sign of miscarriage, depending on the individual. I had two miscarriages within one year and they both started with "light spotting". I would contact your health care provider immediately. http://www.umm.edu/pregnancy/stayhealthy/articles/vagbleeding.HTML I thought this website's answers were good. The key is to distinguish between spotting (a little blood, don't need a pad/liner) and bleeding (more blood, bright red or needs a pad) spotting is probably just "hormonal changes." and bleeding is something you need to see your MD about. might be a miscarriage. Answer Spotting during the first 3 months of pregnancy does occur but spotting red blood is not normal hun. Everytime you experience spotting you will need to contact your doctor for a examination and to make sure the pregnancy is safe. First off, try not to freak out regardless because stress will only make things worse. Second, every woman and every pregnancy is different, even doctors disagree on how much blood should be present before you go in for a checkup. I've had 3 healthy babies and 2 miscarriages and being an army wife I've had several OBGYN's so I can tell you there is no black or white on this subject, period. If you are worried, CALL YOUR DOCTOR and they will tell you their medical opinion. Sometimes women bleed in pregnancy for reasons that have nothing whatsoever to do with the health of the baby (such as spotting after intercourse) and go on to have normal deliveries. Sometimes there are no warning signs at all and the baby doesn't make it. The ONLY ONLY ONLY way to know for sure whether your baby is healthy or not is to do bloodwork and a sonogram, and the only person that can answer all these questions is a medical doctor or a midwife that knows your history and your pregnancy.
Yes, in the early stages
A little bit of spotting is normal, however if it is very heavy or very painful then you should go to hospital ASAP
Your appetite during pregnancy is entirely personalized, therefore... anything is normal, however it is not a good idea to not eat much. Likewise it is not a good idea t…o eat too much.
You can, but its probably not very healthy, so as long as you compensate with healthy foods, and regularly exercise lightly, you should be okay.
Well, at that time it gets a bit difficult to separate between miscarriage and premature delivery, but sure.
Pregnancy actually begins two weeks before you conceive (when the egg fertilizes the sperm). You generally find out you are pregnant two weeks after you conceive, by this time… you would be four weeks pregnant techinally alhthoug a lot of people may consider themselves to be only two weeks pregnant. The first trimester begins at the techinal week 1, before you are actually "pregnant" and have conceived. Weeks 1-12 are the weeks of your first trimester.
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No, it is not normal to lose any weight at all during pregnancy, especially more than 20 pounds. You should talk to your doctor about this as soon as you can.
Do not drink or take drugs, don't eat liver, raw egg or anything that contains raw egg, such as mayo don't smell or eat things that you dont like as it WILL make you feel sick… or be sick