Pregnancy Symptoms & Pregnancy Care

Pregnancy Symptoms

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Baby in you

When a new life creates in you and a baby starts developing inside you, its a joyous moment for you. Generally, this stage is called pregnancy. This is a very Fortunate time for every woman. At this stage, every woman needs proper Pregnancy care. Here we will discuss all Pregnancy Symptoms and Pregnancy care. Also, we will talk about every signs week by week. Some Tips, how to take care of yourself. What Pregnancy Care should be followed, about Pregnancy Symptoms and what to do and don’ts.


In this case, if you miss a period it indicates the first sign of pregnancy. When you notice the first pregnancy symptom are such as dizziness, exhaustion, vomiting, changes in breast and frequent urination.

If the above symptoms are applicable to you then confirm it at home by the help of a self pregnancy home kit. Above all start pregnancy care now onward. In the first place book an appointment with your doctor. The doctor will confirm it clearly and will give you all the precautions you should follow. In this case, pregnancy care should be followed now. Your healthy diet and vitamins and medicines you need.

How to take care during pregnancy week by week. For example, the whole period of nine months is known as 3 trimesters. Which are First Second and Third trimesters?

Pregnancy symptoms and Pregnancy care in the First Trimester

The first trimester of the pregnancy period is from 1 to 13 weeks. Such as, this is a very important period for baby development. For the most part, do not forget to follow strict pregnancy care. At this stage, you will notice several types of changes such as physical and emotional. You may come to know that actually, you are pregnant. Usually, in some woman, symptoms are felt at 4th to 5th week. At this stage, the baby develops faster in the first trimester. In the meant time, you can notice many changes in your body now. We will mention below the changes and symptoms below.

Some symptoms of first trimester

You may feel tired because the baby is developing in you. When you work more you feel tired due to lack of energy. This happens because most of the energy is used in a baby’s development. However proper pregnancy care should be followed. Whenever you feel tired take proper rest in comfort to regain energy. Try to sleep for some time to get proper rest. In the meant time your partner should take proper care of yourself at this stage.

Generally, a most woman feels nauseated in the first trimester because of your desire to eat spicy and tangy food, which interrupts your digestion. If you feel excessive nauseated than see your gynecologist as soon as possible.

Frequent urination

Especially frequent urination is also a symptom seen in most of the woman after the first week of conception. This happens due to the increase in the level of progesterone in the liver. In addition to more and more blood are sent to the pelvic area from your body as a result your bladder irritates and you feel excessive urination.

Also, you may even notice some changes in your breast. You can notice thickening of nipples, enlargement and tenderness in your breast. These symptoms occur due to the increased level of progesterone and estrogen in your blood. It is very considerable to be conscious and keep eye on your health at the first trimester of pregnancy.

Healthy Diet during pregnancy

At this stage, you should follow proper pregnancy care. We will discuss some guidelines as a healthy diet is very necessary at this stage. If you are vegetarian, then try to add lots of green veggies, fruits in your diet. Fresh cooked meat, eggs or fish are very good for a pregnant woman. Drink enough milk. Avoid coffee as much as you can during pregnancy. Drink fresh fruit juice.

You should let your gynecologist know about your previous medicines which you were taking, it should be stopped immediately if not safe. For the most part, avoid smoking or taking alcohol. In the first trimester, the baby gets attaches with mother uterus so try to pause your travel as much as you can. by the way, discuss to your doctor for your right vaccinations.

Hygiene during pregnancy

As a rule, follow hygienic habit by keeping your self-clean, wash your hands frequently after touching anything outside or touching your pet. Keep your clothes and your beds clean.

Pregnancy symptoms and pregnancy care second trimester

Thereby the second trimester of pregnancy starts from 14th to 27th week. Now you will not feel the uneasiness you felt int the first trimester. This will fade now. In short, your fetus will feel quite good now. There are some pregnancy symptoms in the second trimester which we will discuss below.


You feel heartburn coupled with acidity and discomfort in food digestion. In brief, all this happens because your stomach bears the whole weight of your baby, thus your digestion is disturbed. However, take doctor’s advice if you feel anyone of this discomfort.

Pain and Breathlessness

As an example, you may feel slight breathlessness in this trimester and even experience back pain too. This occurs due to the growth and weight of the baby which makes your waist hurt in the second quarter of your pregnancy. Proper pregnancy care should be followed strictly.

Stretch Marks

Scar or first stretch marks might be visible now. You can see a thick line just below your navel area due to the progress of your baby’s growth. Also, the colour of the nipples darkens and thick colostrum may drip. Colostrum is a great value for a baby’s natural growth in this trimester. By the end of this trimester, you may feel the pleasure to notice the movement of your baby in your tummy.

In short, do not forget to visit your doctor. An ultra scan is required in 18th week, to check the baby’s health. The ultrasound result shows the baby’s correct position. For the most part, you can see your baby on the screen and even you can hear the heartbeat of your baby. Now you can start preparing for your child, try reading inspirational books, keep positive thinking and try to be happy. Third-trimester pregnancy is from 28th to 40 weeks.

Pregnancy symptoms and pregnancy care third trimester

Now in your third quarter, you will have a feeling of the strong eagerness of becoming a mother. Soon, the days of the delivery is coming closer. You man notice some new symptoms as your baby is increasing by weight and size.

At this period the amniotic fluid is around one litre in the placenta due to this you may feel a slight discomfort at this stage. In the third quarter, you may notice some physical changes. You may feel breathlessness due to the pressure in the middle of your stomach because of your expanding tummy, which causes pressures to your diaphragm. Even you may feel difficulty while sleeping cause to the height of your tummy and baby’s growth. You can support yourself with extra pillows or cushions. This discomfort will pass away after some time when your baby slides downward of your stomach.

Incontinence and varicose vein

In this period you may notice incontinence. This happens because there is excess pressure on your bladder. As it is not a big concern. The varicose vein may appear now due to pressure in the vein of your feet. If you feel these discomforts consult your doctor. Try not to stand for a long time. Raise your legs with support of pillows while sleeping to reduce the pressure of your feet.

Do not sit in one place for a long time. learn some safe exercise form your doctor. Go for a walk. As the time comes closer of delivery, your skin stretches and you may feel too much itchiness. Therefore, stretch marks on your stomach, waist and thigh occur. Do not leave them dry and apply stretch marks remover cream or medicated gel.

Pregnancy symptoms and pregnancy care at the last week of trimester

In the last week of this trimester try to arrange all the necessary things which will be needed for delivery. These are natural problems and passes away naturally. You may be a bit worried because this is the first time you are experiencing motherhood. If you are feeling any discomfort or delay in your due date consult your doctor. Try to relax as much as possible, do not worry and enjoy this precious moment, which is about to arrive soon.

All these are my personal experience and from the largest healthy websites and internet. Some symptoms may be different in different pregnancies. Follow Doctors advice and instructions.

As with any treatment you’re considering, consult with your doctor before following any medication — natural or otherwise. 

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    1. Usha Gupta says:

      “Thanks – that means a lot.”

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    How to Tell If Your Cold is Actually a Sinus Infection? Sinus infections can also spread to the brain, but this is even rarer. Can you please tell the Symptoms of Sinus Infection, Treatment and its causes? can a sinus infection during pregnancy hurt the baby ?

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      A sinus infection on its own is not likely to harm the developing fetus. However, in rare cases, its symptoms can lead to complications. Being pregnant may also affect the severity of sinus infection symptoms.

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