8 Pregnancy information you should know

8 Pregnancy information you should know
For those of you who are pregnant for the first time or are planning to conceive, surely curious as to what it is like pregnant. Many say that it is pregnant like this or so. Well, let's not confuse, see the various pregnancy information that is important to know the following.  

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Questions like ' What will I feel when I get pregnant? ' or ' What do I have to do when I'm pregnant? ', it may have been thought when you intend to undergo a pregnant program or have just learned that you are pregnant.

Some of the answers you may have got from parents, relatives, or friends who have already been pregnant. However, is the information about the pregnancy true?

Some information about pregnancy

Here are some important pregnancy information known for you to be better prepared for your pregnancy:

1. Signs are pregnant

One of the main signs that you may be pregnant is not having menstruation. This can be strengthened by the appearance of other symptoms of pregnancy, namely pain in the breast, nausea, vomiting, frequent urination, or fatigue.

If you experience any of the above symptoms, try checking with a test pack. If the results are negative, not necessarily you are not pregnant. It could be that you too quickly do a test pack, so the results are still negative.

To determine whether you are pregnant, repeat the test pack next week or consult your obstetrician.

2. How to determine the gestational age

There is no definitive way to know when your first day contains. However, doctors often wear the first day Menstruasimu the latter to determine the age of pregnancy. The date can also be used to predict the estimated day of your baby's birth.

So, when you're planning a pregnancy, don't forget to record the date of the first day Menstruasimu each month, as well as your childhood and when you last had sex.

3. Schedule a pregnancy

If your container is normal and healthy, do regular pregnancy checks to monitor fetal conditions, as per the following schedules:
  • Pregnancy Age 4-28 weeks (first trimester): once a month.
  • The gestational age is 28-36 weeks (second trimester): once two weeks.
  • Pregnancy Age 36-40 weeks (third trimester): Once a week.

However, you are advised to perform a more frequent content check if you have the following conditions:

Aged 35 years or older.

Suffering from certain diseases, such as asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes, lupus, anemia, or obesity.

Never had a miscarriage before.

Have pregnancy complications or risk of giving birth to premature babies.
Routine-checked content can help doctors monitor your needs and your symptoms, and prevent unwanted things.

In addition, the doctor can also detect early if there are abnormalities or problems in pregnancy, so that the treatment can be done immediately. So, try to routinely control to the obstetrician on schedule, yes.

4. How to Overcome morning sickness

The conditions of nausea and vomiting often occur during the first trimester of pregnancy. However, there are also those who experience it throughout pregnancy. In essence, morning sickness does not require special medical treatment and can be addressed in the following ways:
  • Eat with fewer portions, but often.
  • The consumption of foods that are easily digestible and low in fat, and avoid foods that are spicy, fatty, and smelling sharp or stinging.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Consumption of warm ginger water.
  • But choose a healthy snack.

If morning sickness that you experience does not also subside or if the complaint of vomiting that you experienced is very severe to make you weak and can not eat, you should consult a doctor.

It may indicate that you are experiencing hyperemesis gravidarum at risk of causing dehydration and endangering pregnancy.

5. Food to avoid

When pregnant, it is important to meet the nutritional needs by consuming healthy food for pregnant women. But be careful, there are some kinds of food that you need to avoid.

If you're a big fan of half-baked foods, such as sushi, steaks or boiled eggs half-baked, it's better to avoid those meals for a while, as they can have a bad impact on your pregnancy.

Avoid also consuming unwashed fruit or vegetables and unpasteurised milk and dairy products. Also, limit the consumption of seafood at risk of containing mercury, such as tuna and cob.

6. Is having sex when pregnant is allowed

If you undergo a normal pregnancy, having sexual intercourse will not adversely affect your content and ingredients. Sexual intercourse during pregnancy may be done, as long as it is comfortable for you and your partner.

However, you should not have sex when pregnant if:
  • Pregnant twins.
  • Suffered vaginal bleeding without obvious causes.
  • Leaking fluid.
  • Cervical or cervix opens early.
Experiencing the placenta previa, which is the position of the placenta under the uterus to cover the entire or the way of birth.

Never give birth to a premature baby or have a recurring miscarriage.

7. Good and comfortable sleep position

When pregnancy has turned 5 months old, you are no longer advised to sleep on your back. The best sleeping position when pregnant is facing to the left. In addition to being more comfortable, sleeping with this position can smooth blood circulation and nutrient intake for your baby. To allow you to sleep in a sideways position, try placing a pillow to support your tummy and waist.     `

8. Signs of pregnancy danger

When you are pregnant, there are several signs of symptoms that you should beware of. Immediately consult a doctor if you experience any of the following:
  • Excessive nausea and vomiting.
  • The fetus is not actively moving.
  • Heavy bleeding in the vagina.
  • Headaches and severe abdominal pain are occurring constantly.
  • Fever.
  • Pain during urination.
  • Impaired vision.
  • Contraction before the content aged 37 weeks.
  • Swelling is only on one part of the body or occurs suddenly.
Pregnancy is one of the special moments for a woman. So, as a prospective mother, prepare yourself well. If you have questions or want to make sure the correctness of pregnancy information you hear from others, please do not hesitate to ask the obstetrician.

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