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Pregnancy Symptoms - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

What is Pregnancy? More About Pregnancy : What Experts say :

What is Pregnancy?

Pregnancy happens because of sexual intercourse or in the recent times owing to of assisted reproductive technology. Pregnancy in general lasts approximately 40 days (in human beings) from LMP (Last Menstrual Period) and ends with childbirth. This time span involves about 9 lunar months, whereby each month constitutes of 29½ days. Which when measured from the day of conception comes to 38 weeks.The developing baby inside the mother’s body is called an embryo during the first 8 weeks after conception after which it’s known as a fetus till it’s born.

More About Pregnancy :

Pregnancy can be confirmed by doing a pregnancy test.

Prenatal care is always necessary for pregnant women to improve the gestational outcomes. Prenatal care involves ingesting extra folic acid, doing regular exercise, avoid drugs and alcohol, getting regular physical examination done by a gynecologist and others.

Complications that arise out of pregnancy includes gestational diabetes, severe nausea, high blood pressure, deficiency anemia and at times vomiting among others.

While early term pregnancy can be anywhere between 37 to 39 weeks, term pregnancy is 31 to 41 weeks long. Full term pregnancy is considered between 39 to 40 weeks and late term pregnancy is gestation that ends on the 41st week. Any pregnancy that lasts beyond the 41st week is known as post term pregnancy. Babies that are born before the 37th week and are commonly known as preterm babies, are born with higher risk of health related issues like cerebral palsy.

What Experts say :

According to experts, all deliveries before the 39th week by caesarean section or induced labor isn’t recommended- unless it is utmost required for certain medical complications and reasons.Women experience and undergo a lot of physical changes in her during pregnancy, which are not at all fearsome and are absolutely normal. These changes happen in the hematological, cardiovascular, metabolic, renal and respiratory systems in her body. For during pregnancy increase in blood sugar, cardiac output and breathing are all required for gravidity.

The levels of estrogen and progesterone hormones continually change in a woman during her pregnancy, which aids in suppressing the hypothalamic axis and therefore bring change in her menstrual cycle. As all fetuses are genetically different from their mothers, hence this process can be viewed as an unusually successful allograft. This occurs because of the increased immune tolerance of both the mother and the allograft during the pregnancy.

Popular Questions & Answers

My last period was 19th december and I had unprotected sex on 31st december (most fertile days). He did not ejaculate inside me, but I took an ipill after 3 hours of sex cause of pre cum doubts. Today is the 11th day since taken ipill. I’m facing a mild spotting of brown discharge. Are there chances of me getting pregnant cause of the entire fertile days thing?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
After taking the high hormonal emergency pill like I pill one gets withdrawal bleeding 5 to 10 days later, and then a new cycle starts. If this does not happen as well as period is missed then do a pregnancy test.

My last period was 19th december and I had unprotected sex on 31st december. He did not ejaculate inside me. I took an ipill after 3 hours of sex due to doubts of pre cum. He even washed his private area after sex. Are there chances that pre cum would’ve entered? Today is the 9th day since I took an ipill. And i’m getting a little white discharge. “are there any chances of pregnancy?”

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
After taking the high hormonal emergency pill like I pill one gets withdrawal bleeding 5 to 10 days later, and then a new cycle starts. If this does not happen as well as period is missed then do a pregnancy test. Chances seem to be extremely low ...

I had unprotected sex with my fiance on dec 11, 22, and jan 2. Her last period was dec 3. But still she is not getting period. Also she is not having any pregnant symptoms. She is eating papaya and pineapple last four days, but nothing is happening. Can you please tell me the way to induce period. Please guide us on this mam.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
She is eating papaya and pineapple last four days, - nothing ever happens with them. Only myth first step is pregnancy test.

Meri sister ko 12 dec ko date aayi th or usne 25 dec ko apne bf ke sath physical relationship bnaye usne dar ki vjh se bhoot jada grm chij khani shuru krdi 1 jan ko or ab use loose motions ho re h .kese pta kr skte h vo pregnant hai ya nhi.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Jada grm chij khane se pregnancy ko kuch nahi hota. Loose motions ke liye doctor ko milo. Agar unke period 30 din pe aate hai to 12/1 tak rah dekho aur period na aaye to pregnancy test karo.

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