I'm Dr Namrata Mehta Rajput and I'm an Obstetrician and Gynecologist.
It is very common and occurs because of hormonal changes eta meals on time and eat the food you enjoy.
Acidity is very common upto 3rd month. Sexual intercourse is not advised in the first trimester. Post that precautions must be taken during sex to prevent infection. As for traveling, any mode of travelling is OK as long as your doctor gives you the go ahead. In spite of general advice it is important to keep past history in mind.
If it's your first pregnancy then pain will be experienced as uterus is adjusting to foreign body. Pain in right side is normal. If it is persistent then consult doctor for medication.
Uterus cramps the stomach and puts pressure on the abdomen. This cause acid reflux which feels like burning sensation. Take small meals frequently. Post meals take short walks or sit upright for a while. It's safe to take antacid.
Yoga and breathing exercises allow body to become tolerant. Remain active.
Yes, it is a part and parcel of normal life. If you are not comfortable then quit or discuss alternate options with your employer like reduced work hours or ‘work from home’ flexibility.
Not in the first trimester as there is a huge risk of miscarriage. During the second and third trimester try easy postures with protection. Consider non-penetrative sex.
Blood pressure is a common problem during pregnancy. Drink cool water, hot chocolate and lemonade. The main objective is to have high fluid intake and keep your body hydrated.
Every food that new mothers need to eat. Also include calcium and iron in your diet for at least three months.
50%-60% do not end up in miscarriages. Whatever restrictions or suggestions have been provided by your doctor, follow them for a safe pregnancy.
During pregnancy tetanus should be taken twice. First injection in first month and the second in eighth month.
As soon as you learn that you're pregnant you should consult your doctor for supplements and guidance.
It's quite common during pregnancy. Ensure that you are adequately hydrated.
Self medication isn't advisable. Always consult your doctor.
It's a common experience during the 9th month. It occurs because uterus puts pressure on lungs. Try sleeping while reclined at 45°. Breathing shortness could also be because of less haemoglobin or underlying heart or kidney conditions. Get checked by a doctor if the problem persists.
It's growing at a normal rate so don't worry about increasing the weight.
Those who have irregular periods can have late development of egg. The sonography shows the development of the baby at 6 weeks. Wait for a week before checking for heartbeat. It could be a case of early missed abortion. If it is so then don't worry there's only a 15% chance of repetition. You can conceive again and have a healthy pregnancy. Visit your doctor and undertake sonography scans. Take medicines for regular periods.
At this stage the baby's weight should be between 800g to1kg. If your doctor has told you that the baby is underweight then do further checkups and a thorough investigation.
Work to your body's capacity. Don't overexert yourself. Eat calcium rich food.
There may not be periods during lactation phase, i.e., during the time the baby feeds exclusively from mother. This could be for 6 months. Another reason could be escaped ovulation which means conception while not having period. PCOD is not a disease. It is there in the body and under stress the OD swells and hampers period. It is not curable but controllable by medicine. Sometimes it naturally subsides with age.
You can try as it releases oxytocin hormone but its not guaranteed.
It is very common during last stage. If you have high blood pressure then take a Doppler test. Observation of baby is must.
Even before pregnancy it is important to take iron, calcium and other nutrition supplements that the body needs.
To gain target and healthy weight, eat according to BMI. More weight can lead to difficulty in coming back to normal weight afterwards.
In first pregnancy it is common if your abdominal muscles are naturally toned.
Ultrasound and NT scan to measure the circumference of neck. NT scan is an effective way to detect brain anomalies. Apart from these undertake regular thyroid, sugar, haemoglobin and urine tests.
C-section delivery will have to be done to avoid risk. If the baby's head gets engaged in pelvis path then there's chances of delivering normally. If the head is too large for path then c-section will have to be done.
This indicates a severe issue. Get it checked by doctor immediately. Eat jowar, bajra, ragi, bananas, green leafy vegetables and milk.
I'm not aware of any such thing but follow your doctor's advice.
Baby's weight considerations are started from 30 weeks.
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