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Quick

(kwik),
Armand J., U.S. physician, 1894-1978. See: Quick method, Quick test.

quick

(kwik),
1. Pregnant with a child whose fetal movements are recognizable.
2. A sensitive part, painful to touch.
[A.S. cwic, living]

quick

(kwĭk)
n.
Sensitive or raw exposed flesh, as under the fingernails.
adj.
1. Pregnant.
2. Alive.

quick

A term of waning use for a state in which a pregnant woman can feel foetal movement.

quick

(kwik)
1. Pregnant with a child whose fetal movements are recognizable.
2. A sensitive part, painful to touch.
[A.S. cwic, living]

quick

(kwik)
A sensitive part, painful to touch.
[A.S. cwic, living]

Patient discussion about quick

Q. If the baby movement is quick, will it be harmful …..? Hi to all here…….I am 24 and 3 week pregnant. I am so happy because pregnancy is vital in every women’s life. I am curious to know when I could feel the baby movement and how it will be. If the baby movement is quick, will it be harmful …..?

A. First, congratulations for Olivia..

You should feel your baby's first movements, called "quickening," between weeks 16 and 24 of your pregnancy. If this is your first pregnancy, you may not feel your baby move until closer to 24 weeks. By the second pregnancy, some women start to feel movements as early as 13 weeks (this varies in every pregnant moms).

So when you reach your second trimester later, you need to monitor your baby's movement sometimes (just like saloni explained to you). Feel free to consult with your OB-GYN doctor whenever you feel a problem with your pregnancy.

But I wish you all the best for your pregnancy. Good luck! Stay healthy always..

Q. What are some of the best foods to eat that are low in fat but offer quick energy before a workout? I find that I get tired in the middle of my workouts and have trouble completing my weight lifting sessions. I would love to know some tips for staying energized without using anything that would make me shaky.

A. SUGARFREE STUFF

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Writer-director Peter Hedges beautifully captures the nuances of the different family members and his dialogue crackles with barbed one-liners that cut to the quick.
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The one us indrawn with desire as the other is waiting to let a life of suppressed guilt come pouring forth, the two men find the poetry in those quiet lives that McPherson yet again lets cut to the quick.