Short gestation period

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Last reviewed: 20.11.2021

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There are days when the female body, in the literal sense, begins to behave defiantly. For some reason, you want to eat herring and, of course, with jam, or suddenly, "pull" on a salted cucumber. And women, experienced life experience, and girls who have no idea about the vicissitudes of fate, know that the shortest period of pregnancy can cause great changes in the female body.

And indeed, from the moment of fertilization in the body there is a restructuring of the hormonal background, which entails a change in the habitual taste preferences. There are a number of signs on which one can understand that there is a small gestation period: 

  • unusual taste preferences; 
  • increased sensitivity of the breast, swelling, pain in the nipples of the chest
  • absence of menstruation for more than a week from the due date; 
  • poor health, malaise accompanied by nausea, vomiting, mainly in the morning hours; 
  • a short period of pregnancy leads to rapid fatigue of the body, drowsiness; 
  • unmotivated irritability, tearfulness, unreasonable excitement and fear; 
  • frequent urination; 
  • the pregnancy test gave a positive result; 
  • The blood test for chorionic hormone was marked by a three-digit index; 
  • The ultrasound machine recorded a seal in the wall of the uterus - indicates but that you have a small gestation period.

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Sex and a small gestation period

Many married couples, especially those who are waiting for their first baby, are wondering whether it is possible to continue intimate intimacy after the onset of pregnancy. There is no unambiguous answer, just the doctor who observes pregnancy can tell . If there are no problems that can lead to termination of pregnancy, there is no female body, then nothing prevents a man and a woman from continuing an active sexual life. If there are even the slightest suspicions of pregnancy disruption, then all sorts of stresses should be abandoned.

The short period of pregnancy is a very critical period and only parents are able to decide what is more important - sexual relations or newly born life. With a favorable confluence of pregnancy, to harm the fetus, during intimate proximity, it is almost impossible. The size of the embryo is still very small, the uterus is enlarged, but not critical. Restrictions are, rather, psychological. Future dad, worried much more than my mother, sometimes afraid of just touching her once again. Therefore, with the question, you can have sex, if you have a small gestation period or refrain - go to the doctor, do not need independent activity.

Nevertheless, doctors and psychologists recommend not to deny yourself the pleasure, because pregnancy is a natural process and you should not be afraid of it. Active sex life during pregnancy provides the necessary amount of hormones to the female body, trains the muscles of the small pelvis, which is very useful in connection with future births. For the fruit of benefit, too, more than harm. Taking pleasure from the emotional background of the mother, the baby gets also a portion of hormonal make-up in the form of endorphin, a hormone of happiness.

Why are pregnancy tests "not working"?

Modern women are already accustomed to the fact that in walking distance, at any time of the day, at any pharmacy, you can get a test for determining pregnancy. Faith tests are almost irreproachable. However, tests are not always able to "give out" a positive result, despite the fact that there is already a small period of pregnancy.

Such "errors" may be related to the quality of the purchased test. The principle of the test for determining pregnancy is built on the "trapping" of the hormone in the woman's urine. Perhaps some manufacturing companies, simply, save on reagents and produce, therefore, not quality tests. For greater accuracy of the result, it is worth purchasing three tests of different firms and different price categories. If you have a suspicion of a short gestation period, checking your suspicions with three tests at once will increase the percentage of probability of the data obtained.

Another reason that a pregnancy test can give a negative result is the timing of the test. The greatest content of the hormone, when there is still a small period of pregnancy, is found in the morning urine, the more urination was, the less the percentage of the hormone remains. Therefore, conducting a pregnancy test in the evening hours can give a negative result, and the repeated test performed in the morning will give two pink stripes.

You can not exclude such an option as the absence of pregnancy. Having a delay of monthly, slightly more usual time, each woman begins to suspect her body that something is wrong. The first thing that comes to mind is to make a pregnancy test. A negative result can either calm or cause a new suspicion. In this case it is better to see a doctor and take a blood test for chorionic gonadotropin.

Causes of abortion in a small period

In a healthy body, women are all arranged and predisposed to receive a fertilized egg, and it is very difficult to cause a natural cessation of pregnancy. But you can not completely exclude such a possibility. In addition, as the practice of recent years shows, abortion occurs more often when a small pregnancy was not even noticed by a woman. This is possible, if there are any physiological disorders in the body, or an emotional breakdown.

To abortion can result: 

  • hormonal disorders; 
  • presence of physical or physiological abnormalities in the body (abortions, miscarriages, surgical interventions in the pelvic area); 
  • tumor neoplasms in the uterus (fibromas, fibroids); 
  • infection of the genitourinary system; 
  • large physical exertion (jumping to high altitude, lifting gravity); 
  • Nerve overvoltage;
  • taking medications, in the annotation of which, pregnancy is listed as a contraindication to admission; 
  • inflammatory diseases in the uterus (endometriosis).

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Natural beauty of pregnant women

Pregnancy makes changes not inside the body, outwardly the woman is also noticeably transformed, literally from the first days, after the discovery of an "interesting situation". A short period of pregnancy leads to the appearance of shine in the eyes and high spirits. The forms of the body acquire round, soft forms. A pregnant woman is beautiful with her naturalness. Even pigmentation spots on the face, the formation of which can not always be avoided, becomes, for some time, not a flaw, but an additional stroke in the portrait of a real woman.

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