Pregnancy Week By Week

Baby Growth Week 1 and 2

One and Two Weeks Pregnant

Congratulations! During the first and second week of pregnancy your body is preparing for possible conception.

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Baby Growth Week 3

3 Weeks Pregnant: The 3rd Week of Pregnancy

Congratulations! The third week of pregnancy is usually when ovulation and implantation occur. Here’s what you should know about your body and your baby this week.

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Baby Growth Week 4

4 Weeks Pregnant: The 4th Week of Your Pregnancy

Congratulations! Pregnancy weeks four through seven are when most women discover they are pregnant. This week-by-week newsletter will keep you informed about what to expect during your pregnancy. If you have just found out that you are pregnant, you may want to begin by reading weeks 1 through 3. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 5

5 Weeks Pregnant: The 5th Week of Pregnancy

Congratulations! Weeks four through seven are when most women discover they are pregnant. This week-by-week newsletter will keep you informed about what to expect for you and your developing baby during your pregnancy. At 5 weeks pregnant, you may want to begin by reading weeks 1 through 4. And get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 6

6 Weeks Pregnant: The 6th Week of Your Pregnancy

Congratulations!  Week 6 is when most women discover they are pregnant. This week-by-week newsletter will keep you informed about what to expect for you and your developing baby during your pregnancy. If you have just found out that you are pregnant, you may want to begin by reading the previous articles. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 7

7 Weeks Pregnant

Congratulations! Weeks four through seven are when most women discover they are pregnant. This week-by-week newsletter will keep you informed about what to expect for you and your developing baby during your pregnancy. If you have just found out that you are pregnant, you may want to read the previous articles. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 8

8 Weeks Pregnant: The 8th Week of Your Pregnancy

You have now completed almost two months! Here is what you can expect at eight weeks pregnant. If you have just found out that you are pregnant, you may want to read weeks 1-7. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 9

9 Weeks Pregnant: The 9th Week of Your Pregnancy

Congratulations! You are one week closer to holding your bundle of joy. Here is a list of things to think about 9 weeks pregnant. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 10

10 Weeks Pregnant: The 10th Week of Your Pregnancy

You are almost through your first trimester! Here is what you should expect this week at 10 weeks pregnant. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 11

11 Weeks Pregnant: The 11th Week of Your Pregnancy

You are one week closer to completing your first trimester! Here is a list of things to think about now that you’re 11 weeks pregnant. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 12

12 Weeks Pregnant

Relax! Most women will be experiencing a decrease in morning sickness this week. Here is what else you can expect. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 13

13 Weeks Pregnant

Congratulations! The 13th week of pregnancy means you have one week left in your first trimester. Here is what you can expect in the upcoming week. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 14

14 Weeks Pregnant: The 14th Week of Your Pregnancy

Congratulations! The 14th week of pregnancy means you have begun your second trimester. Here is a list of pointers to help get you through pregnancy week 14. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 15

What changes are occurring with your body at 15 Weeks Pregnant?

During pregnancy week 15 , the average weight gain at this point is about 5 pounds (2.27 kilograms). You may have gained a little more or a little less, which is completely normal. However, if it is significantly more or less, your doctor may want to discuss your diet at your next prenatal appointment. Changes in the shape of your abdomen may or may not be noticeable to others. You may be able to feel the top of your uterus four to five inches (10-12 centimeters) under your belly button.

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Baby Growth Week 16

16 Weeks Pregnant

Only four weeks until the half-way mark! Here is a list of pointers to help you through pregnancy week 16. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 17

What changes are occurring with your body at 17 Weeks Pregnant?

As your abdomen continues to grow at 17 weeks pregnant, other organs will move around to compensate for the growth of your uterus and baby. The top of your uterus is beginning to appear more rounded and is lengthening. Your uterus will begin pushing your intestines up and out towards the side of your abdomen. Most women find it easier to feel their uterus when they are standing. If you lie down and try to feel your uterus, it can be quite difficult since it falls back towards your spine.

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Baby Growth Week 18

18 Weeks Pregnant: The 18th Week of Your Pregnancy

You are almost to the half-way point! Here is what you can expect in the 18th week of pregnancy. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 19

At 19 weeks pregnant what changes are occurring with your body?

At 19 weeks pregnant you’re solidly in your second trimester when Round ligament pain is most common issue. This is characterized as a sharp pain in the abdomen or hip area on one or both sides as the round ligament stretches. Some women even report pain that extends into the groin area. Round ligament pain is considered a normal part of pregnancy as your body prepares for your growing baby.

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Baby Growth Week 20

20 Weeks Pregnant: The 20th Week of Your Pregnancy

Congratulations! Pregnancy weeks four through seven are when most women discover they are pregnant. This week-by-week newsletter will keep you informed about what to expect during your pregnancy. If you have just found out that you are pregnant, you may want to begin by reading weeks 1 through 3. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 21

At 21 Weeks Pregnant, what changes are occurring with your body?

At 21 weeks pregnant, The vast majority of people you encounter will realize you are expecting. If you place your fingers about a half-inch above your belly button, you may be able to feel your uterus. If you notice that your lower legs and feet swell towards the end of the day, try to schedule a couple of times a day when you can sit and rest. If you seem to be battling oily skin and/or increased breakouts on your face or other parts of your body, wash your face with gentle soap and water twice a day.

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Baby Growth Week 22

At 22 Weeks Pregnant, what changes are occurring with your body?

You can now feel the top of your uterus about ¾ of an inch (2 cm) above your belly button. As mentioned last week, many women describe this as the most comfortable trimester.

