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Even a healthy pregnancy can be a difficult and confusing time. Your body goes through so many changes, some of which can catch you off guard! Friends and family, thankfully, have lots of advice.

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Frequently asked questions about pregnancy

Frequently Asked Questions About Pregnancy

Source:

http://physical-health-tips.blogspot.com/2016/11/frequently-asked-questions-pregnancy.html


How do i tell if i m pregnant

How do I tell if I’m pregnant?

Fatigue

Nausea

Frequent urination

Change in appetite

Morning sickness

Breast swelling

Missed period


How are due dates calculated

How are due dates calculated?

The average pregnancy is 266 days from your last ovulation cycle.

That is about 40 weeks.

If you aren’t sure about your due date, ask your OBGYN! They will be able to tell you.


Can i have sex while pregnant

Can I have sex while pregnant?

The average pregnancy is 266 days from your last ovulation cycle.

That is about 40 weeks.

If you aren’t sure about your due date, ask your OBGYN! They will be able to tell you.


Do i have to take prenatal vitamins

Do I have to take prenatal vitamins?

Yes!

Pregnancy is rough on your body.

You will need additional vitamins and minerals to protect your body and support your baby.


Is this heartburn normal

Is this heartburn normal?

Smaller, frequent meals

Walk after meals

Elevate your head and chest while sleeping

Wear loose clothes

Drink ginger root tea

Take antacids


How do i prevent stretch marks

How do I prevent stretch marks?

Stretch marks are incredibly common in pregnancy.

Around 90 percent of pregnant women develop them! If you want to avoid being part of that majority.

Then make sure to drink lots of water, eat a diet high in skin-supporting vitamins, and massage your stomach daily with a moisturizer.


Can i exercise while pregnant

Can I exercise while pregnant?

Low impact exercises are fine.

This includes things like aqua aerobics, walking, tai chi, and yoga.

Exercises that involve jumping and contact sports, however, should be avoided.


Frequently asked questions about pregnancy

  • Age

    • Over 25 years old

  • Race

    • African American

    • Native American

    • Hispanic

    • Pacific Islander

  • Family history

    • Relative with diabetes

  • Weight

    • Overweight

    • BMI over 30

  • Past medical history

    • Had gestational diabetes before

    • Had a precious big baby (macrosomia)

    • Has polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)


Why can t i control my bladder anymore

Why can’t I control my bladder anymore?

Urinary incontinence is very common during pregnancy.

Your baby takes up a lot of space in your torso and can put a lot of pressure on your bladder.


What is the difference between a gynecologist obstetrician and an obgyn

What is the difference between a gynecologist, obstetrician, and an OBGYN?

Gynecologists deal with a wide range of women’s health concerns.

These range from pap smears to STD screenings to breast exams. Obstetricians deal specifically with pregnancy.

They will care for you from your first prenatal testing to follow-up after delivery care.


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