Concerns and Discomforts of Pregnancy
This eleven-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, stuffiness and nosebleeds, skin, hair and nails, tender breasts and leaking milk, frequent urination and urine leaks, vaginal drainage, constipation and diarrhea, hemorrhoids, back pain and leg cramps, varicose veins, swelling of hands and feet, cold and flu virus, abdominal pain and contractions, sexual activity, changes in mood or memory, and food cravings and aversions.
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