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    other than checking ankles, legs and wrists for swelling, what other parts of the body do doctors examine in pregnant women??
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    other than checking ankles, legs and wrists for swelling, what other parts of the body do doctors examine in pregnant women??
    Stomach/Uterus. Measuring the stomach to check its inline with the growth norms and ultrasound to actually look/measure the baby obviously. Sometimes the blood for stuff like gestational diabetes or anaemia or pre-eclampsia.
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    Stomach/Uterus. Measuring the stomach to check its inline with the growth norms and ultrasound to actually look/measure the baby obviously. Sometimes the blood for stuff like gestational diabetes or anaemia or pre-eclampsia.
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    other than checking ankles, legs and wrists for swelling, what other parts of the body do doctors examine in pregnant women??
    Blood pressure and urine protein, both of which could indicate pre-eclampsia if elevated.
 
 
 
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