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Baby Growth Week 23

23 Weeks Pregnant: The 23rd Week Of Pregnancy

Most people are beginning to notice your changing shape. Continue reading for additional information regarding the many things that are changing in both you and your baby during the 23rd week of pregnancy. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 24

24 Weeks Pregnant: What changes are occurring with your body?

At 24 weeks pregnant, you can now feel the top of your uterus around 2 inches (5 cm) from your belly button. The skin on your abdomen and breasts is stretching, which can cause these areas to feel itchy. Many times the itchy skin can be caused by dry skin. If you are having itchy and/or dry skin, use a moisturizer or lotion. Your eyes may also feel more sensitive and dry during your pregnancy. You can alleviate some of this discomfort by using artificial tears to keep your eyes moist.

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Baby Growth Week 25

14 Weeks Pregnant

At 25 weeks pregnant, you may feel a mixture of emotions, from anxious to excited. The nursery is getting done, and plans are moving along. Here is a list of pointers for this week. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 26

26 Weeks Pregnant: The 26th Week Of Pregnancy

The 26th week of pregnancy is the last week of the second trimester. Time may seem to drag, but just remember that you are one week closer to meeting your new baby. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 27

Here is what you might experience 27 Weeks Pregnant

What changes are occurring with your body?

By 27 weeks pregnant, you can feel your baby move much more. Some of your baby’s movements could be due to hiccups, while others feel like your baby is participating in an aerobic workout. Many women find these movements comforting, and these often help strengthen the bonding process between mother and child. Many women ask questions concerning how often they should feel their baby move. Later in pregnancy, you may be asked to determine your baby’s kick count, but for now, you just want to make general comparisons. If your baby seems less active than normal, it is important to discuss this with your healthcare provider.

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Baby Growth Week 28

28 Weeks Pregnant: The 28th Week of Pregnancy

Congratulations! You are one week closer to meeting your bundle of joy. Here are some topics to think about during the 28th week of pregnancy. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 29

What changes are occurring with your body during the 29th week of pregnancy?

At 29 weeks pregnant, your total pregnancy weight gain at this point should be between 19 and 25 pounds (8.6 to 11.3 kg). The top of your uterus can be felt somewhere between 3 ½ to 4 inches (8.9 to 10 cm) above your belly button.

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Baby Growth Week 30

Pregnancy Week 30: What changes are occurring with your body?

At 30 weeks pregnant you’re probably noticing you’re becoming tired more easily. This may be especially true if you are having difficulty sleeping at night. Some women are able to experiment with different sleeping positions to help them sleep more soundly. If you are suffering from insomnia, and it is becoming increasingly worse, you may want to consult with your healthcare provider. During the third trimester, you may also experience mood swings. Some of you may have experienced this earlier in pregnancy as well. Additionally, your body is producing a number of hormones that can cause your joints to become looser. This may result in your feet actually getting larger. Some women report that their feet grow one shoe size during their pregnancy. This is normally a permanent change.

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Baby Growth Week 31

31 Weeks Pregnant: The 31th Week of Your Pregnancy

At 31 weeks pregnant you are getting closer to meeting your baby. Here is what you can anticipate during the 31st week of pregnancy.

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Baby Growth Week 32

32 Weeks Pregnant

These last several weeks can become tiresome, but remember that every week brings you one step closer to the arrival of your little one. Here’s what to expect when you’re 32 weeks pregnant.

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Baby Growth Week 33

33 Weeks Pregnant: The 33rd Week Of Pregnancy

Only 7 more weeks until your baby arrives. Here is what you can expect this week. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 34

34 Weeks Pregnant

Congratulations! You are one week closer to meeting your new baby. Here are several things you can expect during pregnancy week 34.

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Baby Growth Week 35

35 Weeks Pregnant

You are 35 weeks pregnant, and you are almost there! Here is what you can anticipate during pregnancy week 35. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 36

36 Weeks Pregnant: The 36th Week Of Pregnancy

You have reached 36 weeks pregnant, and your baby could arrive at any time. We hope you enjoy these last several weeks of pregnancy. Get the Fetal Life App for Apple and Android endorsed by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Baby Growth Week 37

What changes are occurring with your body at 37 weeks pregnant?

If you have been measuring your uterus throughout your pregnancy, you may notice a few week-to-week changes at 37 weeks pregnant. You will most likely not experience significant weight gain from this point on. Your total weight gain should be around 25 to 35 pounds (11.3 to 15.9 kg). The amount of amniotic fluid begins to decline around 37 weeks. Braxton Hicks contractions also increase in frequency. As your body begins to prepare for labor, your cervix will begin to dilate and efface. You will also pass the mucus plug, which blocked the opening of the cervix to prevent bacteria from entering during your pregnancy. Passing a mucus plug is a sign that your cervix is dilating, and your body is starting to prepare for birth. Labor could be hours, days, or even weeks away as the cervix gradually opens.

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Baby Growth Week 38

What Changes are Occurring With Your Body?

At 38 weeks pregnant, you may experience some swelling in your feet. which is a normal part of pregnancy, especially towards the end. However, if you experience severe or sudden swelling in your hands, face, feet and/or ankles, you should contact your health care provider. This could be a sign that you are developing a condition called pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), also known as preeclampsia or toxemia.

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Baby Growth Week 39

39 Weeks Pregnant

At 39 weeks pregnant, you most likely have not experienced many changes over the last week or two. You probably have not gained any weight, but there are still changes that are taking place.

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Baby Growth Week 40

40 Weeks Pregnant

Congratulations! You will probably be welcoming your baby this week. Here is what you can expect during at 40 weeks pregnant.

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