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Pregnancy Week by Week | Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Development and changes in maternal body in first three semester of pregnancy. In the first months of pregnancy you will probably not many people understand that when you are pregnant, but surely your body is actively working to adjust the process for this pregnancy.

In the first months of pregnancy you will probably not many people understand that when you are pregnant, because it has not seen a real change in your body. But indeed your body is actively working to adjust the physical and emotional process for this pregnancy.

Some changes in the body of pregnant women in the first three semester (0 - 12 weeks) of pregnancy:

Breast enlargement

Breast will enlarge and tighten faster, because at the beginning of the conception was increasing pregnancy hormone that cause blood vessel dilation and nutrition on the breast. You may feel your bra or bra never felt crowded and more comfortable, you should prepare a new bra size in accordance with this new order to give comfort and can support your breast. But do not discard the old, you can save it because breast will back to original size before you get pregnant after you stop breastfeeding later.

In the first 3 months, you will also see the area around the nipple and the breast nipple will colored more dark, and due to the increased supply of blood and body overlooks the area around the breast will appear shadow vena tube-tube under the skin of your breast.

Frequently Urinate, more often

You will feel more often want to dispose of urine, this is because of the growth of the uterus and bladder Remember hormonal changes do not reduce the inflow liquid / drink you to overcome this problem because you need more liquid at the time of this pregnancy. And still keep your hygiene.


You may find it difficult to defecate, this is because of the increased progesterone hormone that causes muscle relaxation so that the gut is less efficient, as well as fe tablet given by the doctors normally causes constipation is a problem besides iron tablets will cause the color of feces become black, do not worry. Overcome with drinking a lot of water, high fibrous foods (vegetables and fruits) and sports.

Morning sickness nausea Vomiting

The report shows that half of pregnant women experience nausea and begin in the month to two. Nausea on a particular food, even just because a certain smell the smell of food alone. This is due to an increase in hormonal. Overcome it with the amount of food in a little but often, do not eat in the number of large portions or only make you queasy. You need not worry if your baby is not enough nutrition. This early in the pregnancy most pregnant women are only slightly increased body weight and this does not affect the development of your baby. And do not worry usually nausea-vomiting complaints will disappear at the end of the first trimester.

Contact your doctor if nausea, vomiting, becomes very powerful, so that you can not eat or drink anything, and can also cause a lack of fluids / dehydration. (Hyperemesis gravidarum).


You will feel tired, this is because your body is actively working to adjust physically and emotionally for this baby. Also increased hormonal patterns can affect your sleep. Find time to rest as much as possible.


You may feel a headache more frequently than usual, this may be due to feeling nausea, fatigue, hunger, low blood pressure, and also because it can be strained or even feelings of depression. Overcomes with the rest, and eat food with less frequent but can usually help, relax. When the headache is feels heavy, contact your doctor as soon as possible. (information on pregnancy headaches can be a sign of pre-eclampsia, which is usually accompanied by increased blood pressure and swollen feet, hands)


Often feel dizzy at the beginning of this pregnancy because of the increased demand of blood to the body so that when you change positions from sleeping or sitting to standing position the sudden, the blood circulation system difficult to adapt. When the vertigo still arises when you are sitting, this is usually due to the decrease your blood sugar level. Eat a little bit, but often. If you often want to feel like fainting to your doctor, check your likelihood anemia.

Stomach cramps

At the beginning of this trimester, you may experience cramps or stomach cramps or menstruation such as pain like being punctured arising briefly and did not settle. This often happens and it is likely because of the growth and enlargement of the uterus where the muscle and ligament widen to support the womb. What should be remembered when the stomach cramps that come along with vagina bleeding, contact your doctor immediately, because the two marks is associated with miscarriage.


Do not feel ashamed if you feel your saliva to be quite excessive, this is common in pregnancy in pregnant women usually experience the morning sickness. This usually arises in the first trimester, but rare. Overcome with toothbrush or mouth, or suck a mint candy. Mint can be trusted to reduce saliva.


In the early trimester of pregnancy is also going to be affected emotionally unstable, this is because of hormone changes and also a new sense of responsibility as a prospective mother. To overcome, try to find time for yourself, talk to the person nearest to you or your doctor. And there, on the body can gradually adapt to the hormonal changes, so this makes life more beautiful for you.

Body weight enhancement

At the end of the first three semester of pregnancy, you will be difficult to install a button skirt / pants you. This does not mean an increase in body weight that much?-But because your uterus growing and need space and this is all because of the influence of estrogen hormone that causes enlargement uterus and progesterone hormone that causes the body hold water.



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