When the infusion of the sperm and egg occurs, formation of group of cells takes place which does not allow the egg to break. This in turn prevents the usual shedding of eggs (periods) from occurring. Hence, a missed period is considered to be a sign of pregnancy. However, just because you missed a period, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you are pregnant. You need to carry out a pregnancy test or consult your doctor to be sure that you are pregnant.
When you come to know that you are pregnant, you may be filled with joy and happiness. At the same time, lots of questions may be lingering in your mind as to what to expect in the coming weeks for the better health of your baby and you. You may be curious to know what changes are going to take place inside you.
What pregnancy symptoms are you likely to experience at what point of time? What should you eat and what should you avoid? Will you have headache, nausea or tiredness? How much cramping should you expect? Will you feel the urge to wee more frequently? Will you also have swollen feet and tender breasts? And when will you feel your baby’s first kicks? That rounded belly, mood swings, food cravings… It is better for the moms-to-be to know well in advance what to expect in the forthcoming weeks of pregnancy.
In this section related to pregnancy weeks, we try to put in one place all the information in a crisp and precise manner. What physical and emotional changes take place in your body, how does the baby develop, what precautions you need to take… we cover it all for each of the 42 weeks of pregnancy. Click on the relevant week in the navigation menu to learn more about it.