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Early Symptoms of IVF Pregnancy

Early Symptoms of IVF Pregnancy

Many times the inability to get pregnant is hormonal, low sperm count or even stress. Your doctor will investigate the most common factors and treat you accordingly. If for some reason conception still does not occur, IVF is an alternative with a high success rate. To put it simply, the egg is fertilized with the sperm outside of the body and inserted into the uterus. After the egg is implanted,...

Why Am I Showing Already at 8 Weeks?

Why Am I Showing Already at 8 Weeks?

Congratulations—you’ve just learned that you’re pregnant! You may be wondering when everyone else will begin to learn of your condition by themselves—that is, when will you begin to “show”? Before long, your body will begin to change shape. The changes will be most noticeable in your tummy, which will expand to accommodate your developing baby. Watching your stomach grow is a part of...

Pregnancy At 8 Weeks

Pregnancy At 8 Weeks

Well, the fruit is raspberry!! By the time you are eight weeks pregnant, the baby can be called as fetus. It is 1 cm long and is finally losing its tail. You are hyper sensitive to smell, and still peeing and nauseating a lot. You should stay away from toxins, drugs, chemicals which might affect in the baby’s development. You want to have food, but don’t really feel like it. You might not...

Pregnancy At 6 Weeks

Pregnancy At 6 Weeks

Well, this is a milestone, isn’t it? Half the distance to the first trimester is over baby!! Your baby has grown to a size of a sweet pea, (oh yeah, your sweetie pie) and the tube like heart has taken a form of a four chamber heart. Its beating at 100-160 BPM, well that’s faster than yours right now! On an average the baby is 5-6 mm in size. The head is relatively larger than the other body...

Pregnancy At 7 Weeks

Pregnancy At 7 Weeks

This week might feel like an emotional roller coaster ride, with you feeling happy one moment and screaming the other. This is due to increase in the levels of hormones. You have already covered half of the first trimester. The baby has grown 10,000 times since you conceived. Isn’t it just amazing? The baby looks like a bean seed or even like a blueberry and your uterus is like a size of an...

Pregnancy At 9 Weeks

Pregnancy At 9 Weeks

Well, Mama, I have just had my first graduation, I am a fetus now! This is what your little one is trying to say, that all your hard work till now has won him a major accomplishment. By now you must be settled with the fact that you are pregnant. Week 9 is just one week from ending the first trimester and for some women it might have been a hard one. The fetus has become a permanent feature and...

What Does Braxton Hick Feel Like at 30 Weeks?

What Does Braxton Hick Feel Like at 30 Weeks?

During your second and third trimesters of pregnancy, you may find yourself in situations when your belly tightens a bit and becomes quite firm to the touch, and then becomes normal again. You experience these episodes due to the contractions of the uterine muscles – they are referred to as Braxton Hicks contractions. Some women experience mild contractions, while others experience stronger...

Pregnancy At 5 Weeks

Pregnancy At 5 Weeks

Congratulations! By now, most of the women may know that they are pregnant, being in Week 5 of pregnancy means you are at least a week late since you missed your periods. Those of who have not done the pregnancy test should take the pre pregnancy test and remember to take it with the early morning pee. You might be feeling terribly tired / fatigue. It is difficult to sleep on your tummy since...

Pregnancy At 4 Weeks

Pregnancy At 4 Weeks

This is the time when you might have missed your periods. Your body may be giving early signs of pregnancy or if you do not feel anything new, there is nothing to worry about. However, if you have already found out about carrying a baby inside, we wish you the best! Don’t just blast this news on the radio yet, out of excitement and happiness, instead, start taking folic acid (if you haven’t...

Discovering – Am I Pregnant? – Weeks 1 to 3

Discovering – Am I Pregnant? – Weeks 1 to 3

Ovulation happens about two weeks before a woman will get her periods, roughly on Day 14 of a 28 day cycle. The ovum passes through the fallopian tube and travels down towards the uterus. Millions of sperms ejaculated by your partner travel to the fallopian tube but only one may fertilise with the ovum and several other million sperms seep out of the vagina or are absorbed in the woman’s body....