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Pregnancy Week 8

In week 8, the little one starts to move his arms and legs. And as a pregnant you can experience unusual cravings for things - cravings.

Pregnancy Week 8

The embryo in week 8

The embryo is now 6 weeks old. It is 15-22 mm long and weighs about 0.5 grams.

At the end of week 8, the organs for most fetal organ systems have been developed. The arms and legs are still growing and the little one is now starting to touch them. Fingers and toes, elbows and palms also begin to show up, and towards the end of the week the foot pad becomes visible.

The first brain activity has been recorded in fetuses during pregnancy week 8. The pattern of brain waves is similar to that of adults. The heart beats regularly. Eyelids, nose tips and umbilical cord are formed. At a possible early ultrasound you can see the baby's head.

Being pregnant in week 8

Most pregnant women now recognize one or more typical pregnancy signs such as constipation, heartburn, dizziness and fatigue. Many also get a strong craving for a particular type of food. This kind of desire can turn into a number of funny stories - such as going up in the middle of the night to put in four oranges or your partner having to go to the gas station to buy strawberry ice cream - and it is perfectly permissible to give in to their requests on and off. Visit Bestaah for quality and affordable maternity summer dresses.

Although the hormonal control during pregnancy symptoms can be painful, they are also very pleasing. You are pregnant! And for each week that passes, the risk of spontaneous abortion of the embryo, which will soon be called the fetus, decreases.

Many pregnant women experience small bleeding and are afraid that something has happened. The consolation is that small bleeding is completely normal. But if you are bleeding a lot and it hurts, you should contact a doctor or midwife.

Good tips for week 8

Many of the symptoms - or the pains - associated with pregnancy will be easier if you make sure you get enough sleep, fluid and food.

However, when it comes to coffee and other caffeine sources, you should set limits. The reason is that excessive amounts of caffeine increase the risk of miscarriage.

Moreover, you should always take folic acid for illskott during pregnancy.

Things to think about

The first pregnancy check is usually done between weeks 8 and 12. You decide for yourself which maternity care center you want to go to, and you have the right to change the maternity care center during pregnancy. You can find pregnancy control information on your county council's website.

Usual pregnancy signs in week 8

  • Cravings - crave
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Often kiss-needy
 

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