14 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Submitted by Nic on January 16, 2012
Being pregnant with twins can give an expectant couple the feeling of joy that they have never experienced before. When a woman is 14 weeks pregnant with twins, she is bound to grow large in size, in order to make room for the growing fetuses within her womb. Because of the fact that she is carrying twins, there is the need to be extra careful about all that she does during her pregnancy, because it is more fragile than a pregnancy involving one fetus. There may also be there requirement for you to have frequent ultrasound check ups to ensure that the pregnancy is progressing normally and that there are no complications...
Pregnancy And Baby Care Questions
...Bleeding during a pregnancy is never a good sign and it is the same when you are 14 weeks pregnant with twins and bleeding. Vaginal bleeding during a pregnancy is an indication that there is a slight complication with the pregnancy and it is best advised that the expectant mother remains calm and lies down on the flat of her back, with her legs slightly elevated. When you are expecting twins, there is a slight possibility that a complication has arisen in the pregnancy due to lack of space for the fetuses to grow and develop, leading to the occurrence of vaginal bleeding.
Although you may be 14 weeks pregnant with twins, symptoms of the pregnancy in the initial stages will be the same as any other pregnancy. Missing a period and nausea during the early hours of the morning are symptoms that are common to all pregnancies. As time goes by, there are a number of other changes that take place, both physically and emotionally, and are brought about by the changes in the hormones in the expectant mother’s body.
If you are 14 weeks pregnant with twins and cramping, it could be a possible indication that the fetuses are moving around in the womb, making room for each other. However, in the event that the cramping is accompanied with vaginal bleeding, it is important that you inform your doctor of the same without any delay. There are times when the cramping is caused by a certain amount of indigestion because of the changes in the eating habits, after having conceived. If at any time you feel that there is a complication with your pregnancy, remain clam and seek immediate medical assistance, avoiding panic that could have devastating effects.
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