10 Early Signs of Labor

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Early Sign #3: Stop Gaining Weight

As the baby grows, a pregnant woman will begin to put on weight quite rapidly. In addition to gaining weight directly from the baby itself, women will also put on weight by building more fat reserves and other reserves to help make sure the baby has all that it needs.

A baby can only grow so large before being born, though, and one sign that labor is approaching is that the patient will stop gaining weight. In some cases, women are even likely to start losing some weight as labor approaches. This is quite normal and it does not usually mean that the baby itself is losing weight.

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