Came the good news; you are pregnant and during this stage you must take care of yourself very well, get informed, get prenatal care, perform medical tests and to control the power, however, these first few weeks are also of anguish, concern, and above all doubts.
Of course, the arrival of a baby excites us all, it is a beautiful period but also take precautions, that's why we will give you information and some tips to live a healthy pregnancy and happy.
First symptoms of pregnancy
Surely during the first month of pregnancy, appear a series of changes or discomfort that will be common, they are own of the pregnancy so do not worry too much, unless you have certain complications.
Although every woman and pregnancy is different, there are some common symptoms:
- Menstrual delay.
- Increase of body temperature.
- Sensitivity to certain odors.
- Nausea and / or vomiting.
- Often appear the urge to urinate.
- Swelling of the abdomen.
- Begin to swell the breasts.
- Bloating and discomfort widespread.
First weeks of pregnancy
The body begins to prepare for pregnancy during the first few weeks, so the weight gain and the general feeling of illness are normal thanks to the changes that are occurring.
By the increase of hormone levels, it is likely to encounter a lot of emotional instability, so will not take long to get the changes of attitude unexpected, stress and nerves. It is recommended to stay always positive, it minimizes the fears and insecurity, let us remember that the anxiety and all of our emotions are transmitted to the baby that is brewing.
The weight of a pregnant woman, does not differ until week 7, even if it is a multiple pregnancy.
In this period the medical tests that should be performed are strictly mandatory, these analyses have the aim of knowing in what conditions begins the gestation and anticipate any complication that may arise, to adapt the power and establish what vitamins should be administered.
- Analysis of blood.
- Examination of urine.
- Gynecological exploration.
- Starting week 6 begin the ultrasound to visualize the fetal development.
Growth of the baby during the first 6 weeks
Week 1: The egg that was fertilized descends through the fallopian Tubes to reach the uterus, and this will be your shelter in the next 9 months.
Week 2: Here begins to develop the embryo, structured initially by the head, trunk, and a curly tail.
Week 3: At this time, the heart is a group of muscle cells, tiny, but after 22 days of gestation, as it explores life.
Week 4: the size of the embryo grows a millimeter a day, and his eyes no are distinguishable as two black dots.
Week 5: Begin the changes in the body, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, irritability and emotional instability, the embryo continues to grow.
Week 6: Now the embryo is the size of a small grain of rice, and in comparison to the head, this is bigger than your body.Also read: Is it safe to have sex in the first trimester of pregnancy?