Are there any warning signs I should look for during week 17 of pregnancy?

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Most of the warning signs during week 17 of pregnancy are symptoms of heartburn and dizziness. As your uterus expands and pushes against the abdominal organs, it can cause frequent indigestion symptoms like heartburn, belching, and bad breath. Dizziness is also common and due to your expanding blood vessels. If you feel dizzy, drinking fluids and lying down on your left side may help. Talk to your doctor if you have severe heartburn or dizzy spells that are difficult to manage.

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Week 17 Of Pregnancy

Week 17 Of Pregnancy

It is common to start feeling lightheaded when changing positions too quickly or unbalanced on your feet when you're 17 weeks pregnant, so take it slow. Your baby is rapidly gaining weight and fat is beginning to form under its tr...

ansparent skin. You may begin to experience heartburn as your uterus expands, crowding your abdominal organs. You may even feel your baby move for the first time -- called quickening. Learn more about the changes to expect during the 17th week of pregnancy with expert advice from Sharecare.
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