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Learn and Deal with the First Trimester of Pregnancy Like an Expert

Becoming a mother is bliss. Every would-be mother out there, Congratulations! The very first few weeks of pregnancy are vital for the mother-to-be. Her body starts changing to make a comfortable home for her baby for the next 9 months! Due to the immense excitement of experiencing something new, it can be a little consuming for the mother in her first trimester of pregnancy. But don’t worry, you’ll get to know all about it so that you buckle up your shoes and get going on this new journey! How does biology explain the first trimester? Usually, by the time a woman comes to know about her pregnancy, she is already more than 1 month pregnant. The first trimester of [...]

2018-02-07T12:58:19+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , |

Pregnancy Checklist – The Complete List of Checkpoints for Ensuring a Natural Pregnancy

The journey towards motherhood is the most magical yet challenging experience a woman goes through. To address her fear, anxiety and consciousness, various experts have discussed and recommended on the complete list of checkpoints for ensuring a natural pregnancy. First trimester “When in the 1st trimester, would-be-mommies should not rush but take time and gradually implement each lifestyle habit for a healthier pregnancy,” wrote Lindsay, author of popular pregnancy blog, Mother Rising Initial preparatory activities include choosing care providers and doulas who’ll be there to support them throughout their journey. Next, expecting women need to take enough rest and frequent naps, read good books and pregnancy journals during their first trimester. Also, this is the time when they need [...]

Pregnancy week by week

A 40 week journey through your pregnancy... Let our pregnancy week by week information pages guide you through the three trimesters of pregnancy right up until the birth of your baby. Every week of your pregnancy is an experience, we journey from the onset of when you first discover you are pregnant, through some of the more difficult stages of pregnancy - morning sickness, backache, spotting, bloating etc right through to the final week when you give birth. Just click  on your week below and find that weeks information on your baby's development, what´s  happening to Mom, and what you can be preparing for. We have it all!!! First Trimester Week 2  Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6  Week 7 Week 8 [...]

4 weeks pregnant

What you can expect for you and your baby in your 4 weeks of pregnancy... Now that you are 4 weeks pregnant, if might be time to purchase that home pregnancy test, or schedule an appointment with your doctor for a blood test to confirm that you are expecting. Your baby at 4 weeks pregnant At four weeks pregnant, your baby is not quite.3mm long and about the size of a poppy seed. The blastocyst has attached itself to your uterus wall and is now ready to split into two, half of which is the embryo and the other which will form the placenta. The placenta will supply your baby with the nutrients it needs to survive, grow and [...]

11 weeks pregnant

Can you believe you are nearing the end of your first trimester..? 11 weeks pregnant - soon you will be able to safely and officially announce your pregnancy. This article will discuss what you can expect at being 11 weeks pregnant. Your baby at 11 weeks pregnant Your baby is about 2 inches long, about the size of a lime and weighs about a third of an ounce. The head is bigger than the body, but the body will catch up in just a few short weeks. Genitals are starting to form although they will not be distinguishable for a few more weeks. Your baby is now able to sigh and suck its thumb at eleven weeks pregnant. You [...]

2017-07-06T05:59:41+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

8 weeks pregnant

Your baby is growing... At 8 weeks pregnant you baby is about half an inch in size, weighs about.04 oz.  At 8 weeks pregnant you are now officially pregnant and by this time you are definitely noticing changes in your body. This article will discuss what you can expect for you and your baby during your eighth week of pregnancy. Your baby at 8 weeks pregnant At 8 weeks of pregnancy your baby is about half an inch in size, weighs about.04 oz , is about the size of a raspberry and is growing at a rate of about 1 mm. per day. The amniotic fluid in your womb increases by about two tablespoons per week. Your baby is [...]

Pregnancy stages

Pregnancy in a woman lasts for 38 - 40 weeks and this period is divided into three stages... Pregnancy is that period of a woman’s existence when she goes through certain life-changing experiences associated with having a child. The length of time that your baby is inside the body can look especially long for some moms because of the discomforts that often accompany pregnancy. Pregnancy however for many have been a fulfilling experience, occurring without any major upheavals and the period is nothing but pleasurable and preparation for the baby. Pregnancy in a woman lasts for 38 - 40 weeks and this period is divided into three stages called trimesters – first, second and third trimesters. Each pregnancy stage [...]

Spotting during pregnancy

Is this experience normal..? Bleeding or spotting during pregnancy is very common, especially if this happens during the first trimester. However, since bleeding can sometimes be considered as a sign of something that is serious, it is important to know what has caused it. Thus, it is always advisable to seek medical help to make sure that you and your baby are healthy. Bleeding During the First Trimester of the Pregnancy Bleeding or spotting during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy is fairly common. In fact, about 20 percent of women experience this. There are several possible causes of bleeding during the first trimester. These causes include: Implantation Bleeding. This type of bleeding may be experienced within the first 10 to [...]

Stages of pregnancy

Pregnancy is usually divided in three trimesters, each lasting 12 to 13 weeks... A normal pregnancy lasts 40 weeks counting from two weeks before conception occurs, or the first day of the last menstrual period. Pregnancy is usually divided in three trimesters, each lasting 12 to 13 weeks. First trimester Pregnancy starts around two weeks after a woman has her period. The egg is fertilized in the fallopian tube 12 to 24 hours after it is released from the ovary. After conception, the egg is now called a zygote, starts successive cellular divisions and moves into the uterus where it attaches to the uterine wall. In the early stages of pregnancy, women experience many symptoms that are mostly related [...]

Pregnancy symptoms week by week

We discuss your pregnancy symptoms week by week... Finding out you're pregnant is one of the most joyful moments of your life. But it can also be stressful as your body is going through many changes. There is new life growing inside you and yes, it will cause some strain on your body. You will be experiencing multiple symptoms, many at once. The following article will discuss your pregnancy symptoms week by week. Early Symptoms missed period nausea and vomiting swollen, tender breasts spotting fatigue dizzy spells or fainting headache or backaches food cravings sensitivity to smells frequent urination mood swings darkening of areolas Once you have determined that you are in fact expecting a baby, you should find [...]