Pregnancy Symptoms Chart

Pregnancy Symptoms Chart

Pregnancy Symptoms Chart Copyright 2014 © Calmmother Limited. All rights reserved. This document is designed for general informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide, and does not constitute, medical, health, legal, investment, financial or other professional advice. For further information, view the Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions on the www.calmmother.com site.       Symptom Trimester Remedy (see the Calmmother Limited Pregnancy Care Pinterest page for links to these products and much more) 1st 2nd 3rd Head/face Acne
Tea Tree Oil spot treatment or mixed with face wash
Drink enough water in a day Bleeding gums (Gingivitis
Floss regularly and use mouthwash (check out Jason brand natural mouthwash and toothpaste) Brown skin discoloration on face (Chloasma Faciei, Melisma or Mask of Pregnancy)
This should go away after you deliver your baby, though it may take months Eye changes to dryness and vision
Similasan’s Dry Eye Relief sterile eye drops Faintness / Dizziness
Drink an adequate amount of water and other liquids
Maintain a healthy diet and take appropriate supplements
Get up slowly if you are laying down or sitting Headaches
Magnesium (Magnelevures by Unda) Rhinitis (stuffy nose
The Himalayan Institute Neti Pot Saliva (increased production of
This should change after you deliver your baby, though it may take time Smell (heightened sense of
This should change after you deliver your baby but may take a while Chest Areolas (darkening of
This should change after you deliver your baby, though it may take months Breast enlargement
Make sure you are wearing a supportive bra
A night bra can be helpful as well (check out Medela’s)
Gap’s Support Cami is great for support at night as well Breast soreness / tenderness
This should change after you deliver your baby and when you are finished breastfeeding and pumping, but it takes time

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Try gentle stretching – and relax! Heartburn (acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)) ♥
Eat small meals and avoid laying down up to one hour after meals
Avoid greasy, spicy foods
Eat fruits high in digestive enzymes (grapefruit, papaya and pineapple, etc.)
Calcium & Magnesium tablets or Pascoe pH Balance tabs (consult Naturopathic Doctor or qualified healthcare provider before taking them) Montgomery’s Tubercules (small goose bump like raised areas on the areola of the breast)
This should go away after you deliver your baby, though it may take months Arms / Hands Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Acupuncture
Contrast hydrotherapy can help increase blood flow and reduce pain - by submerging affected wrist in really warm/hot water for 3-5 minutes, then into very cold ice water for 1 minute (repeat cycle twice 1 to 3 times daily)
Prescription from your qualified healthcare provider Nails (accelerated growth / thinning
This may or may not change after you delivery your baby Palmar Erythema (reddening of the palms of hands)
This should go away after you deliver your baby but it may take a while Abdomen / Stomach Abdominal cramping
Maternity support belts provide support for your bump (see Medela’s) Abdominal muscle separation
Maternity support belts provide support for your bump (see Medela’s) Abdominal pain (round ligament pain
Maternity support belts provide support for your bump (see Medela’s) Belly button soreness ♥
This should go away after you deliver your baby but may take a while Braxton Hicks Contractions
This will go away after your baby is delivered Cervix (changes to, including the softening of the cervix or the cervix becoming more purplish in colour)
This will change after you deliver your baby

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Ask your qualified healthcare provider which Beano product might work for you to help avoid gas Linea Nigra (dark vertical line down the centre of abdomen)
This should go away after you deliver your baby, though it may take months Nausea / Vomiting (Morning Sickness) ♥
Fresh ginger grated into a cup of hot water (with lemon)
Watermelon
Crackers
Ginger Root vitamins (ask your qualified healthcare provider about Natural Factors brand)
There are a number of homeopathic medicines that can be prescribed, depending on whether the trigger is smell or something else, including Nux Vomica Pubic bone pain
Try sleeping with a body pillow Uterus (changes to, including the softening of the uterus)
This will change after you deliver your baby Back / Hips Backache ♥
Try sleeping with a body pillow
Magic Bag products can help with aches and pains
Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture or Bowen Therapy may help Hip pain or soreness
Try sleeping with a body pillow
Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture or Bowen Therapy may help Sciatica (injury or compression on the sciatic nerve)
Try sleeping with a body pillow
Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture or Bowen Therapy may help Bladder Bladder infections
As prescribed by your qualified healthcare provider
Drink unsweetened cranberry juice Incontinence (involuntary leakage of urine – may happen anytime or specifically when you cough, sneeze,
Visit a qualified Osteopath
Don’t forget to do your Kegels (see our Pregnancy Care page on Pinterest for

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Visit a qualified Osteopath Vagina Bleeding / Spotting ♥
Consult your qualified healthcare provider if this does not stop Leukorrhea (milky white vaginal discharge)
This will change after you deliver your baby Vaginal discharge (increased
This will change after you deliver your baby Yeast Infections
There are a number of natural remedies for preventing and treating yeast infections, noted below.

