What You Can Expect At This Month’s Checkup

Dec 19, 2010 No Comments

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 Can Expect At This Month’s Checkup

Dec 19, 2010 No Comments

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 Can Expect At This Month’s Checkup

Dec 19, 2010 No Comments

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 18, 2010 No Comments

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 and/or because you are eclipsed by new and more exciting signs indicating that labor may […]

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What You May Be Feeling

Dec 18, 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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What You May Be Feeling

Dec 18, 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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What You May Be Feeling

Dec 18, 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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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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Healthy Eating

Dec 17, 2010 No Comments

The fetus gets all the nourishment it needs to grow from what you eat, so it is important to maintain a good diet throughout  pregnancy. To achieve a healthy balance diet you need to eat foods containing reasonable amounts of starchy carbohydrate, protein, fat, minerals, and vitamins each day. Starchy carbohydrate are found in bread, cereals, pasta, rice and potatoes; they provide energy, vitamins, minerals, […]

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Safe Sex During Pregnancy

Dec 17, 2010 4 Comments

To be able to enjoy sex it is important to know that making love can not harm the developing fetus. It is well protected in the uterus by the amniotic fluid and membranes, and the uterus itself is sealed with a plug of mucus, which stays in place until just before th birth. Even deep penetration is […]

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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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