Archive for The Third Month

6 Ways To Relieve Gas During Pregnancy

Mar 11, 2011 No Comments by

Are you passing gas like a college frat boy? Sorry, guys, but nobody does gas like a pregnant woman. Fortunately, while the same can’t be said for those who work and live within hearing and sniffing distance of you, your baby is oblivious and impervious to your digestive distress. Snug and safe in a uterine […]

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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), to see how it correlates to due […]

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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 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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Booking – In/Routine Tests

Dec 01, 2010 No Comments

Your first ante-natal check-up  will take place between eight and 12 weeks, either at yours doctor’s surgery or at the hospital where you plan to give birth. This first visit is usually referred to as the booking-in clinic. You will be asked a lot of personal questions about your health, family medical history, and possibly […]

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Approximately 9 To 13 Weeks

Nov 30, 2010 No Comments

Your Baby This Month Week 9. Your baby (who has officially graduated now from embryo to fetus) has grown to approximately 1 inch in length, about the size of a medium green olive. His or her head is continuing to develop and take on more baby-like proportions. This week, tiny muscles are starting to form. This […]

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