Week 9

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Week 9 Your body: In week nine of your pregnancy, you might start breaking out due to the increased amount of hormones in your body. Some women might get lucky and have very smooth skin, while others might have to wait until after their baby is born to have nice skin again. By this time,…
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Week 21

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Week 21 Your body: By this week, you are probably beginning to show. If you need to travel, you may want to check out a few things before you go. If you’re traveling be car, stop every few hours to keep your circulation up, also make sure you buckle up. If you are traveling be…
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Week 22

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Week 22 Your body: You may be placed on bed rest around this time if there are problems with placenta previa, pre-term labor, and small-for-dates. However, just because you’re on bed rest, that doesn’t mean you need to get really worried. If you are placed on bed rest, make sure you find out as much…
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Week 8

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Week 8 Your body: By this week, you might be able to feel your waistline getting bigger, but you might not be showing yet. You will be feeling a lot of the same symptoms as before, but they may be increasing in pain. Your breasts may be more tender than they were before. By this…
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Week 23

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Week 23 Your body: You may start thinking about whether to breast feed or bottle feed. Breastfeeding your baby is more healthy, but if you can’t do this, there are other ways to nourish your baby. You don’t need to decide now, so make sure you ask your doctor any questions you may have. Your…
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Week 7

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Week 7 Your body: Week Seven of your pregnancy is about the same as week six. You will probably be feeling most of the same symptoms as before and you will probably be feeling them for a while to come. It is very important that you watch what you eat during this time. You have…
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Week 24

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Week 24 Your body: If you are still working and are on your feet all day, make sure you wear low, comfortable shoes and elevate your feet when you do get to sit down for the evening. You may start getting stretch marks and forming a linea negra (the dark line between your belly button…
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Week 25

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Week 25 Your body: As you move closer to motherhood, your relationship with your own mother may be changing. By keeping a journal of your feelings, it will help you to work through conflicting emotions and mark this time in your life. Baby: Your baby is almost 12 inches long weighs about a pound and…
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Week 26

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Your body: When you go see your doctor this week, you can get an ultrasound to see what the sex of your baby is. If you don’t want to know, make sure you tell the ultrasound technician. You might be having odd cravings and its okay to eat what you crave as long as it’s…
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Week 6

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Week 6 Your body: Its confirmed. You are pregnant! By this time, your uterus is about the size of a plum. Your breasts will probably be very tender and you will probably have morning sickness. Dont worry though, it usually only lasts the first three months. You really want to make sure you stay away…
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Week 27

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Week 27 Your body: If you haven’t already, register for a childbirth class. These classes are a great opportunity to share your experiences with other expectant couples. Remember to count your fetal movements. Every fetus has its most active times. During his active periods, your baby should move ten times an hour. Choose an hour,…
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