Pregnancy is an unique experience which might not be always pleasant. You might experience different unpleasant or perhaps even painful physiological changes which can be avoided or reduced if following a healthy pregnancy guide. Lets see which are the most common pregnancy complaints.

Excessive weight gain is one of the most common pregnancy complaints and often represents a serious problem after childbirth but even before weight gain which is normal in a healthy pregnancy you might experience morning sickness, mood swings, constipation, heartburn, regurgitation, urinary frequency, headache and sore breasts. Fortunately, many of mentioned complaints which commonly occur in the first trimester such as the morning sickness fade away on their own, while the others can be avoided or reduced by a healthy diet and adequate physical activity.

With progress of pregnancy some physiological changes might worsen but you might also experience other unpleasant changes such as back pain, swollen feet, varicose veins, stretch marks, cramps, inflammation of the urinary bladder (cystitis) and hemorrhoids. Besides being very unpleasant most of the pregnancy complaints do not represent any health risk neither for the pregnant woman nor for the fetus. However, it is highly important to pay attention to any changes and to consult with your health care provider about treatment of certain pregnancy complaint but most important of all is to start with healthy prenatal care as soon as pregnancy is being confirmed.

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