A slight increase at any given time is usually nothing to worry about. It could have been caused by stress, nervousness, anxiety, or illness.
If your blood pressure remains slightly elevated, you may be among the 1-2% of pregnant women who develop transient high blood pressure during pregnancy. This type of hypertension is harmless and disappears after delivery.
What is considered as normal blood pressure readings in pregnancy varies a little over the course of the nine months. Your normal blood pressure generally drops a big over the first several months and this begins to rise a little by the 7th month.
During the first or second trimester, if systolic pressure (the top number) is over 130 or rises by 30 over the your normal readings or diastolic pressure (the bottom number) is over 85 or rises by 15 over your normal readings, and stays up for at least two readings taken at least six hours apart, close observation and possibly treatment is warranted. In the third trimester, treatment is usually only used if the rise is greater than that.
If such an increase in blood pressure is accompanied with sudden weight gain (more than 2 pounds that isn't related to overeating), severe edema, particularly in the hands, face, and ankles, and/or protein in the urine, the problem may turn out to be preeclampsia (aka pregnancy induced hypertension or PIH). Edema is swelling due to water retention.
In women who receive regular medical care, preeclampsia is diagnosed before it progresses to more serious symptoms. These symptoms include blurred vision, headaches, irritability, and gastric pain.
If you experience any symptoms of preeclampsia, you should call your doctor immediately.
can pressure on the uterus hurt the baby during pregnancy
No! Sleeping on your back can result in backaches, hemorrhoids, decrease in circulation for you and your baby, low blood pressure, and digestive problems. The best position to sleep in during pregnancy is on your side.
i am in starting of 4th week of my pregnancy ,my blood pressure is normal ,but doctor said infant is weak and look to be in reverse position.what u suggest?
You do not have to do it. Nature will take care of the blood supply of the baby.
A woman in pregnancy has a lot going on in her body. The baby is feeding off her and putting pressure on her various systems which can lead to high blood pressure. Also the weight gain which is natural can have this effect.
A pregnant woman's blood pressure should be the same as any other person's normal blood pressure, around 120/80 (give or take 5-10 points). It is important to monitor the blood pressure during pregnancy, to watch for preeclampsia and eclampsia. If you are pregnant and your blood pressure is running abnormally high, immediately get medical care for the safety of yourself and your baby.
It is important that, if you are pregnant and have high blood pressure you discuss it with your family physician. High blood pressure in pregnancy may be pre-existing (the woman already had it before conception) or it may be brought on by pregnancy. The latter is called pregnancy-induced (or gestational) hypertension. Either way, it must be monitored and well controlled because otherwise is can pose risks for both the mother and the baby. High blood pressure developing after the 20th week of pregnancy might be a sign that pre-eclampsia is developing. This condition needs to be monitored closely as rarely it can develop into life-threatening eclampsia. Pre-existing high blood pressure should be controlled but the choice of drug is important to ensure it is safe for the developing baby.
Usually not until the baby is born. If there are severe problems during the pregnancy, the doctor might get a sample of the fetus's blood, and possibly even do a blood transfusion in the womb if the mother and baby are not compatible.
Sometimes during labor, the baby isn't getting enough oxygen, so the doctors give the mother an oxygen mask to increase the amount in the blood to get it to the baby.
No. When you have periods that is preparing the lining for the baby and the blood that comes out is the lining because you didnt need it if your not having a baby. During pregnancy your body is produces the lining for the baby so it does not come out.
in your baby carrage
The baby may be pressing up against them or may be kicking. It's just pressure.
They could have hemorrhoids that are irritated. The pressure of the baby makes it easier for them to rupture.
it provides the baby with oxygen and nutrients and passes carbon dioxide back to the mothers blood. it produces progesterone which maintains pregnancy.
Answer:Yes, drinking during anytime in pregnancy can hurt the baby!
Because if your baby recieve good nutrientions during pregnancy, the baby will grow healthy and strong.
Yes, a blood infection can kill you which would certainly harm the baby, and there is no natural cure, only antibiotics.
Many reasons. The hormone change, the increase in blood volume, and, later on, the sheer pressure from the baby on ur bladder
Yes. None of that makes a person unable to have children it simply makes the pregnancy more risky.
Water retention from the extra weight of the baby putting pressure on internal organs
during you prenatal check up, OB can do different test to know what is the baby' condition in your tummy like the US, the Doppler's, and some blood testing..
Blood types are determined by proteins that are on the red blood cells. The rH protein could easily harm your baby during pregnancy. The other proteins are just seen as characteristics for each blood type but should have no ill effects on the child during pregnancy.