Follow your pregnancy week by week
From the cell stage to a finished baby - follow the
pregnancy through 40 eventful weeks - week by week.
Finally you are pregnant! The first trimester, which
marks the first three months of pregnancy, is a time
full of expectations and excitement. Read about what
happens to your body and the little seed inside you. Visit
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Pregnant weeks 1 and 2: There is a lot going on in
the body that you do not notice.
Pregnant Week 3: Hormone production in the body
changes to prepare it for carrying a baby.
Pregnant Week 4: A pregnancy test can show that you
From week 5 to week 8 you will be able to
feel many of the typical pregnancy 's ailments such as
nausea and fatigue. At the same time, you will notice
that the pants are a little tense and that the stomach
is growing so small.
Pregnant Week 5: The heart, brain and spine begin to
Pregnant Week 6: You may feel tired and nauseous.
Pregnant Week 7: The fetus is constantly growing and
can already respond to touch!
Pregnant Week 8: The little fetus starts to move the
arms and legs around this time.
In the following weeks, the fetus will
receive both eyes, mouth and ears at the same time as
the hearing system develops. Biscuits can help with
Pregnant Week 9: The hormones run amok and the fetus
is as big as a strawberry.
Pregnant Week 10: The fetus has taken its final
Pregnant Week 11: The fetus measures about 4-5 inches
from head to seat.
Pregnant in the second trimester
You are now entering your second trimester.
For many pregnant women, this is the best time of
pregnancy. The worst nausea is over and the stomach is
Pregnant Week 12: The fetus can shake hands and suck
on the thumb.
Pregnant Week 13: As a rule, the worst nausea is now
over. The risk of miscarriage and deformity decreases.
Pregnant week 14: The fetus develops taste intestine.
Pregnant week 15: It is now decided what hair color
the baby gets.
Pregnant week 16: It's time to start looking at
For the next few weeks, you should be on
ultrasound examination. Maybe you will also start to
feel the kicks of the little one.
Pregnant week 17: Are you stuffy in the nose? This is
perfectly normal and is due to hormonal changes.
Pregnant week 18: Ultrasound examinations n take
place during this or the next two weeks.
Pregnant Week 19: Your stomach is growing a lot and
your skin is stretching.
Pregnant week 20 0: Now many pregnant women can feel
the movements of the fetus inside the stomach.
Now your partner or others can also feel the
little one's arm or foot as they put their hand on your
Pregnant week 21: Pregnancy makes it easier for you
to get gum inflammation and you eat more sugar more
often. Remember to take care of your teeth well.
Pregnant week 22: Heartburn, pelvic pain and sluggish
stomach are common.
Pregnant week 23: The fetus is soon 30 cm and weighs
over half a kilo.
Pregnant week 24: Children born at this time have
You will notice that you are getting bigger.
The baby also gets less space to noise around, so the
activity decreases. Remember to exercise your pelvic
floor muscles regularly.
Pregnant Week 25: The fetus is in a very active
Pregnant Week 26: The fetus responds to touch, light
Pregnant week 27: The fetus now weighs around 1 kg.
Pregnant week 28: The fetus gets less and less space
inside the uterus.
Pregnant in the third trimester
You are now entering your third and final
trimester. Take the time to plan the practicalities of
childbirth, parental leave and the fact that you will
have an extra family member. Maybe you should go for a
preparatory delivery course?
Pregnant Week 29: You may feel a pressure on the
Pregnant week 30: Take a delivery course and write a
Pregnant week 31: Use pillows to find a comfortable
Pregnant week 32: Drink plenty of water to avoid
constipation. You can now start taking out your
parenting days from the insurance fund.
You are heavy now and it can be tiring to
move. You should still try to activate yourself. Go for
a little walk every day. Walking sticks can make it
easier for you.
Pregnant week 33: Many children lie down with their
heads down already.
Pregnant Week 34: Many pregnant women experience
swelling of their hands and feet, especially in the
Pregnant week 35: Some are in top form while others
suffer from pregnancy pain.
Pregnant week 36: Pay attention to pregnancy
It starts to contract. Learn some good
breathing exercises and make sure you get enough sleep.
Contact the midwife if the water is running, during
bleeding or if you have strong contractions.
Pregnant week 37: In many cases, the baby gets ready
with the head or seat in the pelvis.
Pregnant week 38: Baby puts on weight to get more
Pregnant week 39: Try to relax and find a calm.
Pregnant week 40: You are now ready to give birth!
Pregnant after week 40: Not born yet? Then it is not