When a woman is 38 weeks pregnant, the American Pregnancy Association states that cramping can be sign of labor if it is occurring at consistent intervals that ultimately get closer together. Many women describe contract... More »

What to Expect states during the last month of pregnancy starting in week 36, a pregnant woman can expect pelvic pain, the pregnancy waddle and the dropping of the baby into the pelvic cavity. Pelvic pain is attributed t... More »

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Cramping during the fifth week of pregnancy is normal in most cases, according to American Pregnancy Association. Cramping in early pregnancy is caused by the development of the baby and the body's reaction to the change... More »

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To calculate the date of conception, a woman with regular menstrual periods counts 11 to 21 days from the first day of her last cycle, according to the American Pregnancy Association. Since most women do not know the exa... More »

Ultrasounds are most effective for calculating a woman's delivery date when performed between the eighth and 18th weeks of her pregnancy, according to the American Pregnancy Association. Predictions made with ultrasounds... More »

The answer to this is determined by the number of days in a woman?s cycle, according to the American Pregnancy Association. If a woman has a 21-day cycle and bleeds for seven days, then she could ovulate and become pregn... More »

No one knows for sure what brings on labor, so there is no way for a pregnant woman to break her water on purpose. In fact, What to Expect When You’re Expecting reports that fewer than 15 percent of pregnant women actual... More »

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