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7 Reasons for Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy You Shouldn’t Ignore

Pelvic pain during pregnancy is not unusual, especially in the first trimester. This is often just a side effect of the uterus growing in order to adapt to the increasing size of the child. However, this pain should be mild. If it is severe or accompanied by bleeding of any kind, you should immediately visit your doctor in order to rule out a more serious condition like a miscarriage. In this article, we gathered seven reasons for pelvic pain during pregnancy you shouldn’t ignore. 1. Miscarriage Miscarriage can occur in one of four pregnancies in the United States. Most of them occur in the first trimester as a result of a genetic abnormality. More than 85 percent of miscarriages occur by the eighth week of pregnancy. The most common symptoms include mild or severe spotting, severe cramps in the abdominal area, and mild or severe back pain. 2. Ectopic pregnancy...
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The Prenatal Ecosystem And Factors That Affect Its Functionality

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To state that the womb in which a woman carries her baby is yet another ecosystem may sound like an awkward metaphor, but it is actually quite true. In fact it is by far one of the most beautiful ecosystems ever; not only is it responsible for sustaining human life, but is also responsible for bringing one into the global ecosystem. Thus providing a growing fetus with the right environmental essentials is of utmost importance for its proper growth, development and nourishment. And naturally, as every ecosystem is affected by its environment, there are of course three key factors that affect a prenatal ecosystem; a woman’s diet, the state of her health and disease and the effects of drugs. The importance of a healthy diet They say when a woman sets on to her journey of becoming two – or more, she needs to begin eating for two as well....
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