The symptoms and discomforts of pregnancy are those presentations and conditions that result from pregnancy but do not significantly interfere with activities of daily living or pose a threat to the health of the mother or baby. Sometimes a symptom that is considered a discomfort can be considered a complication when it is more severe.
For example, nausea (morning sickness) can be a discomfort, but if, in combination with significant vomiting it causes a water-electrolyte imbalance, it is a complication known as hyperemesis gravidarum.
Some women have a negative result and test again a week later to find that it is positive.
The terms preterm and postterm have largely replaced earlier terms of premature and postmature.
Preterm and postterm are defined above, whereas premature and postmature have historical meaning and relate more to the infant's size and state of development rather than to the stage of pregnancy.
Through an interplay of hormones that includes follicle stimulating hormone that stimulates folliculogenesis and oogenesis creates a mature egg cell, the female gamete.
Fertilization is the event where the egg cell fuses with the male gamete, spermatozoon.
If the urine sample is tested on the spot, you probably will be given the result after just a few minutes.
These tests are available to buy from chemists or supermarkets and enable you to find out if you are pregnant in private after a few minutes.
The best time to collect a urine sample is first thing in the morning.
This is because levels of h CG will have built up overnight.
The rule estimates the expected date of delivery (EDD) by adding a year, subtracting three months, and adding seven days to the origin of gestational age.