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Should i be concerned about not grown belly during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Apr-2014
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Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:Hello Doctor..
User:M 5 months pregnant..m 5th month started on 23rd of last month..
User:Had my doctir checkup done on 16th Feb..
User:my 18 - 20 months sonography has been done on 27th Feb..and everythg is normal..
User:But my belly has not grown much..
Doctor:Is this is your first pregnancy?
User:is thr a problem..
User:yes
User:My weight has increased by 6 kgs..
Doctor:Are you able to feel the fetal movements?
User:Yes after i eat somethg..
Doctor:Ok
User:or have my food
Doctor:Belly growth is better appreciated in the third trimester.
Doctor:which is the last 3 months of pregnancy.
Doctor:At 5th month, one will hardly see any changes in the belly size.
User:Actually one of my colleages is also pregnant and her date is in XXXXXXX .but her belly has grown too much..so my concern.
Doctor:So do not be worried a lot a bout belly size.
Doctor:If you are able to feel more than 10 fetal movements in a day, your child is active and growing healthy.
User:Ok..
Doctor:There are lot of difference between the belly size of pregnant mother.
User:Is it bcozm healthy..
Doctor:So don't be worried about size of other expecting mother.
Doctor:The size will be more appreciated after the 7th month.
User:bcoz my friend is thinner than me..also her doctor has told her that her is child is in upper part..which will give rise to premature pregnancy
Doctor:As I said earlier, health of your child inside is better felt by fetal movements and through ultrasound scan.
User:yeah in ultrasound..everythg ws ok..
User:was worried only bcoz of belly size.
Doctor:So do not be worried and you need not compare with your friend.
User:Ok thanks..
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:Yes..also i feel hungry more often..
User:is that Ok..
User:Have Fruits or nutri biscuits then
Doctor:That's fine. Have your doctors checked your blood sugars?
Doctor:Some women experience high blood sugars during pregnancy.
Doctor:If your blood sugars are normal, then fruits and biscuits can be continued.
User:Yes its normal..
Doctor:Then you can take those fruits and biscuits.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:Ok thanks.
User:No thank you..Nice chatting with u..
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Bye
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