Pregnancy Week By Week
Our pregnancy follow-up will help you learn more about your pregnancy week by week. From the development of your baby to the small changes in your body, and the necessary advice for a healthy pregnancy. A must-have package for 9 months of joy.
Pregnancy is divided into three trimesters, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd trimester.
The average length of pregnancy (gestational age) is counted as 40 weeks, starting from the first day of a woman’s last menstrual period. This is because it is very difficult to know the exact date when you ovulated and still impossible to determine when your baby was conceived.
Every time a woman has her menstruation, her body starts preparing for a possible pregnancy. The unborn baby spends about 38 weeks in the womb (fetal age), starting from conception day – when the man’s sperm meets the woman’s egg for fertilization.
Because pregnancy is measured from the first day of your last period, your first week is actually your menstrual period – even if your baby has not yet been conceived, which usually happens two weeks later.
Your due date is only an estimate, the real date may be slightly different, and babies come when they are ready.
Stages Of Pregnancy: Month By Month
1 Month Pregnant
Unless you have planned your pregnancy, only the delay in menstruation will allow you to recognize you are pregnant during the first month. At this stage, the embryo already has 2 weeks of life. He is still a drop of cells 1 cm in length. The heart, spine, lungs, brain, arms, and legs begin to develop now.
2 Month Pregnant
By the second month of pregnancy, hormones increase in order to ensure appropriate conditions for a successful pregnancy. The baby, on the other hand, is developing at an amazing rate. He has grown to 2 cm and even has a beating heart! This is the time when eyes, bones, ankles, elbows, and genitals begin to form.
3 Month Pregnant
Hormone production will stabilize during the third month, and the symptoms that you experienced in early pregnancy will gradually disappear. By the end of the third month, your baby is already 7 to 8 cm long and is moving, even if moms can’t feel it yet. All main organs have started developing and the face begins to look human.
4 Month Pregnant
The best period of pregnancy begins in the fourth month: you are normally free from nausea, miscarriage risks, and your belly, still invisible, does not cause you any pain. Meanwhile, the baby learns to control his movements. He is now 13 cm long, swallowing, producing urine and its toes, fingernails and genital organs form further.
5 Month Pregnant
With a more beautiful skin and hair, and a baby that now signals his presence, the mother-to-be feels well prepared during the fifth month of pregnancy. At 20 cm length, the baby has regular patterns of sleep now and even starts sucking his thumb. Mothers can feel their babies move.
6 Month Pregnant
By the sixth month of pregnancy, weight gain increases and the belly becomes more visible. This may force you to look for a more appropriate and comfortable posture. The baby, however, is progressing in great steps. He is about 30 cm and quite active, if you still haven’t felt your baby moving, you will probably have by now.
7 Month Pregnant
Some discomforts increase from the seventh month of pregnancy. But if the mother and child progress in good harmony, this step will take place in good condition. The baby has reached 35 cm, opens and closes his hands and eyes, kicks and stretches a lot, which can sometimes be uncomfortable or even painful.
8 Month Pregnant
Now that the belly is well rounded, the mother may have more difficulty with her daily activities. Listen to your body and try to slow down the rhythm. All of the baby’s major development has completed. He has now reached 45 cm and may start to turn upside down.
9 Month Pregnant
Nine-month pregnant, there is no longer time to wait now before holding your baby in your arms and discovering his face. There are several preparatory activities, but try to do them slowly – one after the other, so you don’t get tired.
The baby generally turns upside down with his head in the pelvic region ready to come out! He can be up to 45 cm long and weigh anywhere between 2.5 to 4 kg. As there is not much space inside your belly for baby to move, you can certainly feel every movement he makes.
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