Is this a trick question? The easy part to answer is regarding folic acid; all women should take 400 mcg of folic acid daily from the time they think about getting pregnant through at least the first twelve weeks of pregnancy, to prevent neural tube defects in the fetus (these can lead to serious birth
Hemorrhoids, which are the abnormal dilation of veins in the anal canal, frequently occur or flare up during pregnancy. Pressure on the backside from the uterus is certainly implicated in this painful condition, and prolonged sitting can make this worse. Hemorrhoids can sometimes bleed, particularly with bowel movements, and this can be scary. If it happens, calm
Morning sickness is no fun, and it can make the first few months of pregnancy pretty wretched. The good news is, that for most women who experience some nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy, it starts to go away in the third month and is a distant memory a month later.
Folic acid is a B-vitamin that is essential for normal neural tube closure and development in the fetus.
First, it is important to know that your “due date” should really be thought of as a “due month.”