Conception To 6 Weeks
Baby is about ¼ to 1 inch long at the end of this month
What Is Happening With You And Your Body:
You were two weeks pregnant when you missed your first period and 6 weeks pregnant when second period was missed.
Placenta is forming and making hormones that prepare you for pregnancy.
You may feel nauseated (morning sickness) any time of the day, tired and your breasts begin to feel tender.
Uterus is growing larger, but you cannot feel it.
You have not gained weight or changed body size.
What Is Happening With Your Baby:
Hereditary characteristics were set when the sperm met the egg.
Father's sperm determined your baby's sex.
Brain, nervous system, heart and lungs are forming.
Tiny spots for ears, eyes and nose and arm and leg buds are forming.
Baby grows inside a sac of amniotic fluid (bag of waters).
Baby is about ¼ to 1 inch long at the end of this month.
Common Discomforts During This Time of Your Pregnancy:
Fatigue and Tiredness
Increased Vaginal Discharge
Light headed and dizzy
Nasal Stuffiness and Bleeding
Nausea (Morning Sickness)