According to a new study published in the journal PLoS One,
offspring born to mothers with pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) in
the first trimester were less likely to have health issues later in
Researchers from the Institute for Clinical Psychology and
Psychotherapy in Dresden, Germany recently published a report on the
parallel between premenstrual symptoms (also known as premenstrual
syndrome or PMS) and pregnancy symptoms.
The first trimester of pregnancy is just the beginning of a journey that’s going to take you some strange places. It’s one thing to read about it; it’s quite another thing to actually go through it. Still, the more prepared you are the softer the blow will be.
In my last post I mentioned the surges and dips of riding
the blood sugar rollercoaster commonly found in pregnant women with type
1 diabetes. In this post I’ll share more about my experiences with the
highs and lows that occur early on in pregnancy.
If you are out of the first trimester, and especially if you’ve just started to “show,” you can set a watch by the timeliness of the following question: Have you felt the baby move yet?If you are
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is a condition that affects the growing
fetus when a pregnant woman consumes alcohol during pregnancy.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists estimate up to 25% of pregnancies will end in pregnant miscarriage, but why does pregnant miscarriage occur?
Many women wonder what they can expect during pregnancy. This is especially true of first-time mothers. Changes during pregnancy are physical and emotional.
Pregnancy spotting is common in pregnancy, but that does not make it any easier to accept. During different times in gestation, pregnancy spotting can occur and the cause will be dependent on several factors.
It is commonly known that miscarriage and other complications tend to occur during the pregnancy first trimester so many couples choose to wait before telling family and friends.
Pregnancy cramps can be a scary thing for a pregnant woman. The cramps may be light and barely noticeable or strong and painful. They can signal a problem in pregnancy or be no cause for concern at all.
Women who have diabetes are at increased risk of complications in pregnancy, including increased risk of birth defects or fetal death. These risks can be minimized by planning pregnancy ahead with the help of your obstetrician and primary diabetes care provider.
Stages in pregnancy are often divided up into weeks or trimesters. Within these common stages in pregnancy are six major times of change. These stages of pregnancy occur at one week, four weeks, eight weeks, 12 weeks, 24 weeks and 40 weeks.
The first trimester of pregnancy is one of the most exciting times during pregnancy. Understanding what happens in the body during the first trimester of pregnancy is important as some changes may not feel the way a pregnant woman expected.
After miscarriage, many women have a long list of questions about physical health, mental health and parenthood. Understanding how the body works and what changes happen after miscarriage is often enough to put your mind at ease.
There are three trimesters of pregnancy. Each trimester lasts approximately three months, though gestational weeks add up to 40 for full-term pregnancies.
The pregnancy trimester is like a goal each pregnant woman has. During each pregnancy trimester there are milestones women achieve in their pregnancy.
The first trimester of pregnancy is the time when many changes are occurring both in the body and in life. Women tend to move through the first trimester with gentle steps.
The cervical plug that developed in the beginning of the pregnancy will fall out at the end of the third trimester. Once the plug has washed out of the body, the cervix will start preparing for birth. This is called cervical dilation and effacement.
The help mom needs is not going to manifest until the latter stages of the pregnancy. Dad can, however, tell mom on a daily basis how beautiful she is and how she is going to be a great mother. These emotional boosts are the best way to give support as physical changes are happening to her body.
In the first trimester paternity testing involves an invasive procedure called CVS or chorionic villus sampling.
Dr. Amos wrote an eBook about pregnancy, fertility, trying to get pregnant, and the postpartum period.
The first trimester screening tests is also known as nuchal translucency screening, or NT, is a prenatal test that involves ultrasound and a blood test that can help determine the likelihood of having Down’s Syndrome or some other chromosome abnormality.
Approximately one in 3-4 known pregnancies are lost within the first trimester to miscarriage. This number is based upon pregnancies that are verified before the miscarriage occurs.
Can Bacterial Vaginosis cause a miscarriage? I was just reading that it can. My fear is that I've had them in the past and am afraid that if I conceive and get BV that will happen to me.
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