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Your baby develops the fastest during the first trimester - especially the first few weeks. Smoking and drinking during the first few weeks of pregnancy can effect the baby.
Smoking while pregnant increases the mother's risk of having a miscarriage. It also decreases the mother's folic acid which increases the risk for neural tube defects. Smoking during pregnancy can lead to a baby that is small for his gestational age.
Drinking during pregnancy is also linked to an increase risk of having a miscarriage. Additionally, alcohol is associated with fetal alcohol syndrome and the baby could suffer possible fetal abnormalities.
It's safest for the mother and her baby if the mother develops a healthy lifestyle before she becomes pregnant. If you are already pregnant, take the necessary steps to improve your health as soon as possible so your baby doesn't suffer any consequences.
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Could you be pregnant if you had a period two weeks early and when it was time for your scheduled period you bled for 1 day and then stopped but a pregnancy test was negative?

Answer . The period could have been early just because our bodies are sometimes irregular and the spotting could just be something to do with your cycle. But if you're still uncertain, see your doctor.. Answer . Hi,\n. \nYes you could be pregnant. You need to do a pregnancy test. Whatever t ( Full Answer )

Why is your period two weeks early?

Answer . \nyou could be stressed, pregnant, or you could have started early because someone you've been around a lot lately started 2 weeks earlier than you and that caused you to start around the same time.

What are the chances of pregnancy if you have been having symptoms for two weeks and you started your period three days early which is abnormal and it is mostly blood clots?

\n. \n Hi,\n. \n Because your period was abnormal there is a chance of pregnancy. Clots during a period is usually indicative of a miscarriage but you may of had a abnormal period for no reason as this does sometimes happen. \n. \n Best thing to do is see your doctor for a blood test. If you see ( Full Answer )

Should a woman drink alcohol if she believes she is in week two of a pregnancy?

Answer . \nHello!!!! If a woman thinks she is pregnant, then NO she should not be drinking alcohol!! It really doesn't matter what week of pregnancy she "thinks" she is in. No amount of alcohol has been proven to be safe during pregnancy. Bottom line is this...If you think you might be pregnant, ( Full Answer )

How harmful is drinking alcohol a week into pregnancy?

\n. \nUsually nothing to worry about, but once you find out stop.\n. \nIf you mean The week after your period, you are not yet pregnant so no problem, and even if you mean the week after ovulation the embryo hasn't yet implanted so still no problem.\n. \nHowever if you are planning a pregnancy it ( Full Answer )

Drinking early stage of pregnancy?

Bad Idea!!! . \nBad Idea!!! Its very Important to take care of yourself during a pregnancy and drinking is something you do when your being selfish so pls don't!

What are the signs of pregnancy in two weeks?

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 . n ( Full Answer )

Drinking the first week of pregnancy?

If you are thinking about drinking, then just DON'T but if you have already drank, you and your baby should be fine. I have heard stories of people being 6 and 7 weeks pregnant and having a blast on their 21st birthday before they realized they were pregnant and their babies are fine. Usually a smal ( Full Answer )

Does drinking and smoking affect your period?

I don't know, but I recently read somewhere that Raspberry Tea does wonders for a woman on her period. I bought online some for my daughter who is pregnant at www.bulkherbstore.com , and it tastes very pleasant. You can read about it there if you are interested.

Is smoking bad in early pregnancy?

It isn't good for mothers or babies. Smoking can cause complications such as premature birth, low birth weight and miscarriage. It also causes asthma. Over 1,000 babies die in the U.S. each year because their mothers smoked cigarettes while they were pregnant. Please see the related links for ( Full Answer )

If you drink alcohol for the first two weeks of your pregnancy will it effect the baby?

Yes, it will. The tendency is the baby will be having small heads, and may have fetal alcohol syndrome after birth.. -------------. Whoever wrote the above is incorrect: Most experts agree that drinking during the first few weeks of pregnancy will either mis-carry (in extreme circumstances) or hav ( Full Answer )

How can smoking affect pregnancy?

Birth defects, low birth weight, premature labor, and the baby being addicted to nicotine after birth.

