Pregnancy

By: Hevan & Diana

First trimester of mother

First Trimester of mother-

(week 1- week 12) During this period the breasts will start to change, become bigger, and tender as hormones change. This occurs because the breasts prepare for breastfeeding. Some symptoms are nausea and vomiting at any time of the day, lasting 8-12 weeks. Some women experience headaches. A dark line may occur from you naval downward. Increased freuqency of urination due to pressure on the bladder.


first trimester of baby

First Trimester of baby-

By eight weeks the fetus contains all organs including the heart that is pumping. By twelve weeks the babys sex can be identified. Fingernails and toenails are formed. The babys teeth are formed in the gums. The babys movements are small and cannot be felt by the mother. By the end of the first trimester the baby is apprxt. 9cm or 3.5in, and weighs 15 grams or 0.5oz.


second trimester of mother

Second trimester of mother-

The uterus has risen in the abdomen decreasing pressure on the bladder. The mother may or may not feel the babys movement by now. The mother may have back pains, constipation, varicose veins, or swelling in the ankles, feet, hands and face. This is called the "golden period". Your most likely to experience a decrease in the symptoms if any occur. You could also experience the babys movement between 16 and 20 weeks.



second trimester of baby

During the second trimester the baby's liver and spleen begin to produce red blood cells. The baby is about 3 1/2 inches long and weighs about 1 1/2 ounces. Your baby's body or skeleton begins to change from a rubbery cartilage to bone. The fetus has now formed all its organs and systems and will now focus on height and weight. During this trimester the umbilical cord has thickened as it carries important things to the fetus.


Third trimester of mother

(27 to 40 weeks)
symptoms of this stage are shortness of breath, sleeping problems and hemorrhoids. Your uterus expands from approximately 2 ounces before pregnancy and 25 pounds by birth.Irregular and painless contractions may occur. Durring this trimester some symptoms are shortness of breath, sleeping problems, and heartburn. Breathing may improve due to the uterus setting on the pelvis which may cause frequent urination.


Third trimester of baby

The baby is aware of sounds outside the womans body. The pupils begin to react to the light. The baby increases the store of maternal antibodies.By about 40 weeks the baby is 45-55 inches long and wighs about 3200g or 7lbs.


Advice for father

During the pregnancy of a woman the father should be there and support the mother. The baby will need a father figure so the father needs to be there for the baby too. Do everything you can for the mother because she will be very tired and not want to do anything. All she needs is support and love. Dont give up on her and be there for the kid.