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The Fibromyalgic Pregnancy and Beyond - Index

Index

Editors Note: This index applies to the published version of this leaflet.

 A

Abdominal pain 16, 17, 20, 21, 27

Alpha-Fetoprotein Test (AFP) 10

Alcohol 4, 15

Amniocentesis 11, 12

Atypical antibodies 23

 

B

Backache 14, 15, 22

Bleeding 12, 16, 18 – 21, 33

Bloody show 20, 27, 31

Braxton-Hicks contractions 18

Breasts 13, 18, 25

Breastfeeding 4, 35

Breathing 14, 22, 28, 29

 

C

Caesarean section  29, 33

Calcium 4

Cervical smear test 3, 12

Changes 4, 8, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 31, 34

Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) 12

Complications 12, 13, 20, 21, 22, 33

Conception 3, 5, 6

Constipation 14, 16. 17

Contractions 18, 22, 27, 31, 32

Cramps 11, 22, 27, 31

Cravings 8, 17

 

D

Dentist 4

Diagnostic Testing 9, 11

Dilating 31

Dizzy spells 17

 

E

Early pregnancy bleeding 20

Early Labour 18, 27, 31

Emotional changes 13, 18, 19

Engagement 25

Engorgement 25

Entonox 29

Epidural 29, 30, 33

Essential fatty acids 4

Established Labour 27, 31

Excessive salivation 14

Exercise 3, 7, 14, 15, 34

Exhaustion 7, 34

 

F

False labour 27

Fatigue 7. 8

Fertility 4, 6,

First trimester combined screening 9, 10, 11

Fluid retention 22

Forceps 12, 30, 32, 33

 

G

Genetic screening 3

Getting to know your baby 34

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) 24

 

H

Haemorrhoids 16

Hazardous fumes 6

Headaches 18, 20, 21, 22, 30

Heartburn 14, 15

Herbal tea 4, 15

High blood pressure 21

Hormone levels 10, 15, 35

Hydrotherapy 28, 29

Hypnosis 29

I

Immunisations 3

Induction of labour 31, 32

Infectious diseases 3, 6

Insomnia 15

 L

Labour 18, 20 - 33

Late pregnancy bleeding 20, 21

Less common changes 20

Libido 5, 8

Listeria 6

Lovemaking 5, 35

 

M

Massage 5, 27, 29, 35

Medication 3, 5, 13, 16, 22, 28, 35

Mobility 28

Monitoring in labour 31

Mood swings 8, 18

“Morning” sickness 13, 14


N

Nausea 7, 8, 13, 14, 18, 30

Nose bleeds 18

 

P

Pain Relief 28, 29, 31, 32, 35

Pelvic pressure 22

Pet litter 6

Pethidine 29, 30

Pica 8, 17

Piles (see haemorrhoids) 15

Plan ahead 34

Postnatal 22, 34, 37

Pre-conception 3

Pregnancy 7

Premature labour 22,24

Premature rupture of membranes 24

Prescription medications 3

Protein 4

Prolonged ruptured membranes 24

 

R

Recreational drugs 3

Real labour 18, 27

“Red hot pokers” 25

Risk Results 10,

Round ligament pain 16

 

S

Screening tests 10

Sexual changes 19

Skin changes 15

Sperm count 4

Smoking 3, 4

Stretch marks 18

Stress 7, 12, 14

Swelling 15, 17, 20, 21

 

T

TENS 28, 29

Trans Abdominal CVS 12

Trans Cervical CVS 12

Toxoplasmosis 6

 

U

Ultrasound screening 9

Uncomfortable breathing 14

 

V

Vacuum extraction 32

Vaginal birth 31, 32, 33

Vaginal Birth after Caesarean (VBAC) 33

Vaginal discharge 16, 22

Varicose veins 15

 

W

Weight 3, 10, 14, 18, 20, 21, 22, 25


 If you have any preconception, pregnancy, childbirth or postnatal questions that this booklet doesn’t answer then please email me using this form.


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