A good rule of thumb is to lose no more than one and a half pounds per week, which would be a calorie deficit of 3,500 to 5,250…

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Is pregnancy nine or 10 months long? Your 40 weeks of pregnancy are counted as nine months. But wait … there are four weeks in a month, which…

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists do not recommend blood lead testing of all pregnant women in the…

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Other signs of pregnancy include: The fish’s coloring will fade. … The fish may become more aggressive or skittish. The stomach of the fish may take on an…

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How long is full term? Pregnancy lasts for about 280 days or 40 weeks. A preterm or premature baby is delivered before 37 weeks of your pregnancy. Extremely…

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A medication such as Benadryl®, Vistaril® or Ambien® may be recommended. If your contractions are painful and keeping you awake, your provider may also recommend a pain medication…

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It’s very common — and normal — to have an upset stomach when you’re pregnant. Chalk it up to pregnancy’s hormonal changes. It usually happens early in pregnancy,…

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When do expecting moms start producing milk? Pregnant moms start producing small amounts of colostrum as early as three or four months into pregnancy. (You may have noticed…

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Often, the first warning signs of an ectopic pregnancy are light vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain. If blood leaks from the fallopian tube, you may feel shoulder pain…

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There’s no one way to take a salt pregnancy test (or an official set of rules, for that matter), but in general, all you have to do is…

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