Pregnancy can be a joyful—but stressful—time. Look no further for everything you need to know about your changing body, your growing baby, and even what to expect during labor. Every week brings new growth and new surprises during pregnancy. Find out what your baby looks like and what symptoms you can expect from the first day to the last day of your pregnancy. Learn about your baby, and share your weekly progress with friends and family!
Congratulations! In roughly nine months, you are going to be a new mother. Although you won’t look pregnant in the first trimester, you will definitely feel it. From morning sickness to fatigue to breast tenderness, the first 13 weeks of pregnancy is often the most challenging. The higher levels of hormones can wreck havoc on your body, your mood, and your life.
Welcome to your second trimester of pregnancy. You are most likely feeling much better now than the first trimester. Your baby is growing quickly, the organs are beginning to function, eyebrows are forming, the skin is covered with vernix, the genitals are develop and fine hair is covering the body. This is the trimester that you will feel your baby move and predict the baby’s gender.
In the third trimester of pregnancy both you and your baby continue to grow. Do you think you are going into labor? Learn the signs of false versus true labor during the third trimester. Learn when labor starts and about the baby’s apgar score test. Did you know that term pregnancy is now divided into early term (37 to 38 weeks-6 days), full term (39 weeks to 40 weeks-6 days) and late term (41 weeks to 41 weeks-6 days)?
Sometimes, a pregnancy may seem “too long” because the original due date was wrong. This can happen when you do not know the date of your last period…