What are some problems that occur during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Common problematic symptoms during the 1st trimester include breast sensitivity and swelling, tiredness, increased urination, a dislike of certain foods and food smells, stomach upset and vomiting, vaginal discharge, moodiness, and high temperature. During this time, your risk for miscarriage is greater than any other trimester. By the 1st trimester of pregnancy, many of the symptoms you've been experiencing are going away. At this point, you may start having other problems related to your growing uterus. As your uterus grows, you may start feeling aches or cramps called round ligament pain.

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