Week 7: Tremendous Changes
Your body may not be showing much on the outside yet, but tremendous changes are occurring within your body right now.
You may be starting to experience some symptoms and discomforts of pregnancy. Mood swings, headaches, fatigue, frequent urination, and breast changes are common in these first weeks.
It’s likely that your breasts are swollen and tender. You may have noticed that your areolas have darkened and gotten larger, and they may now be covered with small white bumps. Veins may also be more noticeable now on the surface of your breasts. If your breasts are sore, wearing a supportive bra can be helpful.
About 15 to 20 percent of pregnant women have migraines. What are the symptoms and how are they treated? How does pregnancy affect migraines? Learn about headaches in pregnancy.
It’s hard to think positive when you’re feeling sick and nauseous. But those common pregnancy symptoms can benefit your baby. Find out how, and what it takes to ease your symptoms.
Just 300 Extra Calories
Nutrition during pregnancy is very important. Learn about the recommendations for food and supplements, including folic acid.