Whats the definition of pregnant?

Whats the definition of pregnant?

1 : containing a developing embryo, fetus, or unborn offspring within the body : gravid. 2 : full, teeming.

What are some pregnancy questions?

Common pregnancy questions

  • How will I feel when I’m pregnant?
  • What if I have any bleeding during my pregnancy?
  • Why do I need a midwife?
  • When should I arrange to see a midwife?
  • Can I exercise when pregnant?
  • How much exercise should I do?
  • How do I get a midwife?
  • Is it true I can get free dental care when I’m pregnant?

What is pregnant pause?

A pregnant pause is a silence full of potential in the way a pregnant body is full of a new human being. A pregnant pause leaves the listener full of anticipation, just like a pregnancy is full of excitement about the forthcoming baby.

What is the scientific word for pregnant?

Gestation: Gestation is just another word for pregnancy.

Who is a pregnant mother?

A woman who is (or has been only) pregnant for the first time is referred to as a primigravida, and a woman in subsequent pregnancies as a multigravida or as multiparous. Therefore, during a second pregnancy a woman would be described as gravida 2, para 1 and upon live delivery as gravida 2, para 2.

Who can I ask about pregnancy questions?

If you need an answer to your question right away, chat with a health educator or text “PPNOW” to 774636 (PPINFO) to get info about pregnancy, birth control, emergency contraception, STDs, and abortion.

Can J get pregnant?

You may feel your body making changes quickly (within the first month of pregnancy) or you may not notice any symptoms at all. Symptoms of early pregnancy can include a missed period, an increased need to urinate, swollen and tender breasts, fatigue, and morning sickness.

What happens on your first doctor’s appointment when pregnant?

What You Can Expect. Your doctor will give you a full physical exam, including checking your weight and blood pressure. You will also have a breast and pelvic exam. Your doctor will do a Pap test (unless you’ve had one recently) to check for cervical cancer and any sexually transmitted infections.

What are the signs and symptoms of pregnancy?

The most common early signs and symptoms of pregnancy might include:

  • Missed period. If you’re in your childbearing years and a week or more has passed without the start of an expected menstrual cycle, you might be pregnant.
  • Tender, swollen breasts.
  • Nausea with or without vomiting.
  • Increased urination.
  • Fatigue.

What is another name for pregnant belly?

Gravid. This synonym of pregnant is appropriate especially when it feels like gravity has taken on new and specifically perinatal meaning. Like the word gravity, gravid comes from the Latin word gravis, meaning “heavy.”