Archive for The Fourth Month

5 Ways To Look Slim When You’re Bulking Up

Feb 08, 2011 1 Comment by

Big is beautiful when you’re expecting, but that doesn’t mean you can’t try some tricks of the trim. With the right fashion choices, you can highlight your belly while slimming your overall silhoutee. Here’s how to show in all the right places: 1.Think black. And navy blue, chocolate brown, or charcoal. Dark colors are slimming, […]

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5 Dental Problems During Pregnancy

Jan 25, 2011 3 Comments by

Smile – you’re pregnant! But with so much of your attention centered on your belly during pregnancy, it’s easy to overlook your mouth – until it starts screaming for equal time, as frequently happens during pregnancy. For starters, pregnancy hormones aren’t kind to your gums– which, like your other mucous membranes, become swollen, inflamed, and tend to bleed easily. […]

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What You Can Expect At This Month’s Checkup

Dec 19, 2010 No Comments by

This month, you can expect your practitioner to check the following, though there may be variations depending on your particular needs and your practitioner’s style of practice: Weight and blood pressure Urine, for sugar and protein Fetal heartbeat Size of uterus, by external palpation (feeling from the outside) Height of fundus (the top of the […]

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What You May Be Feeling

Dec 17, 2010 No Comments

As always, remember that every pregnancy and every woman is different. You may experience all of these symptoms at one time or another, or only a few of them. Some may have continued from last month; others may be new. Still others may be hardly noticed because you’ve become so used to them. You may also have […]

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Approximately 14 To 17 Weeks

Nov 30, 2010 No Comments

Your Baby This Month Week 14. Beginning the second trimester, fetuses start growing at different paces, some faster than others, some more slowly. Despite the differences in growth rates, all babies in utero follow the same developmental path. This week, the path is leading your baby – who is about the size of your clenched […]

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