No, but if you have any difficulty breathing, you should return to a lower elevation.
There is no evidence that sex causes miscarriage or premature labor in low-risk pregnancies. You may be sexually active until labor starts unless your physician instructs you otherwise. If your pregnancy is complicated, discuss this with your doctor.
Yes, hormones cause the ligaments and the cartilage in the joint to soften and move during pregnancy.
Yes, it is common to have palpitations. Notify your physicians if you have fainting spells.
Monistat or Miconazole 7 day cream is preferred.
Use Anusol HC cream or Tucks medicated pads to relieve hemorrhoidal discomfort. Increase the fluids and fiber in your diet to decrease constipation.
The recommended daily allowance during pregnancy is 1500 mg daily. Calcium supplements with Vitamin D are preferred.
Avoid long periods of standing or sitting. When sitting, elevate your legs above the level of your hips. Try wearing support pantyhose throughout the day. Exercise, such as walking 20 to 30 minutes daily, is also helpful.
Yes. In an uncomplicated pregnancy, we recommend exercise as it makes labor easier and decreases the incidence of pre-term labor as well as cesarean section. If an exercise causes cramping, shortness of breath, or pain, then decrease the intensity or stop exercising and discuss with your doctor