Warning Signs During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very delicate phase of fetus development. During this phase, a women’s body undergoes various changes. So, it in order to avoid any complications it is important to keep a check on the warning signs of pregnancy.

Pregnancy can be summed into three semesters and hence it is necessary to know the warning signs during each semester, so that the pregnant lady can take necessary action.

During first trimester, almost all women experiences morning sickness, which is considered to be normal sign of pregnancy.However, excessive vomiting during this phase is a warning sign and must consult a doctor.

Probability of miscarriage is quite high during this period.So, bleeding in any form must not be ignored. Beside this, abdominal pain with or without bleeding is also one of the warning symptom of pregnancy during this semester.

Second trimester, constitutes similar warning symptoms as experienced during first trimester.

During third trimester, pregnancy becomes quite noticeable as abdomen of the pregnant women bulges out prominently. The same is accompanied by several risks and symptoms which need to be handled cautiously. In this stage, a women gains lot of weight and hence experiences back pain and abdominal pains.However, severe abdominal pain or pain on the sides of the abdomen which do not fade away, is considered to be a warning sign.

Similarly, pain while urinating, watery discharge, vaginal bleeding are also warning symptoms of third trimester.Healthy food is a must for healthy pregnancy. It is always advisable to eat small and regular meals. But, sometimes pregnant women are not able to tolerate any food or liquid and hence they must consult their gynecologist.

A pregnant woman must always be alert on their baby’s activity in their womb. Decrease or absence of fetal movement, is a sign of concern. In other words, lesser or no kicks inside the mother’s womb must not be ignored. Instead, they must inform and consult a doctor.

Premature labor pain can start in any stage of later pregnancy and hence it is important to know about it through its various symptoms.

  • Abdominal pain or cramps similar to the menstrual pain with or without diarrhea.
  • Increase in vaginal discharge. It may be with blood or mucous or watery.
  • Pelvic pressure.
  • Back pain.
  • Contractions in your womb.

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