Tag: Braxton Hicks

Back cramps

Back cramps

Back cramps are characterized by a sharp pain deep inside your back muscles, they generally occur after a soft tissue injury which may then give rise to muscle strain – where the muscle has stretched so much the fibers are torn – or ligament sprains – where the connective tissue between muscle and joint is [...]

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Several Tell-Tale Labor Symptoms To Watch Out For

Several Tell-Tale Labor Symptoms To Watch Out For

There are several common labor symptoms to help a woman know that she’s about ready to give birth to her unborn child and should head to the hospital. Labor symptoms can be quite confusing…especially if a woman has never been pregnant before or been around a pregnant woman. How do you really know if you [...]

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Closing in on the Third Trimester – 26 Weeks Pregnant

Closing in on the Third Trimester – 26 Weeks Pregnant

So, you’re 26 weeks pregnant and closing in on the third trimester. You have 10 weeks before the big event occurs. Your abdomen is expanding rapidly week by week and you are feeling a little more uncomfortable as you go. The fetus is moving more than ever and will increase as time goes by. If [...]

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So you’re 17 Weeks Pregnant, What Now

So you’re 17 Weeks Pregnant, What Now

Well, your fetus is growing and around 5.1 inches in length at this time and weights about 5 ounces (141.7gm) at 17 weeks pregnant. Your fetus is now about the size of a good size grapefruit and going strong. The fetus is well formed at this point and moving around quite a bit. You may [...]

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Signs Seen at 17 Weeks Pregnant

Signs Seen at 17 Weeks Pregnant

At 17 weeks pregnant you will be experiencing weight gain, and most women by the delivery date, will have put on between 25 to 35lbs. Along with your healthy eating regime, swimming and walking are great in preparing the body for labor and delivery. You will notice you do not feel so tired and energy [...]

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Features of 26 Weeks Pregnant

Features of 26 Weeks Pregnant

At 26 weeks pregnant the fetus is approximately 14″ in length and weighs round about 1lb 12oz to 2lbs 3oz and the baby will be moving within the womb between the 24th and 28th week. Some women may experience quite a bit of movement at this stage others not so much, but if you have [...]

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26 Weeks Pregnant

26 Weeks Pregnant

A woman’s body is subjected to many physical changes by the time she is 26 weeks pregnant. Here’s the lowdown on what to expect. At 26 weeks pregnant your body is changing to accommodate the baby growing inside. Your physical size will be growing and back pain, headaches and leg cramps may occur. Back pain [...]

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26 Weeks Pregnant

26 Weeks Pregnant

At 26 weeks pregnant your body is changing to accommodate the baby growing inside. Your physical size will be growing and back pain, headaches and leg cramps may occur. Back pain increases at this time as the ligaments are softening preparing the body for the birth. You will also feel pressure in the pelvis and [...]

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Pregnancy Through The Three Trimesters

Pregnancy Through The Three Trimesters

You have found out you are pregnant – congratulations! Now you want to find out as much information as you can, what can you expect in the first three months of your pregnancy or as it is also known First Trimester of Pregnancy, that’s weeks 1 to 12. This can be a time when you [...]

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