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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

I am 8th month pregnant and my bp is out of control even after taking labetalol 200 mg thrice and methyldopa 500 mg twice in a day. Due to high bp baby growth also affected. Sd ratio also increased. I am worried how can it will be controlled.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Former maternity trainee at maternity ward
General Physician, Lucknow
Hey! your gestational age is 34wk+ and as yiu said your bp is high despite of oral medication and having any symptoms like pain in stomach. Blurred vision it may suggest impending preeclampsia .iã¢â€â™ll suggest you to do some lab investigations. ...

Que. Related to pregnancy:/- after continuing ovacom (5 day) & duphaston 10 mg (10 day, tasted with prega news kit and it's positive. Consulted govt. Doctor near me, he prescribed macgest 200 and gave advice to take either duphaston 10 mg or macgest 200 -no problem. -----que---- which one should I take? I am confused. Any other advice. Please.

MBBS, M.D., Dip.in pelvic surgey,
Gynaecologist, Kottayam
Both are progesterone supporting pregnancy. I will advise you to take macgest 200, which is micronized progesterone. It is always better to get a scan done at 8 weeks, make sure it is intrauterine pregnancy with cardiac pulsation.

I pulled out before ejaculation. And gave unwanted 72 after 12 hours. Is there any chance that she might get pregnant. Please help.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
If you are sure in your description - no after taking the high hormonal emergency pill like unwanted 72 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 to do pr...

I am trying to become a pregnancy but when we have sex at nyt in the morning big amount watery fluid discharge come .can I get pregnant ya not. L have 5 years old baby and last year l had a miscarriage in 4 month.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Watery fluid discharge has no problem. If associated complaints with that then to consult gynecologist. Pregnancy can occur only one day of the cycle that is ovulation day so unprotected sex around that day only important. As only one day in month...
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Married at 32. Eight months passed away. I will get regular menses. But I am unable to get pregnant. Please suggest tips to get pregnant naturally. Everyone is saying that age plays a vital role. No health issues.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, Fellowship in Assisted Reproductive technology, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Burhanpur
Hello, you need to follow your fertile period and track your ovulation and then have intercourse accordingly to increase your chances of conception.

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