You may also require a caesarean section and may need specialist anaesthetic requirements.
Therefore to provide a safer option for you and your baby we will need to share care with KEMH. Find out what KEMH offers: KEMH Calculate your BMI, visit: Baby Centre Folic acid is one of the few nutrients known to prevent neural tube birth defects, such as spina bifida.
If you are experiencing any increasing abdominal pain or bleeding prior to 8 weeks you will need to be seen earlier to ensure the pregnancy is not ectopic (inside the fallopian tube).
We work out your estimated due date from the first day of your last menstrual period. every 28 days then this is the most accurate method; however if your cycle is irregular then the scan dates will be the most accurate.
A minimum of 15 minutes of activity 3 or more times per week is beneficial during pregnancy.
We will need to monitor you and your baby closely as you are at higher risk of developing complications such as gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia and blood clots.There are prescription medicines available if your vomiting becomes persistent and debilitating.The ideal time to be fitted for a maternity bra is around your 16th week ( 4 months).BMI is a simple index of weight-for-height and is calculated by dividing a person’s weight in kilograms by the square of their height in metres (kg/m2).There are three different classes of obesity: BMI 30.0–34.9 (Class I) BMI 35.0–39.9 (Class 2) BMI 40 and over (Class 3) If you are in the Class 2 BMI range you will require an anaesthetic consult prior to delivering at either PHC or RDH.