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5 months pregnant. Tummy is small. Normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 983 Questions
User:how are you?
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:I am doing good doctor thank you.
Doctor:I am good, thanks
Doctor:Good to hear it
Doctor:Please proceed
User:Doctor we were chatting last time
User:iam 5 months pregnant.
User:My question my be stupid
Doctor:It does not matter
Doctor:You may ask me
Doctor:I remember you
Doctor:That is why I said "Hi" to you
User:but i need to know. My tummy is very small every one are telling that you are not showing i am so worried that is the baby is in good health
Doctor:Tummy will grow more in the last three months
Doctor:Do not worry
User:but thereis a friend of mine who is showing better than me she is also 5 months
Doctor:Go for regular antenatal check ups
Doctor:That is more than enough
Doctor:It is individualized
Doctor:Each mother and each baby is so unique and different
Doctor:No two living beings are similar
Doctor:You should not put all these in your mind and worry
Doctor:Be calm and stay calm
Doctor:I know you will have a healthy baby
User:hmm understand doctor.
User:Thanks doctor. Is teh negative waves coomon during this time. I have lot of negative thoughts liek if i sit or stand or travel sum thing will happen to baby
Doctor:Yes, it is common
Doctor:But, please relax
Doctor:Ultimately everything will be fine
User:This is my 20th week if i am not wrong
User:will teh baby movement will be offten?
User:becasue i am not able to realise teh movement
User:is there any problem
Doctor:This is your first pregnancy right?
Doctor:it is not a problem
Doctor:You will perceive it soon
Doctor:More so as your pregnancy proceeds further
User:so i need not have to worry regarding it?
Doctor:You need not worry
User:how should i find teh weightof teh baby? Is it necessary that i must gain more weight? what should be my weight during 5th month?
Doctor:In the whole of 9 months one can put on weight of approximately 8 kilos more
Doctor:At 5th the weight gain is minimum
Doctor:The baby would be around 600 gms
Doctor:Grossly, there will be less than 4 kgs of weight gain
Doctor:This is out of experience I am saying you
Doctor:It has not been studied clinically
Doctor:What is your current wieght?
Doctor:And what was your wieght at the beginning of your pregnancy?
User:my weight now is 60kgs. before pregnancy it was 58 kgs
Doctor:It is still fine
User:ohh thank you so much doctor. You have cleared my doubts. Have a great day . Bye bye
Doctor:You too have a great day
Doctor:Happy pregnancy
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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