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Pregnancy - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

What is Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is the most exciting phase of woman life and it is beyond imagination that she is carrying a baby inside her womb. The first and important sign of pregnancy is missed periods . When a woman misses a period, then pregnancy tests can be conducted to confirm whether the women is pregnant.

What changes you face in First Trimester :

Although many women prepare themselves for the pregnancy, they are unaware of the changes that will happen in the body as the pregnancy causes. They should be prepared for these bodily changes and be sure to contact the doctor in case of any discomfort due to the symptoms.

Each woman experiences pregnancy differently. The first trimester is a period of health and vitality, for others, it is extremely difficult . Spotting or bleeding may be seen in the first trimester. Bleeding may happen when the fertilised egg gets embedded in the uterine walls causing a minor bleeding. If bleeding is accompanied by sharp pain or cramps then it can be a sign of miscarriage. Breast tenderness, discharge, fatigue, heartburn, vomiting, food cravings, mood swings, and constipation may be other signs in the first trimester of pregnancy. Some women experience high levels of vomiting called Hyperemesis gravidarum and is a serious condition as the pregnant woman may lose fluids and minerals due to vomiting.

What changes you face in Second Trimester :

The second trimester is a honeymoon phase when the extreme symptoms in the first trimester subside and the woman gets more relaxed. In this trimester the organs of the baby are fully formed and growth of the baby starts . Women can feel the baby kick in their womb. Women in the trimester may experience a backache due to the increase in weight of the fetus, bleeding gums due to changes in hormones, breast enlargement as the breast gets ready to feed the baby, bleeding nose and congestion may be caused due to hormone changes. Vaginal discharge is common during this stage and should be treated by a doctor if the discharge is green or foul smelling. Frequent urination and headaches may be common in women in the second trimester.

What changes you face in Second Trimester :

With the approach of the third trimester, a pregnant woman is well aware of the approaching delivery. In this period, the sudden cramps develop, these are called Braxton Hicks. The cramps are a signal of the uterus getting ready for delivery. Women get heavier and become tired of being pregnant. Many changes that are seen in the second trimester gets carried over to the third trimester of pregnancy.

The end of the third trimester is delivery and women should eat well and be prepared for the delivery with proper exercise. Good thoughts about delivery can overcome the anxiety of the pain and fear of delivery.

Treatable by medical professional Usually self diagnosable Lab test sometimes required Short-term: resolves within days to weeks Non communicable
Symptoms
Aversion to food Bloating Sore breasts Nausea Mood swings

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Popular Questions & Answers

She has yasmin 21 pills with her at the moment. Can she take that instead? She started eating four of it in the morning so how many more doses should she take. Also she told me that he ejaculated on her stomach and her hymen isn't broken.

Yasmin is an oral contraceptive pill has to be taken for 21 days ,to be started from 1st day of cycle .it does not work as a postcoital pill. If she has had unprotected intercourse she should take emergency contraceptive pill, it has to be taken w...
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On 26 march we had unprotected sex, still I don't have my period and today I am starting vomiting and headache, Is it the symptoms of pregnant. If yes then suggest me how to abortion because I am unmarried.

First step is to confirm with pregnancy test. If positive then drugs for termination of pregnancy can be taken only under the supervision of doctors licensed for termination, so meet gynecologist.
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What is Pregnancy?

What changes you face in First Trimester :

What changes you face in Second Trimester :

What changes you face in Second Trimester :

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