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Cramps

As a mom to be, there are many issues that you will experience and cramping is one to expect. Many mothers are afraid they may be having a miscarriage when they are having cramps. However, cramping is a natural and normal part of pregnancy. This is so because so many things are happening in your body at this time. At the same time, it is helpful to observe when things look wrong and there is a need to talk to your doctor or midwife. What cramps are like The uterus is an organ with muscular walls. When anything is happens to the uterus such as pregnancy, it will give a natural response by contracting or expanding like all other muscles. [...]

2017-08-16T09:42:34+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , , , , |

Bleeding during pregnancy

Spotting or bleeding occurs in approximately 20% of women... In the first trimester spotting or bleeding occurs in approximately 20% of women. The normal spotting occurs during less than 24 hours and is usually very light bleeding. Natural causes of bleeding are Cervical irritation. Since extra blood flows to the cervix during pregnancy, a pap smear test or intercourse can cause bleeding that is of no concern. Implantation bleeding. It is normal to see some vaginal spotting in the first two weeks after conception. The bleeding is thought to be caused by the implantation of the fertilized egg in the lining of the uterus. This can last for hours or even days. Bleeding can also be a cause for concern in this period [...]