Pregnancy Symptoms

Common pregnancy symptoms

common-pregnancy-symptomsYour baby’s activity is an indication of your baby’s health. If you notice a significant decrease in fetal movement, have a high carbohydrate snack and drink. Go to a quiet spot by yourself, lie on your left side, and count each fetal movement, no matter how slight. You should count at least 6-10 movements in an hour. If you do not, please call our office. Here are some medications for common pregnancy symptoms:

Constipation: Any fiber laxative (Metamucil, Citrucel), Colace, Senokot, Miralax
Aches, pains, fever: Tylenol, Extra Strength Tylenol (Acetaminophen) (up to 8 per day)
Nasal congestion or sinus: Sudafed, Benadryl, Mucinex, Claritin, Zyrtec
Sore throat: Cough drops or Chlora Septic Spray
Cough and congestion: Robitussin (plain), Mucinex
Gas pain: Gaviscon, Mylanta Gas, any simethicone medications
Diarrhea: Imodium or Kaopectate
Indigestion/Heartburn: Tums, Riopan, Maalox, Mylanta, Zantac, Pepcid (liquid antacids tend to work best)
Nausea: Emetrol, Vitamin B6, Ginger
Hemorrhoids: Tucks, Anusol, Preparation H
Yeast infection: Monistat Cream, Gyne-Lotrimin

Call us for these pregnancy symptoms

Call us immediately at 931-380-3030 if you experience any of the following:

  • Leaking of fluid, rupture of membranes
  • Bright red bleeding
  • Severe or unusual pain or cramping
  • Sudden increase in swelling
  • Temperature of 101 degrees or higher
  • If you fall or have any abdominal trauma