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Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Pregnancy: Pregnancy (General) | Discomforts | Drugs | Exercise | Later-Age Pregnancy | Nutrition | Pregnancy Loss | Prenatal Tests | Risks to Pregnancy | Teenage Pregnancy

Childbirth: Birthing Options | Childbirth (Labor and Delivery) | Newborn Screening Tests | Multiple Births | Premature Birth | Postpartum Depression

Other Topics: General Pregnancy and Childbirth | Preparing for Pregnancy


Discomforts of Pregnancy

(Jump to: Overviews | Back Pain | Digestive System Discomforts | Nausea and Vomiting | Other Discomforts )

Overviews of Discomforts
Symptoms of Pregnancy: What Happens Right Away:Mayo Clinic
Common Discomforts During Pregnancy:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


Back Pain
Back Pain During Pregnancy:Mayo Clinic
Backache:March of Dimes
Easing Back Pain During Pregnancy:ACOG

Digestive System Discomforts
Adominal Pain or Cramping:March of Dimes
Gas:March of Dimes
Heartburn and Indigestion:March of Dimes
Hemorrhoids:March of Dimes
Round Ligament Pain:eMedicine Consumer Health


Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea:March of Dimes
Morning Sickness:ACOG
See also Risks to Pregnancy, Hyperemesis Gravidarum


Other Discomforts
Congestion and Nosebleeds:March of Dimes
Fatigue:March of Dimes
Frequent Urination:March of Dimes
Headaches:March of Dimes
Leg Cramps:March of Dimes
Shortness of Breath:March of Dimes
Sleeping Difficulties:March of Dimes


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