Category Archives: Pregnancy After

Strep Throat During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

Strep Throat During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

Rest assured you are not alone if questioning strep throat during pregnancy. No one wants strep throat at any time, but pregnant moms don’t need the additional struggles. There is no association between strep throat and pregnancy. Unfortunately, you are just at risk for strep throat during pregnancy as when you are when not pregnant. Strep Throat Symptoms, Treatment, and ...

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High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

High blood pressure is a serious concern during pregnancy, especially for women who have chronic Hypertension. Chronic hypertension refers to high blood pressure which is already present before pregnancy. It also includes high blood pressure which develops before 20 weeks of pregnancy or lasts for longer than 12 weeks after giving birth. The onset of high blood pressure during pregnancy may ...

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Flu During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

Flu During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

During pregnancy, changes occur in your immune system, heart, and lungs. Additional stress is put on the heart and lungs as the lung capacity decreases and heart rate increases during pregnancy. During this time the immune system is also naturally suppressed making you more susceptible to the flu during pregnancy. Getting the flu while pregnant can lead to pneumonia and ...

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Blood Clots During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

Blood Clots During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention Blood clots are serious concerns and even more so while you are pregnant. Developing a blood clot while pregnant has additional risks or concerns because of your developing baby, thankfully they are rare and there is little need for concern.However, there are steps you can take to further minimize your risk of experiencing them while you ...

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Genital Warts During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

Genital Warts During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

What are the symptoms of genital warts during pregnancy? Is my baby safe if I have genital warts while pregnant?  How do you treat genital warts during pregnancy?  These are questions no expecting mother wants to ask. Pregnancy can be a beautiful and exciting time for expecting mothers and families. For those who see a doctor regularly, practice good nutrition, ...

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How to Treat Jet Lag Naturally During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

How to Treat Jet Lag Naturally During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

  Jet lag is a disturbance of sleep patterns due to traveling across several time zones and a change in your circadian rhythms. Symptoms of jet lag include feeling drowsy during the day, wakefulness at night, stomach upset, and a general feeling of malaise. Because travel during pregnancy is common, discussing how to treat jet lag while expecting is common ...

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Pregnancy Cramps :: American Pregnancy Association

Pregnancy Cramps :: American Pregnancy Association

During the first trimester, cramping often results from normal changes that occur during your baby’s development. Cramps can generally be described as pulling sensations on one or both sides of your abdomen. Although not considered a symptom for the detection of early pregnancy, it is a symptom that accompanies many pregnancies. In most cases, cramping is a normal part of ...

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Blood Transfusion During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

Blood Transfusion During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

A blood transfusion is a frequently performed procedure where you receive blood through an intravenous (IV) line into one of your blood vessels. Receiving a blood transfusion during pregnancy is not something most women want to think about. However, there are two conditions that may warrant a blood transfusion during pregnancy. What are the Reasons to Have a Blood Transfusion ...

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Common Discomforts of Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

Common Discomforts of Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

What you need to know, what no one tells you before you get pregnant, is “Pregnancy is amazing, except when it’s not!” There are many strange things that happen to you during this miraculous time- come on, you’re growing a human being inside of you for goodness sake-especially because your hormones are all over the place. These hormonal changes can ...

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Coronavirus During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

Coronavirus During Pregnancy :: American Pregnancy Association

The Centers for Disease Control has updated their risk assessment regarding Coronavirus during pregnancy.  The CDC previously stated your risk during pregnancy was low. Now they state “pregnant people might be at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 compared to non-pregnant people.” The following is the current guidance from the CDC. Additionally, there may be an increased risk ...

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