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Pregnancy is often considered a miraculous and life changing event. Undoubtedly as you continue your pregnancy you will have questions about your own growth and development and that of your baby. Many mothers wonder throughout their pregnancy whether their symptoms are normal and wonder what changes are occurring each week with their baby. This website was created to inform you of those changes during each stage of your pregnancy.

As parents it is common to worry about whether your baby is developing normally. One way you can comfort yourself is by understanding what goes on during each week of your pregnancy. It is important you keep up to date with the changes going on in your body and with your baby. During each pregnancy week we'll discuss important facts that will help you better understand the changes occurring in your body and the developments occurring in your baby. We'll also provide you with inspiring tips for overcoming some common pregnancy side effects and concerns.

Throughout your pregnancy you may experience a variety of mood swings, emotions and other mixed feelings about your impending arrival. Pregnancy is a life changing event. It is perfectly normal to experience a wide range of mood swings throughout your pregnancy. As you'll see in both our "health section" and "my pregnancy section" , there are many reasons you may be feeling happy one minute and sad the next. We'll explain the complex hormonal changes occurring in your body that can stimulate bouts of laughter and at times, barrels of tears.

During each pregnancy week by week segment, we'll also answer many important questions mothers have about pregnancy. Are you wondering whether your baby is developing correctly? Perhaps you are wondering if you'll need a cesarean section and what exactly that means. We discuss all of these topics and many more about your pregnancy here.

We'll guide you step by step through the stages of labor and help you decide what method of delivery you feel most comfortable with. We'll even go over your pain relief options and help you decide what questions are important to ask your doctor during each stage of your pregnancy.

If you are looking for up to date information about the changes occurring in your body and your baby's body during pregnancy, you've come to the right place. Each week we'll explore important information that will help you cherish your pregnancy. Thanks for visiting us, we hope you enjoy your stay.
James William Brann, MD
Founder of Pregnancy-WeekbyWeek.

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If you are pregnant, it is essential that you learn what to expect during pregnancy - from conception to the changes your body will undergo as your child grows inside you. Learning all that you can about normal and not-so-normal pregnancy changes will help you make the wise decisions and increase your chances for a healthy outcome.

Got pregnancy questions and concerns? “Pregnancy-WeekbyWeek” has the answers! Our mission is to educate all pregnant women and to alleviate any anxiety or fears you may have about pregnancy.

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