Archive for The Second Month

Veins During Pregnancy

Jan 12, 2011 No Comments by

Visible Veins Not only are these veins (which can make your entire chest and belly look like a road map) normal ad nothing to worry about, they are a sign that your body is doing what it should, they’re part of the network of veins that has expanded to carry the increased blood supply of […]

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What You Can Expect At This Month’s Checkup

Dec 19, 2010 No Comments by

If this is your second exam, you’ll find it will be a much shorter visit. 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 Hands and feet for swelling, and […]

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What You May Be Feeling

Dec 17, 2010 No Comments by

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 one or two. Some may have continued from last month, others may be new. You may also have other, less common, symptoms. Don’t be surprised, no matter what your symptoms (or lack,thereof), […]

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Approximately 5 To 8 Weeks

Nov 29, 2010 No Comments

Your Baby This Month Week 5. Your little embryo, which at this point resembles a tadpole more than a baby (complete with teeny tail),  is growing fast and furious and is now about the size of an orange seed – still small, but a lot bigger than it’s been. This week, the heart is starting to take […]

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