When you’re pregnant, you need more of some nutrients, including protein, folate, iodine and iron. Vitamin B12 and vitamin D are also particularly important since they support the…

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During the remainder of your pregnancy, you will grow about a ½ inch (1.25 cm) per week. If you have been watching your weight throughout your pregnancy and…

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Estrogen levels rise and fall twice during the menstrual cycle. Estrogen levels rise during the mid-follicular phase and then drop precipitously after ovulation. This is followed by a…

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During pregnancy, do not use antacids that have sodium bicarbonate (such as baking soda), because they can cause fluid buildup. Do not use antacids that have magnesium trisilicate,…

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Sesame seeds are known to stimulate uterine muscle and may lead to abortion-causing expulsion of the fertilised ovum. What seeds are safe during pregnancy? Chia seeds are great…

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Where to Buy Them:​ You can purchase home pregnancy tests over the counter and without a prescription at most drug stores and supermarkets. You do not need to…

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Implantation bleeding happens just before the expected menstrual cycle. It is a very early sign of pregnancy, occurring a few days before a pregnancy test will confirm a…

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If you are healthy and your pregnancy is normal, it is safe to continue or start regular physical activity. Physical activity does not increase your risk of miscarriage,…

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For example, in a pregnancy with no problems, the baby’s heartbeat might be checked every 30 minutes during the first stage of labor. Then it would be checked…

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What do miscarriage clots look like? Bleeding during miscarriage can appear brown and resemble coffee grounds. Or it can be pink to bright red. It can alternate between…

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