Fibroids are non-cancerous growths on the womb (uterus), and are very common in women. Scientific studies estimate that fibroids occur in about one in every two women. Fibroids usually develop prior to pregnancy, and it’s not uncommon for women to be told they have fibroids at the time of their first pregnancy scan. Fortunately, majority of women with fibroids in pregnancy will not experience any complications. The growth of the unborn baby is largely unaffected. Pregnancy advances normally, and delivery is not any different from that of other women without fibroids.
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I need your help. I am 2 months pregnant and I have been vomiting excessively. I can’t retain any fluids or feeds. What should I do please? Nausea and vomiting is very common in early pregnancy. For some, it is the initial indication of an unplanned pregnancy. It’s usually caused by rising levels of a particular hormone produced in early pregnancy. Luckily, the hormone levels tend to taper off as the pregnancy advances. For the majority, the nausea and vomiting tends to resolve by the end of the first 3 months.
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Carrying a twin pregnancy is not an uncommon event. It occurs when the uterus carries two fetuses simultaneously rather than one. Having twins runs in some families, and age appears to be a contributing factor. Women in their late thirties have a higher chance of having twins, usually due to release of more than one egg during the menstrual cycle. But with increasing use of assisted conception, there is a trend towards a disproportionate number of twin pregnancies.
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You may have observed that friends tend to do similar things. Having a baby is no different. A recent study has shown that young women whose friends have had a baby are more likely to follow suit. Whereas such studies may not necessarily be applicable to your circumstances, being aware of social trends may sometimes impact on your choices.
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Periods in teenagers are very variable in terms of the amount of bleeding and pain. Luckily, most teenagers experiencing heavy and painful periods will only have such symptoms for only a short period of their reproductive life. The symptoms tend to settle down spontaneously in most cases, without any specific intervention.
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