What to Expect

By; Sierra Willingham 5th hr. 09/16/16

First Trimester

Mom- During the first trimester of your pregnancy (1-3 months) you will probably experience some of the most common symptoms headaches and dizziness and that is totally normal! Now within the next 10 to 12 hours the egg will be fertilized. Through the next 24 hours the fertilized egg will divide into 16 identical eggs.

Baby-During the first trimester the fetus amniotic sac is forming around the fertilized eggs. The placenta is developing. During the 1-3 months the baby the baby's reproductive organs are developing


Are your favorite jeans getting tight? Well just at 6 weeks your uterus has expanded to the size of an apple

Second Trimester

Mom-Yay! you are almost done! Now during the second trimesters you are likely going to be feeling some kicks and flutters. You probably will start to experience morning sickness, you will be less energetic and experiencing extreme fatigue. You most likely have backaches, bleeding gums, breast enlargement, congestions and nosebleeds and the one every women highly dislikes is the weight gain.

Baby- Your baby's tiny unique fingerprints are now in place. Its heart is pumping 25 quarts of blood a day. Your baby is developing the ability to hear, exciting right? Your baby's skeletons are starting to harden from rubbery cartilage.

Third Trimester

Mom- You finally made it your last and final trimester! You are one step closer to having your little boy or girl! Now during this trimester you are most likely to feel contractions and back pain. You will most likely have a vaginal discharge. In week 36 your baby will drop into your pelvis. Your pee breaks are going to be more frequent.You Just have a couple of more weeks until you have this precious gift!

Baby- Now that your baby has entered his/hers third trimester it is developing fingernails, toenails, and real hair. Your baby is practicing their breathing. Its kidneys have fully developed! Your baby is also gaining weight!

Advice for Fathers

Some advice i would to a new father would be is to make your family your top priority. Spend time with your family, spend time with your baby even! Always and forever keep your promises! Love, love, and love some more! Be supportive and communicate. And most importantly save yes to everything.