Pregnancy Weeks

During pregnancy week 2, you are still oblivious of the pregnancy but closer to finding out than you were in pregnancy week 1. There are particular terms you will constantly hear your doctor use to define time during your pregnancy week by week, and these are; Gestational age (menstrual age) – begins from the first …

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Baby is the size of an olive! If you are 9 weeks pregnant, fetal age is 7 weeks now! Your baby is about the size of a green olive. And about an inch to three-quarters of an inch long, that’s about 2.2 to 3 cm. This time the head is more erect, the neck is …

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If you are 8 weeks pregnant, fetal age is 6 weeks now! Your baby is about the size of a pinto bean. One-half to three-quarters of an inch, that’s about 1.4 to 2 cm. He/she is developing limbs, tiny fingers and toes, the beginnings of external ear structures, eyelids, an upper lip, the tip of …

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If you are 7 weeks pregnant, fetal age is about 5 weeks (36 to 42 days) and the size of your baby is that of a berry. Baby is about five to thirteen millimeters long (less than half an inch) and weighs less than a gram. He/she is a little more than a month if …

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If you are 6 weeks pregnant, baby is about the size of a soya bean now!Fetal age is 4 weeks, a month after conception. The embryo looks almost something like a tadpole and has gills like a fish! It has two tiny cups of pigments on either side of its head that will develop into …

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If you are 5 weeks pregnant, baby is now called an embryo at this stage and is slightly bigger than the sesame seed. Fetal age is approximately 3weeks. Baby is slowly transforming into a bundle of cells organized in a “C” shape with a top, bottom, front, and back, which will seal and develop into …

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4 weeks pregnant? Wonderful! Fetus is now 2 weeks old, and as big as a sesame seed. You on the other hand probably still don’t know you are pregnant. And you might have very few first month pregnancy symptoms. Chances are you are not showing and have not gained weight. So what is happening to …

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3 weeks pregnant! Wow The age of the fetus is actually approximately 1 week now. You want to know how big? Well, Almost the size of the head of a pin, if you want to have a visual perspective. At this point, the growing embryo is pretty much a group of rapidly growing cells that …

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Am 20 weeks pregnant and rapidly expanding my waist beyond recognition. My bump is starting to weigh down on my ligaments in my pelvic region. And baby, who by now is at about 16cm in length, is in a sitting position. I feel like i have reached the halfway point in my pregnancy; it is …

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Do you know what to expect if you are 19 weeks pregnant? You are just a week away from the midpoint of your pregnancy, the bump is starting to be quite evident and it is definitely hurting your wardrobe. Up until this point in this second trimester of pregnancy, you may only have had to …

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