5 weeks pregnant

5 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 5 Weeks Pregnant Your body is creating a new life, and at 5 weeks pregnant you may be feeling exhausted and unusually irritable or emotional. Your increased metabolism and growing uterus may be causing more frequent urination. Your breasts may be particularly tender now and you may find that sleeping in […]

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Follow your pregnancy week by week with our complete weekly pregnancy guide! Our weekly pregnancy calendar will help you to find out what to expect weekly during your pregnancy. From the first trimester to delivery, you'll learn about what's happening each week, and you can take a peek into your weeks ahead to see what changes are in store for your pregnancy and your baby.

Pregnancy

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Pregnancy Week By Week Follow your pregnancy week by week with the pages below! Throughout your pregnancy, so much happens to your body and the new person growing inside you. It’s exciting to find out what is going on each week of your pregnancy and to be prepared for the early signs, prenatal tests, maternal […]

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4 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 4 Weeks Pregnant Congratulations! Now that you’re 4 weeks pregnant, your focus from now on is to be healthy. Rest, eat right, get regular exercise, and establish a steady schedule of prenatal visits with your care provider. You’re doing everything for two now, which means taking care of two people the […]

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20 weeks pregnant

20 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 20 Weeks Pregnant When you are 20 weeks pregnant, you may notice a darkening of the line between your belly button and pubic area (linea nigra). It will fade after delivery. As your baby grows, pressure is being put on your lungs, stomach, bladder and kidneys; causing frequent urination, a shortness […]

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35 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 35 Weeks Pregnant Around 35 weeks pregnant, you also might be experiencing more discomfort from hemorrhoids caused by the increased pressure of your growing baby on the veins in your rectum. You might also be constipated, which makes hemorrhoids worse because you might strain for a bowel movement. Try to avoid […]

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21 weeks pregnant

21 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 21 Weeks Pregnant You’re at 21 weeks pregnant! At your prenatal appointment your provider has probably been measuring the height of your uterus (fundal height) since it appeared above your pubic bone. After about 20 weeks pregnant, this measurement generally correlates with your due date. Fundal height measurements assess growth from […]

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36 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 36 Weeks Pregnant When you are 36 weeks pregnant, you may begin to see your health care provider every week. Your doctor may give you an internal exam to determine if cervical effacement (thinning of the cervix) or cervical dilation (opening of the cervix) has begun. Lightening (also called engagement) may […]

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6 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 6 Weeks Pregnant At 6 weeks pregnant, morning sickness may be rearing its ugly head. Nausea affects one third to one half of all pregnant women and usually subsides or even disappears by the start of the second trimester. It may be caused by a higher level of estrogen, as well […]

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22 weeks pregnant

22 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 22 Weeks Pregnant At 22 weeks pregnant, you are still feeling pretty good and active. If you are still having aches and pains or feel like you are slowing down you may want to look into some different remedies for the problems you’re experiencing. You will begin to gain weight more […]

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38 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 38 Weeks Pregnant By the time you are 38 weeks pregnant, you may be going to the bathroom more than ever. Your bladder is extremely compressed as your baby is pressing on it As your due date approaches, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with what to expect in […]

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7 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 7 Weeks Pregnant More symptoms of pregnancy may appear in when you are 7 weeks pregnant. Nausea and morning sickness, constipation, vaginal discharge and excess saliva are some. Rapid acceleration of hormones can cause your face to break out. Wash your face twice a day with a gentle cleaner and drink […]

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23 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 23 Weeks Pregnant At 23 weeks pregnant, Braxton Hicks contractions may start appearing now. They are usually tightenings in your lower abdomen similar to menstrual cramps. These contractions may last from 15 seconds to one minute, keep track of them. You need to inform your doctor if they last longer than […]

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39 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 39 Weeks Pregnant At 39 weeks pregnant, you should be watching for signs of labor. False labor contractions, which may be as painful and as strong as labor contractions, may begin this week. False labor contractions can get better if you change positions. Braxton Hicks contractions may become more pronounced. These […]

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8 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 8 Weeks Pregnant When you are 8 weeks pregnant, your uterus is now the size of an orange. You may have early pregnancy symptoms such as acne, tender, swollen breasts, nausea, and extreme fatigue. Indigestion and bloating are common complaints of pregnancy. A slowed digestive process causes these symptoms and allows […]

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24 Weeks Pregnant

24 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 24 Weeks Pregnant At 24 weeks pregnant the top of your uterus reaches just above your navel. Your baby’s movements are obvious at this point in your pregnancy. You may be starting to gain quite a bit of weight. Keep concentrating on healthy foods and low impact exercising. The average weight […]

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40 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 40 Weeks Pregnant Now that you’re 40 weeks pregnant, you’ve made it to your due date. 95 percent of babies are born either in the two week period before or after their due date. Each care provider has specific instructions about when to call and when to come in to the […]

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9 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 9 Weeks Pregnant At 9 weeks pregnant, you may find yourself with a persistent stuffy nose. Nasal congestion and nose bleeds are fairly common during pregnancy. Try using a vaporizer or humidifier to help lessen the symptoms of pregnancy. You continue to feel tired, nauseated, and possibly dizzy. You also may […]

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25 weeks pregnant

25 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 25 Weeks Pregnant During week 25 of pregnancy, you will be starting to show more and your skin begins stretching to accommodate your changing body. Make sure you keep your skin hydrated to ease or avoid itching associated with your enlarged belly. When you’re 25 weeks pregnant, you may also experience […]

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10 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 10 Weeks Pregnant At 10 weeks pregnant, changes in your body that may start to appear include complexion changes (blotchiness, acne), mood swings, and weight gain. Tiredness and nausea are very common still. Your waist is starting to disappear. Hormonal changes occur during pregnancy that can affect the gums. The gums […]

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26 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 26 Weeks Pregnant At 26 weeks pregnant, your uterus is now about 2½ inches above your belly button. Your weight gain will increase to about a pound per week. You may also experience rib pain, indigestion, heartburn, or stitch-like pains down the sides of your abdomen as your uterine muscle stretches. […]

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11 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 11 Weeks Pregnant By 11 weeks pregnant, most women have gained very little weight. It is important to stick to (or start) eating a healthy diet. You will only need about 300-500 calories extra a day while you are pregnant. Make those calories premium, they help your baby grow. Avoid junk […]

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27 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 27 Pregnant At 27 weeks pregnant, you are getting larger which means your pelvic muscles are strained. To keep them strengthened, which will assist tremendously in the birth process, practice Kegel exercises. They also strengthen the bladder muscles, which can help alleviate incontinence. To help identify the muscles involved, think about […]

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12 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 12 Weeks Pregnant You begin to have a “pregnant glow” by the time you are 12 weeks pregnant. Increased blood volume and pregnancy hormones work together to give you that glow. The greater blood volume brings more blood to the blood vessels and hormones increase oil gland secretion, resulting in a […]

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28 weeks pregnant

28 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy Body Changes at 28 Weeks Pregnant When you are 28 weeks pregnant, you have probably gained between 15 and 25 pounds. You may be experiencing leg cramps and mild swelling of ankles and feet, shortness of breath, lower abdominal pain, varicose veins, heartburn and indigestion. You may also be feeling Braxton Hicks contractions in […]

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