Pregnancy Week-by-Week sponsored by StorkNet
A guide to fetal development and maternal changes, from StorkNet.

  • For each of the forty weeks of pregnancy, you'll find information about baby's development, the types of changes that occur within mom's pregnant body, tid-bits for dads, specific info for pregnant moms of twins or more, inspirational thoughts and suggested reading

  • Click the week in the table to the left to visit the week you're interested in

  • We hope you'll read through all 40 weeks as the information builds on each week

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    Week by week look at how a pregnancy and baby are developing.

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  • Read our Articles on & This Weeks Featured Articles Are: Protein plays an extremely important part in the development of your baby

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  • Most women have uncomplicated pregnancies and their daily routines may not change until the last few weeks before delivery

  • Pregnancy typically lasts 40 weeks, or 9 months

  • This means that at conception, the unborn child is already considered two weeks old! The First Trimester (Week 1 - Week 12) Six Weeks : By twenty-one days after fertilization, the embryo's tiny heart has begun beating

  • If you experience a sharp pain on the side in early pregnancy, or bleeding and/or cramping at anytime during pregnancy, call your doctor immediately! The Second Trimester (Week 13 - Week 26) Eighteen Weeks : By this time eyebrows, eyelashes, and fine hair appear

  • The Third Trimester (Week 27 - 40) Twenty-four Weeks : Seen here at six months, the unborn child is covered with a fine, downy hair called lanugo and a waxy substance called vernix

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  • A general trend is to have little weight gain for the first 12 weeks

  • Then, in the second and third trimesters, a weight gain of a pound a week is common

  • I found it easiest to drink extra calories and treated myself to a soy milk shake (soy milk blended with fruit and tofu or soy yogurt) in the evening for a few weeks when weight gain was low

  • It is safe to lose about 1/2 to 1 pound a week while breast-feeding but more rigorous dieting is not recommended

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  • It is believed that the ceases functioning when the is about eight weeks old

  • By the time the is about 16 weeks old, the is about the same size as the ; then, they fuse forming the CHORIO-AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE

  • The GESTATIONAL SAC, also known as the BAG OF WATERS, is essentially everything inside of the (also known as the chorionic sac) during early or everything inside of the chorio-amniotic sac during later (i.e., after approximately 16 weeks menstrual age)

  • (Conception usually occurs around Day 14, or two weeks into the cycle.) Consequently, even though we can tell with substantial certainty when conception probably took place, we still give age from the last normal menstrual period

  • For example, if conception occurred 8 weeks before an ultrasound scan, we would say that the is 10 weeks old menstrual age

  • (remember, conception occurs approximately 2 weeks after the first day of the menstrual period.) Incidentally and interestingly, conception may not occur on the day of intercourse

  • By the time the reaches 12 weeks of age, we use measurement of the BIPARIETAL DIAMETER () to determine age

  • By sixteen weeks of age, almost everybody measures two other things, in addition to the, to determine fetal age

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    Pregnancy forum with free registration.

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    pregnancy, from a UK Women's Health site.

  • What are Fibroid Treatment Options? If the fibroids aren't causing any symptoms and are relatively small (less than equivalent to a 14-week pregnancy) then it is quite reasonable to just observe them in the first instance

  • If it remained large (increasing the womb size to greater than a 12-week pregnancy) then you may be offered treatment (usually surgery - myomectomy, or fibroid removal), though increasingly we are not operating on the ones that aren't causing any problems


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    Information on each stage of pregnancy, how to plan for having a baby, how to
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  • () To find your due date, the calculator takes the first day of your last menstrual period (LMP) and adds 40 weeks

    Pregnancy Nutrition FAQ
    Designed for expectant mothers, addressing the baby's health needs and the foods
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  • 3 Fat Servings - 1 tsp oil/butter/sour cream/mayonaise (some reduced fat products let you use 1 Tbsp instead...) 1 Serving Other Fruit 1 Serving Other Vegetables Each Week, try to include: 5 Servings Yellow or Orange Colored Fruit/Vegetables 1 Serving of Liver (if you like it - don't force yourself!) [Note: This is controversial as it is an organ meat with a potential for storing harmful substances, and because of the high levels of vitamin A it contains...] 3 Whole Baked Potatos Plenty of Water/other fluids Salt your food to taste for safe blood volume! If you substitute Proteins for Milk/Eggs, you must be sure your proteins are complete and that you get 80-100 grams of protein/day! You must also be sure to include all the elements of a well-balanced diet

  • She came to us for help, and upon checking her hemoglobin, found it to be around 8 (!!!) So we recommended 12 chlorophyll capsules, prenatal vitamins and additional folic acid, and liver once a week in addition to all the protein/dietary recommendations that have been discussed here lately

  • My hemoglobin is OK (11.4 at 30 weeks), but I wouldn't mind it being a little higher, so I've been taking 2 a day

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  • In other words, a '6 Week Embryo' image is an embryo whose sperm and egg connected 6 weeks ago

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    Acupuncture and Yoga
    News about acupuncture and yoga. Published by Hans R. Larsen, Victoria, BC, Canada.

  • They compared standard treatment (a home exercise routine), standard treatment plus acupuncture, and standard treatment plus stabilising exercises aimed at improving mobility and strength, each treatment given for six weeks

  • They were between 12 and 31 weeks of gestation and experiencing pelvic girdle pain

  • The patients were randomly assigned to either a treatment group that received a total of 23 true acupuncture sessions over 26 weeks, or a control group that received 6 two-hour education sessions over 12 weeks or 23 fake acupuncture sessions over 26 weeks

  • Similarly, Spanish researchers evaluated the effectiveness of a 12-week series of acupuncture treatments as a complementary therapy in 97 patients with knee osteoarthritis who were being treated with diclofenac

  • The Maryland researchers found that patients in the acupuncture group, at the end of the study (after 26 weeks), had experienced a 42% reduction in WOMAC pain score as compared to a 19% reduction in the control group

  • Patients in the true acupuncture group also reported a greater improvement in psychological functioning and consumed 39% less diclofenac tablets than the sham group (85 tablets, on average, versus 139 tablets) over the 12-week trial period -- Your local guide to pregnancy and ...
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