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19 weeks pregnant

19 weeks pregnant - learning the changes you get to experience... Pregnancy is truly a wonderful phase of a woman's life. There are a lot of different changes that are happening while waiting for your child to be born. While this may also be a confusing and overwhelming phase, you can lessen such feeling if you take time to learn and understand the different changes that happens to your body. In fact, when you are 19 weeks pregnant, you will get to feel different pregnancy symptoms compared to the symptoms of the previous weeks. In addition, you may feel the same symptoms but more severe at this phase of your pregnancy. Here are some of the changes that you [...]

18 weeks pregnant

The changes you get to experience when you are 18 weeks pregnant. At 18 weeks pregnant, there are already a lot of changes that you will notice. The size of your uterus is about the same size as that of a cantaloupe. In fact, this can be felt below your belly button. In addition, this is also a great time to check if you are having a boy or a girl. Aside from these changes, you will feel several pregnancy symptoms as well at 18 weeks. Back pains and aches For instance, you will most likely feel backache at this stage of the pregnancy since your uterus is growing and will shift your center of gravity. This means that [...]

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 [...]

17 weeks pregnant

Feeling the pregnancy vibe stronger by the day... At 17 weeks pregnant, you will start to show a little more of your baby bump. As a result, your friends and family will have the urge to reach out and touch your growing belly. If you do not mind, that is fine. However, if you do, speak up kindly and firmly. There are more new developments that you feel during this phase of your pregnancy. Changes you will feel at 17 weeks pregnant At 17 weeks pregnant, you will notice that your toilet-hugging days are finally over. In fact, you will feel the exact opposite like you cannot get enough to eat. For many pregnant women, the second trimester brings [...]

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16 weeks pregnant

Changes experienced by a pregnant woman at 16 weeks pregnant... At 16 weeks pregnant, your body is definitely undergoing noticeable changes, as your uterus now sits halfway between your navel and your pubic bone. As your uterus grows and goes into position, the ligaments that support your uterus thicken and stretch. As you enter the 16th week of your pregnancy, you will feel a whole lot better compared to the first three months of your pregnancy. Pregnancy symptoms like nausea and vomiting will either subside or completely disappear. You will also have fewer mood swings and you will have overall sense of well being. During this time, you will feel that your pelvic area is getting heavy and firm. [...]

15 weeks pregnant

What happens when you are 15 weeks pregnant..? You are now 15 weeks pregnant, you will start to notice the baby bump on or just below your belly button. This bump is caused by your womb that is starting to grow out of your pelvic region. Since you have become rather visibly pregnant, you will definitely find yourself becoming a topic of discussion among your friends and family. Aside from sporting the visible bump on your belly, you will also feel that your milk glands are already kicking into production. In fact, you will sometimes notice wet spots on your nipples. If this makes you uncomfortable, you can use breast pads inside your bra. Your body is actually making [...]

2017-07-06T05:53:53+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , , |

21 weeks pregnant

Learning more about the changes you experience at 21 weeks pregnant... Pregnancy is a great experience for both pregnant couples and their child. At 21 weeks pregnant, you might want to start going to antenatal classes. There are a lot of antenatal classes that you can attend. You can simply ask your midwife or health care provider about any local groups in your area. You can get support from members of antenatal classes. With a support group, you can share experiences with other pregnant women. Aside from gaining friends, you will also learn about breathing techniques, pain relief during labor, and delivery options. Body changes you experience at 21 weeks pregnant At 21 weeks, your baby will start to [...]

13 weeks pregnant

You’re 13 weeks pregnant, you’ve made it to the 2nd trimester..! Your body is going through many changes as your baby is growing. In this article we shall discuss what to expect at 13 weeks pregnant. Baby at 13 weeks pregnant Your baby is approximately 2 ½ to 3 inches long (about the size of a goldfish) and weighs approximately approximately 25 grams. The fetus is now starting to resemble a baby, although still very small in stature. The eyes are starting to draw closer together and move away from the sides of the head. The eyebrows are starting to form. The ears are fully developed. The placenta is now providing the vitamins, nutrients, fats, minerals, proteins and oxygen [...]

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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 [...]