Concerns and Discomforts of Pregnancy
This ten-page handout educates women about discomforts they may experience as their body changes during pregnancy. It identifies and explains common concerns and discomforts of pregnancy, making recommendations for possible treatment and clarifying those symptoms for which a doctor should be called. The document discusses nausea, exercise, energy and sleep, oral health, headaches and dizziness, nose stuffiness and nosebleeds, skin, hair and nails, breasts that are tender or leak milk, urinating often or urine leaks, vaginal drainage, constipation or diarrhea, hemorrhoids, back pain and leg cramps, varicose veins, swelling of hands and feet, cold, flu, or a virus, abdominal pain or contractions, sexual activity, changes in mood and memory, and food cravings and aversions.
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