Do not take Ibuprofen only Tylenol or the generic kind as I said 16 weeks your baby will start to grow more and more your body is preparing for the baby to get bigger and better so the pains are totally normal the generic Tylenol really helps me and I do not know what I would do without it because I have pains and headaches everyday my boobs aren't feeling as bad as they were in the first trimester but I do have pains in them every once awhile our bodies are going through a lot do not worry so much you are going to feel exhausted and crappy but the main thing is just try to tell yourself it's going to be okay think about how exciting it's going to be when you see your little bundle of joy. I'm stressed about everything. i’m around 18 weeks and i just heard the heartbeat everything is fine, i’m extremely small! At 16 weeks pregnant, baby is the size of an avocado, measuring 4.6 inches long and weighing in at 3.5 ounces. Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Book: Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, FREE book offer – Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Woo hoo! Antibiotics prescribed by your GP are considered safe to be taken in pregnancy, your GP is aware of your pregnancy and would've prescribed antibiotics that are safe in pregnancy. Tell your health care provider what's on your mind, even if it seems silly or unimportant. 25th ed. We both walked out of that room in utter shock and didn't speak the whole way home. My last period was on 30th March ,2018..Then in april and May I missed my periods .But in mid of May month I tested my pregnancy it was negative .Then on 2nd of june again I did test and it showed me positive .Being a PCOD patient I have had irregular periods.So I just want to know how far along I am pregnant.I am not getting any appointments yet and have not had my first scan .Please help Thanks in advance . New York, N.Y.: McGraw-Hill Education; 2018. https:// accessmedicine.mhmedical.com. Prenatal care: Initial assessment. If you have a 4-month prenatal appointment scheduled for this week, you could be getting a 16-week ultrasound. Hi, I m 16 weeks pregnant & doctor advised me to do anomalay scan tomarrow. Will I have tests to find out why I miscarried? Does bleeding always end with a miscarriage? 10 weeks would be too long without appointment … What could be the problem and do we need to worry? However ,with the history you have given, it sounds like with you irregular periods, that you will be less than this when you go for your scan. I've had an abortion in the past. C-section? Your due date is when you are 40 weeks pregnant. Everyone is different :), every woman is different and if this is your first baby then you probably won’t show until 20 weeks or so. This content does not have an English version. I would get your urine checked, if that is clear of infection, then it is simply down to the position of your uterus as you suggested. Hey I'd like to know when I conceived I the first day of my last was the 4th of December 2018 the last date was on the 7th of December 2018 I went to the clinic and according to the nurse I am 16 weeks pregnant this week on Wednesday. But my belly button pulls from inside, having back pain as well. All rights reserved. Will I find out straight away if I have miscarried? Lennart Nilsson (2009) A Child is Born, Johnathan Cape, p.170. I’m also 15 weeks and had nuchal scan at 12weeks, am seeing community midwife at 16weeks and have another scan in 26th may. A scan revealed I had a “Molar” pregnancy. “Hearing my baby’s heart beat was wonderful and so reassuring. Will I be able to breastfeed if I'm on medication? I miscarried my first baby and the midwife explained that any time I was worried, we could have a listen in. This will help to indicate if you do have pre-eclampsiaYou may also be experiencing blurred or spots in your vision, pain under your right breast, and swelling on your hands, feet or face. NICE (2008) Antenatal care for uncomplicated pregnancies,Clinical guideline [CG62] Last updated: January 2017. https://www.nice.org.uk/Guidance/cg62, RCOG (2006) Recreational Exercise and Pregnancy: Information for you, London, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/patients/patient-information-leaflets/pregnancy/recreational-exercise-and-pregnancy.pdf. I am terrified about giving birth. Is there anything else I can do? Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products. Your health care provider might: Also, talk to your health care provider about any vaccinations you might need. Definitely doesn’t sound right how little you’ve had. As I sit here 3 years on from the day that I delivered my beautiful sleeping daughter I have decided to share my story.