How does drinking and smoking affect a baby?

When adults drink, our liver does a really good job of cleaning it out of our system. Unfortunately, a fetus does not yet have a fully developed liver, and as it shares its blood supply with the mother - cannot process the alcohol, causing damage to their internal organs [which are only just started ( Full Answer )

Can you have an ectopic pregnancy if you smoke the first two weeks of pregnancy?

In ectopic pregnancy, there are three mechanisms that occur: \ndelayed ovulation, altered tubal and uterine motility, or altered immunity. Even though there is no study that supports a specific mechanism by which smoking causes ectopic pregnancy, there are many studies that support that smoking inde ( Full Answer )

Can a pregnancy be discovered at two weeks?

Home Tests - Urine Pregnancy can be discovered very early on with some of the new pregnancy tests. Some home tests can detect a pregnancy within days of conception however the further into the pregnancy the more accurate the test. The accuracy of the test relies heavily on detection of the hormone ( Full Answer )

Can smoking effect early pregnancy?

\nSmoking can seriously damage the development of your baby, causing preterm birth, still birth, cause the baby to die at a young age, low baby weight, mental retardation and cerebral palsy. \nSmoking can increase the rate of a stillbirth by 11%. (see link)\n. \nSee the links below for more informa ( Full Answer )

How To prevent pregnancy after two weeks?

If you mean two weeks after having sex, you can't. The moment the male ejaculates in the vagina, the process of becoming pregnant begins. It is just a matter of failure or success of the sperm finding one of the females eggs to fertilize. In order to prevent pregnancy, you need to use contraception ( Full Answer )

Can alcohol affect an early pregnancy?

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause FASDs, with effects that range from mild to severe. These effects include mental retardation; learning, emotional and behavioral problems; and defects involving the heart, face and other organs. The most severe of these effects is fetal alcohol syndrome (F ( Full Answer )

Two weeks early on your period why?

there is no exact reason why. it's quite normal for your period to come different days/ weeks of the month. if you're worried about something being wrong or pregnany to occur, it's best to make an appointment with your doctor

How does smoking or drinking affect an athlete?

obviously athlete requires stamina to perform well. Smoking make your lung weak. weak lungs mean bad stamina. athelte also require a good deal of focus(both for training and performance. duh), alcohol weaken this. it is illlegal!!!!

Is a week to early for symptoms of pregnancy?

The earliest that pregnancy symptoms usually start is around the 3 to 4 week mark. This is when hormone levels begin to rapidly change and women often begin to experience fatigue, mild cramping, nauseau , and other symptoms.

How do smoking and drinking affect the fetus growing?

A.) All the things about smoking that hurt you (the mother) hurt the baby. The babies heart and lungs will be affected greatly. If you are a heavy smoker and the baby actually survives birth (most pregnant smokers give stillbirth's, the child will suffer from a weak heart resulting in many circu ( Full Answer )

If you have a period two weeks early is that a sign of pregnancy?

It could be a sign of pregnancy. You could be mistaking the "period" for implantation bleeding. Implantation bleeding occurs when the fertilized egg implants itself into the uterus. You might consider taking a pregnancy test on the day of your expected period to confirm or not confirm your suspected ( Full Answer )

Is feeling week a sign of early pregnancy?

Many women do feel weak and get tired easier during pregnancy. I am about 6 weeks pregnant and I am tired all the time. Normally, I would get in bed around 12:30. Now I'm in bed no later than 9 because I'm so exhausted.

What are the causes of a women pregnancy when there smoking and drinking?

Drinking can cause the development of the baby/fetus to not develop to it's full extent. for example, blindness. If you smoke during you pregnancy, it is also more likely to cause problems, and your baby can be smaller than it should, and suffer with breathing problems

Does secondhand marijuana smoke affect pregnancy?

No. Although it's best to avoid carcinogens, the chemicals produced by lighting things on fire, marijuana has never been shown to effect pregnancy negatively. A study done in Jamaica even suggests that women who consumed marijuana while pregnant gave birth to children with higher IQ's than those ( Full Answer )