From the first day of your last menstrual period, the pregnancy is counted. The doctor calculates the accurate measure the exact day of fertilization. This means that the 40-week countdown really begins about the two weeks before the sperm and the egg meet and start slowly transforming into an embryo.
If you have already taken a pregnancy test and spotted the telltale pink lines means pregnancy registers on the home test. And then you should check officially pregnant or not, this is still considered the first week of your first trimester.
Week 1 Pregnancy Highlights
You were not actually pregnant yet!
The egg that will become your baby is almost ready to be delivered.
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Your Baby at 1 st week of Pregnancy
In this week, there is no baby growing yet. Your hormones are preparing another egg to be
release for ovulation. During this period, around 20 eggs or ova a still inside their ovarian
follicles, and they start to prepare for next month’s ovulation. Occasionally two eggs will
actually to be released in the fallopian tubes each cycle of fertilization.
Your body at 1 st week of pregnancy
During the first week of pregnancy, you really going through your last menstruation before the baby and you start estimate the gestational age of first day of your last menstrual period. The first of the pregnancy is same as the first day of menstrual period. In these days, your body will be getting rid of last month’s egg and uterine lining. In the first day of pregnancy or first of period,you will get more menstrual flow. A new cycle is beginning, that is the starting point for your pregnancy. You are experiencing the typical symptoms, when the starting your pregnancy and which include some bloating and mood changes due to fluctuating hormones. That process will all goes well, but you won’t conceive until week 3. Your mood and symptoms in pregnancy week 1 will change day by day.
How big the baby at 1 st week of pregnancy?
The Due date will be calculated from the first of your last menstrual period. The conception will take place with two weeks from the first day. A women’s egg is the largest cell in the human body, it begins to mature during the end of the first week of pregnancy and that process is called ovarian cycle. In the first day of the pregnancy, you will be entering the follicular mode. As the follicle mature, they produce another hormone, estrogen, which does two things. First, it will encourage the lining of the uterus to begin thickening again. Second, when your body will reach high level of estrogen and it will trigger yet another hormone called LH. The LH cause the egg to form the most mature follicle to burst through the ovarian wall which generally occur about 24 to 36 hours. The lucky sperm that will turn that eager egg into the baby.
Fetal Development in Pregnancy week 1
You don’t feel Fetal development in pregnancy week 1. However, that doesn’t mean that you cannot start working toward a healthy pregnancy. Your egg and the father’s sperm are already gearing up for pregnancy. Healthy pregnancy depends on the two quality cells. Each cell consists of 23 chromosomes. These 23 chromosomes contain all of you and your partners information. All the 46 chromosomes combined to make a baby.
Pregnant Belly in 1 st week
You are technically in the first week of pregnancy, you won’t really be a baby bump. There is no possible to know the exact moment of the conception. You have some hormonal change might make you feel a bit bloated due to fluid retention.
Week 1 pregnant symptoms
For many women, the first real symptom of pregnancy comes a month later when they miss their period. You may get the menstrual symptoms during the first days of pregnancy. Some of common symptoms below.
Spotting or light bleeding.
Nausea or Morning sickness
Swollen or tender breasts.
Fatigue or Tiredness
Darkening for Areolas
Diarrhea or Constipation.
Week 1 Pregnant Ultrasound
There is no ultrasound image for your baby to be for week 1 and 2. No need really ultrasound during the first week of pregnancy. Your doctor advice depends to take the ultrasound because of some trouble in conceiving. Obviously, you are not pregnant in the first week, but it is the best reference your health care provider has for estimating baby’s arrival day. Ultrasound, which may provide a more accurate due date.
Do’s and Don’t in Pregnancy.
Do take folic acid and vitamin D
Do stay active
Do think about what you eat.
Do monitor your baby’s movements
Do go to sleep on your side in the third trimester.
Do consider taking the vaccination that are offered by doctor.
Do carry your pregnancy notes.
Do be aware of these symptoms such as, bleeding from the vagina, painful urination,
sudden, sharp or continuing abdominal pain, persistent or server headache, swelling in
face or hands or legs, blurred vision, spots in front of eyes, itching, especially on hands,
smelly vaginal discharge.
Don’t eat extra calories
Don’t drink alcohol
Don’t eat raw meat
Don’t eat deli meat
Don’t eat unpasteurized milk products
Don’t eat a lot of caffeine
Don’t take drugs
Don’t go diving or playing
Week 1 pregnant lifestyle
There are many lifestyles changes you can adopt to improve your chances of getting pregnant. Some of its below.
Take healthier diet such as leafy greens, mercury-free fish, seeds and nuts, fruits and
plenty of water are helping to prepare you baby well.
Avoid some substances, that are alcohol, tobacco, excessive caffeine, simple, carbs etc.
Some of the pregnancy exercise is a great boost to reach a healthy weight before a baby.
Sleep can have more trouble getting pregnant. We should get good sleep.
Most important to check ovulation time during the pregnancy.
Question asked during pregnancy
Can I keep working during my pregnancy?
You must inform your employer of your pregnancy. First three months you should take rest, its too good for developing your baby well. You should avoid heavy lifting, standing for long period. Most of the company gives special works for the pregnant employees. So, don’t hesitate to avail of these privileges. To maintain your work 5 days in the weekdays and occasional take day off just to rest and relax.