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A-Z Pregnancy Symptoms

Did your pregnancy dreams include visions of a neat rounded belly, and little kicks that made your heart flutter? While it's true that pregnancy has its share of wonderful moments and experiences to cherish, it also has a raft of less than fabulous pregnancy symptoms - including many you'd rather not discuss in public and many you'd probably like to forget (which you will, by the way, since forgetfulness is another symptom).

There are pregnancy symptoms you expected (like morning sickness – which also arrives in the evening) and symptoms you almost definitely didn't (like constipation, nosebleeds and bleeding gums). It's probably reassuring to know that you're not alone suffering these ailments - you're actually joining millions of other expectant women who are also wading their way through a different selection of pregnancy complaints. But it also helps to have some tried and true remedies at your (swollen) fingertips that will allow you to navigate around the majority of pregnancy grumbles.


Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy This describes a pregnancy that occurs either in the Fallopian tube or, more rarely, in the abdominal cavity.



Quickening

Quickening
This is an old-fashioned but very descriptive term...

Cramps

Cramps
Leg cramps in pregnancy can be extemely painful; w...

Gums bleeding

Gums bleeding
Sore and bleeding gums is due to the increase in o...

Breasts sore

Sore Breasts
Throughout pregnancy, your breasts will have been ...



Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness
Morning sickness affects about 50 per cent of all pregnant mothers to some extent.

Fainting

Fainting
During the first three months of pregnancy the hormone progesterone makes the blood vessels dilate and this has the effect of lowering blood pressure.



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