Stages of Pregnancy - Weekly,
Understanding The Mysteries of New Life - From Conception to Birth
Congratulations if you have just come to know that you are
Everybody must be
telling you so many things about the different stages of pregnancy now. Right! It is true that now you must
know how you as well as your baby will grow with pregnancy week by week. You must keep adequately well-informed
so that you do not panic at the drop of the hat any time during your pregnancy!
So, What Are These Stages of Pregnancy?
The stages of
pregnancy are the three trimesters that have duration of three months each.
The first stage begins
with morning sickness, though why it is called so, one wonders since this nausea can happen anytime throughout
the day! Breast heaviness, general exhaustion and of course an upheaval of emotions are the other pregnancy
symptoms of the first trimester.
The joy of imminent
motherhood along with constant worries about labor, delivery, parenthood etc., will change your moods as if you
were the clock's pendulum during this stage! Keeping a close watch on your pregnancy diet and regular
doctor-approved exercise is a must.
Your baby, meanwhile,
will have progressed from just a couple of cells to becoming a small living being in these first three
The second trimester
is that stage of pregnancy by when you will become accustomed to some of the changes. With butterfly kicks
fluttering inside you, you would actually feel the little one nesting in you. The sickness bit would have
mostly ended and you will find that you are eager to discuss your pregnancy with others, so that views can be
exchanged and new insights explored.
Physical changes would
mean that your tummy will be slightly distended; the urge to urinate will be more and quite uncontrollable,
your nipples will darken. On the brighter side, you will get your appetite back, as well as have a heightened
sexual drive. This is the most enjoyable period in all of the three stages of pregnancy.
Last, But Not The Least... Stage 3
Finally, you would
enter at the last trimester - the beginning of the end to the stages of pregnancy. This period would seem to
crawl on slowly, what with a big, swollen tummy and the anxiety to quickly get child birth over with. The fear
of delivery pains, general all-day fatigue, combined with sleeping problems, swollen feet, frequent urination,
will make days seem very slow and laborious.
Many women grow
restless, as they develop what is called the 'Nesting' urge. It is important now that you follow every part of
your doctor's advice, so that complications can be avoided. Your pregnancy is going to be over soon and you
will be a momma, so take extreme care and caution.
Remember, a pregnancy
is once-in-a-lifetime experience. So, try to have fun and enjoy your stages of pregnancy. Best of
As pregnancy week by week changes along with
the stages of pregnancy you need to be well informed of pregnancy diet, exercises