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 [...]

When to test for pregnancy

Not all pregnancy tests are the same; some are more sensitive than others... The most common sign for women to get tested for pregnancy is when they miss their period. Even so, if you are hopeful (or worried) that you are pregnant you can test earlier. You just have to consider that there are many factors to take into account when deciding when to take a pregnancy test. All the information that you need to take into account at this time is described below so just keep reading. Pregnancy testing Not all pregnancy tests are the same; some are more sensitive than others. This means that the more sensitive the test is, the earlier it will be able to [...]

2018-01-19T14:57:07+00:00Categories: Getting Pregnant|Tags: , , , , , |

Home pregnancy test

Taking a home pregnancy test can actually become nerve racking, especially if you are not even sure that you trust the results. It is worth knowing how to take one and the possible pitfalls of taking one. A pregnancy test is designed to tell if your urine or your blood contains hCG or human chorionic gonadotropin. This hormone is often coined as the pregnancy hormone as it is produced right after an implantation, which is the time when a fertilized egg sticks to the wall of the uterus. This occurs about six days right after fertilization of the egg occurs. Once you become pregnant, your hCG will continue to increase. Are All Home Pregnancy Tests the Same..? All pregnancy [...]

2018-01-19T15:00:04+00:00Categories: Getting Pregnant, Pregnancy|Tags: , |

Pregnancy test

Waiting to find out if pregnancy has taken place can be a very stressful time... For more than one reasons waiting to find out if pregnancy has taken place can be a very stressful time for a woman. Whether it is a case of planned or unplanned pregnancy, this can bring about many emotions, most of all fear, anxiety and excitement. The sooner you find out if you are pregnant, the better it is so you can start making the right decision for you and the baby. Today we are thankful that the wait to find out does not have to be long as a pregnancy test is easily accessible. Importance of Pregnancy Hormone Simply, the pregnancy test is [...]