Pregnancy is a difficult phase but it is the most beautiful too. Pregnant women
for the first time, claim that the gestation period makes the experience the
essence of femininity. It is important for every woman to understand what your
body goes through while she is pregnant. She must be aware of what is normal and
what is not. Below is a Calendar of Pregnancy
, ie a graph of what a
pregnant woman can expect during your pregnancy.
This calendar can help you be
mentally prepared to deal with what happens to your body during pregnancy week
by week and not rush to the doctor when the pregnancy is experiencing something
new. However, please be sure to consult your doctor about any unusual symptoms
that you witness unusual because some symptoms may indicate serious
complications in pregnancy.
1 to 4 weeks
You still are not pregnant in week 1. Pregnancy is calculated from the first
day of your period. Your fertile period will begin at the end of the second week
when you ovulate. You should be pregnant by the third week. You however, do not
feel anything until you miss your period. Some women have implantation bleeding
during this time.
Weeks 5 to 8
You've lost your period. You start to feel really pregnant. A urine test
confirmed her pregnancy. You are experiencing pregnancy symptoms like mood
swings, nausea, tender breasts, lower abdomen and cramps etc. Your bundle of joy
is now really only a few tiny cells. In its 7th week, your pregnancy is
confirmed beyond any doubt. Start looking for the various medical tests may be
required after consultation with the doctor. You baby is growing very fast now!
Your uterus is expanding-you can feel the stretch.
Weeks 9 to 14
You should start gaining weight now. You will notice that you are visiting
the toilet very often! The fetus has begun the development of most organs,
especially notable in the limbs that appear buds! Many of the side effects of
pregnancy such as morning sickness, will have disappeared. Your baby is growing
rather than developing new parts. All major organs have formed your baby. You
can hear the heartbeat of all that time.
Weeks 15 to 23
This is the best part of their gestation period. You are in the second
quarter. Life will be much simpler and all pregnancy symptoms have disappeared
... You may feel your baby moving - more like a tickle! You are getting stronger
now. Be careful about your sleeping posture and shoes. Your baby probably has
hair, teeth, all its organs have formed ... will start growing with each passing
Weeks 24 to 33
What was that? Yes, you can get a few contractions during this time. Not to
worry, your body is preparing for a normal delivery. Start planning your
maternity application. You will need to finalize its work very soon. Take
special care of the back and knees. You tend to lose balance easily. You have
entered the third trimester of pregnancy. Your baby has perfectly formed
fingernails. It can react to sounds and touch too! Your baby is too large to
move freely now. Movements are limited other than a few pokes!
34 to 39 weeks
You are almost there. Life seems slow and cumbersome, and now you can not
wait to see your baby ... maintain for a few more days! Your baby is fully
developed and have high chances of survival even if it decides to enter the
world ahead of schedule! The time has come, it could happen any day now. Take
rest. You need the energy after your little darling is born! Your baby is ready,
it must be very clever, and never know when it decides to push! Organize the
elements of nursing, such as dresses, nursing bras, baby cloths etc. for the
next future needs.
An educated and Healthy Mother Means a Healthy Baby . Do a lot of
research online and ask friends who have passed this stage to clear their
doubts. We wish you a wonderful pregnancy and a happy motherhood!