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Pregnancy Development : First Trimester of Pregnancy

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Pregnancy Stages: First Trimester of Pregnancy

How does Pregnancy Develop in the First Trimester

Congratulations on your pregnancy. You will notice a lot of changes both physically and emotionally during this long 9 month of pregnancy. The first trimester is going to be just the starting of your pregnancy, so be patient and stay calm.

What to expect in the First Trimester of Pregnancy?

Growing each week, your baby will be the size of a kidney bean. In the first trimester of pregnancy, your baby’s organs start to shape like eyelids, mouth, nose etc.

Week by Week Pregnancy: First Trimester

Pregnancy Week 1
Pregnancy Week 1

Pregnancy Week 1

Being 1 week pregnant, you are not pregnant yet. Surprised but it’s true. Although pregnancy is said to be of 40 weeks, it is for 38 weeks.

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Pregnancy Week 2

Pregnancy Week 2

Being 2 weeks pregnant, you are officially still not pregnant. You may still release an egg that can potentially form a baby.

Pregnancy Week 3
Pregnancy Week 3

Pregnancy Week 3

Being 3 weeks pregnant, your baby will be a small tiny ball referred to as Blastocyst which is made up of hundreds of cells that multiply quickly.

Pregnancy Week 4
Pregnancy Week 4

Pregnancy Week 4

Being 4 weeks pregnant, doing a urine pregnancy test, reveals you’re pregnant. You will start to show pregnancy symptoms. If not – don’t worry, its normal. At this stage your baby is an embryo which is made of two layers.

Pregnancy Week 5
Pregnancy Week 5

Pregnancy Week 5

Being 5 weeks pregnant, the tiny embryo is growing faster and you would start to show pregnancy discomforts which include sore breasts, fatigue etc.

Pregnancy Week 6
Pregnancy Week 6

Pregnancy Week 6

Being 6 weeks pregnant, your baby’s vital organs like ears, nose and mouth start to shape up. Some pregnant women may get spotting in this week.

Pregnancy Week 7
Pregnancy Week 7

Pregnancy Week 7

Being 7 weeks pregnant, the baby is still an embryo and has a small tail. Other organs like hands and feet start to form now. The size of the uterus almost gets doubled.

Pregnancy Week 8
Pregnancy Week 8

Pregnancy Week 8

Being 8 weeks pregnant, you may experience baby movements. This is the time when you should do your first Ultrasound.

Pregnancy Week 9
Pregnancy Week 9

Pregnancy Week 9

Being 9 weeks pregnant, Nearly an inch long now, your baby is starting to look more human. You’ve probably noticed your waist thickening.

Pregnancy Week 10
Pregnancy Week 10

Pregnancy Week 10

Being 10 weeks pregnant, the baby has achieved a major milestone as all its most critical organs and structures are in place and will grow bigger in the coming months.

Pregnancy Week 11
Pregnancy Week 11

Pregnancy Week 11

Being 11 weeks pregnant, at this stage, your baby will start to show hand movements, open and close fists and the tiny tooth buds will start to show under the gums.

Pregnancy Week 12
Pregnancy Week 12

Pregnancy Week 12

Being 12 weeks pregnant, your baby’s brain and kidney start to function, excrete urine and curl toes.

Pregnancy Week 13
Pregnancy Week 13

Pregnancy Week 13

Being 13 weeks pregnant, you are at the last week of your first trimester. At this stage, your little one is almost 3 inches long and has its own figure prints.

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