Ask your qualified healthcare provider which are best for you.

Wear breathable cotton underwear and loose pants
Avoid wearing wet bathing suits for prolonged periods
Wash yourself and your partner before intercourse and use a condom
Drink unsweetened cranberry juice and eat garlic cloves
Use tea tree oil, plain yogurt, ultra flora, acidophilus and bidophilus, as prescribed by your qualified healthcare provider Bowels Constipation
Eat an adequate amount of vegetables and water daily
Avoid constipating foods: meat, white flour and excessive dairy (eg. pizza) - cooked fish tends to be less constipating than red meat and poultry, but if you are eating meat, have smaller portions and chew it a lot to break it down
Ask your qualified healthcare provider about taking Magnesium (Magnelevures by Unda) or digestive enzymes with Hydrochloric acid (HCl) Hemorrhoids
Use wet wipes and a spray bottle rather than toilet paper
Witch Hazel works wonders
For other prevention and treatment ideas, check out the Honest Co.

wipes pin on our Pregnancy Care Pinterest page Perineal / Perineum aching ♥
Perineal massage (a helpful guide is on our Pregnancy Care Pinterest page)

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Magnesium (Magnelevures by Unda)
Yoga
Elevating legs Restless leg syndrome (overpowering urge to move legs) ♥
Magnesium (Magnelevures by Unda)
Yoga
Elevating legs and feet Sciatica (injury or compression of the sciatic nerve causing pain, weakness, numbness or tingling in the legs) ♥
Try sleeping with a body pillow
Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture or Bowen Therapy
Yoga
Elevate your feet and legs Shoe size (increases due to feet flattening, widening and being puffy)
This will change after you deliver your baby in terms of swelling going down, though you may find that your feet permanently go up a size Spider and varicose veins
You can help to prevent spider and varicose veins by doing the following: - wear support stockings or leggings (Jobst and Sigvaris are great!) - elevate your feet and legs - avoid sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time - avoid exposure to hot temperatures, including baths - regular exercise Physical Symptoms (not necessarily associated with a specific body part) Edema (fluid retention / swelling / bloating)
This should go away after you deliver your baby Food cravings or aversions
Ask your qualified healthcare provider what nutrients your body may be asking for if you are craving the same type of food, or if you are craving things like dirt!

Hirsutism (excessive hairiness on parts of the body where it does not usually grow or is typically minimal)
This will change after you deliver your baby Libido (changes in sex drive
This may or may not change after you have your baby

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Sensitivity, generally (to strong colours, smells or sounds)
This should change after you deliver your baby Skin changes (itchiness, dryness, rashes, hives, etc.)
Use oils such as coconut, olive, grape seed or almond by themselves or mixed with your lotion to help avoid dry skin
Fish Oil with Omega and DHA has been known to help with skin conditions such as hives and eczema – ask your qualified healthcare practitioner about it Skin tags (skin growth typically occurring in high friction areas like armpits, neck and under breasts)
These usually go away on their own after your baby is born but it may take months
A dermatologist may be able to remove them for you Stretch marks ♥
Use oils such as coconut, olive, grape seed, almond, or vitamin E by themselves or mixed with your lotion, especially after you bath or shower (you can do this as prevention in early stages of pregnancy) Sweating (increased, day or night
This should change after you have your baby Thirstiness (increased
Adequate amount of water and other liquids Weepiness (increased
This should go away after you deliver your baby (unless you have temporary baby blues or suffer from post partum depression) - consult your healthcare provider Weight gain (cellulite
Gaining weight during pregnancy is normal (see our Pregnancy Care page on Pinterest for more information)
Consult your healthcare provider regarding healthy weight gain Emotional Symptoms Depression
As prescribed by your qualified healthcare provider Emotional changes (may include increased moodiness, sensitivity or irritability)
This should go away after you deliver your baby (unless you have temporary baby blues or suffer from post partum depression)
Fish Oil with Omega and DHA may help
Consult your qualified healthcare provider Fatigue
Appropriate nutrient and supplement regime, including iron (if it is low)
Adequate sleep, including naps

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For more information about pregnancy symptoms, visit http://www.mayoclinic.org - they have a great search engine and detailed information! You should always consult with your medical doctor, naturopathic doctor or other qualified healthcare provider regarding your pregnancy symptoms and remedies. This document is designed for general informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide, and does not constitute, medical, health, legal, investment, financial or other professional advice. For further information, view the Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions on the www.calmmother.com site.