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Pregnancy Month 1

Created by: Melissa Werner
Posted : Monday January 01, 1900
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:

  • Breast Tenderness
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Fatigue and Tiredness
  • Flatulence
  • Food Cravings
  • Frequent Urination
  • Headaches
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Increased Perspiration
  • Increased Saliva
  • Increased Vaginal Discharge
  • Light headed and dizzy
  • Nasal Stuffiness and Bleeding
  • Nausea (Morning Sickness)
  • Sleeplessness
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vision Changes