Early Pregnancy Signs
- Q What are the symptoms of pregnancy?
The first symptoms of pregnancy may include a missed period, nausea or vomiting, fatigue, and breast tenderness. Increased heart rate is common as the pregnancy progresses, as are changes in blood pressure. Late in pregnancy, swelling of the legs and... Full Answer
- Q Can pregnancy symptoms be prevented?
There is some evidence to support the idea that taking vitamin supplements before conception, and during the early weeks of pregnancy, may help prevent some of the symptoms of pregnancy, especially the nausea and vomiting often known as "morning... Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat pregnancy symptoms?
In general, it is best to avoid using medications during pregnancy, but in some cases, medications may be used to treat symptoms associated with pregnancy. If nausea and vomiting are severe enough to cause weight loss or dehydration a condition known as... Full Answer
- Q What are the treatment options for pregnancy symptoms?
Getting more than the usual amount of sleep can help alleviate the fatigue associated with pregnancy. Treatment options for "morning sickness" - nausea and vomiting - and other digestive problems are varied, but eating small, more frequent, meals is... Full Answer
- Q Should I talk to my doctor about pregnancy symptoms?
If you suspect that you are pregnant because you have missed a period or have other signs of pregnancy, you should see your doctor. If you have taken a home test, a doctor can confirm the result. Your doctor can help you manage your pregnancy, assess... Full Answer