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Questions Answered About Pre & Post Pregnancy By Karishma Shah

When Is The Best Time To Take A Pregnancy Test ?

The best time to take a pregnancy test is when periods or monthly menstrual cycles are late. This step shall help in keeping away from any form of confusion.  

When Should I Take A Pregnancy Test ?

You can take a pregnancy test whenever your period is occuring behind time because that is when these  tests are known to work the best. It is always suggested to take the pregnancy test at the earliest.

What To Eat During Pregnancy?

Things one should eat during pregnancy are fruits, whole grains, different types of vegetables, fat-free or low-fat dairy or milk products along with high protein food.

What Not To Eat During Pregnancy ?

One  should avoid foods like uncooked seafood d the risk of contamination,deli meat as it can be contaminated with listeria or other bacteria which can lead to miscarriage. Other than this, raw eggs, unpasteurized and others should be avoided. 

What To Eat After Vomiting During Pregnancy?

Once vomiting is stopped then you can opt for toasted white bread, fruits, potatoes, crackers, white rice, plain pasta and even hot cereal.i It is advised to avoid  fried, greasy, or spicy foods.

How Many Weeks Is A Normal Pregnancy ?

A normal pregnancy lasts for about 280 days or 40 weeks in particular.

How Many Weeks Does Pregnancy Last ?

Pregnancy lasts for about  40 weeks or 280 days. An immature baby can be delivered within 37 weeks of your pregnancy. Extremely untimely babies can be born as early as 28 weeks. 

What To Do After Positive Pregnancy Test ?

Immediately after the result is positive, the woman  starts conceiving. The egg is released in one to three days of the result. Once it is released it is fertile for almost 24 hours.

Does Covid Affect Pregnancy ?

The risk of covid to pregnant women is pretty low. Yet women, the ones who are recently pregnant or are pregnant are at high risk of covid. Seriousness in this case can lead to hospitalisation. 

Does Alcohol Affect Pregnancy Test? 

Consumption of alcohol, especially in the first 3 months of pregnancy increases the risk of miscarriage or untimely birth. Other than this, the birth weight of the baby can be low as babies cannot process alcohol.

How Much Weight Should You Gain During Pregnancy ?

Moderate weight gain is considered to be important. This is because the baby needs a balanced supply of nutrients and calories to grow during its stay in the womb. One can gain around 25 to 35 pounds during pregnancy.

When Does Baby Heartbeat Start During Pregnancy ?

A fetal heartbeat may first be detected by a vaginal ultrasound as early as 5 1/2 to 6 weeks after gestation.