Signs and Symptoms of Three Stages in Pregnancy

Hello, Moms-to-be! This article is going to help you if your first-time mother-to-be, the three stages of pregnancy is divided into three-month segments right, known as Trimesters. They are divisions that help you, understand the changes happening in the pregnancy body. A full-term 40 weeks pregnancy can vary from 37- 42 weeks. Pregnancy is divided into three trimesters with weeks.

  1. First trimester
  2. Second trimester
  3. Third trimester

The Three Trimesters Week-To-Month Pregnancy Chart will help you understand your pregnancy weeks as per pregnancy rule, the first day of your LMP date counts as Zero Week pregnant.

 First Trimester Weeks (1st Trimester)
  • 01-04 weeks: First month of pregnancy (1 month)
  • 05-08 weeks: Second month of pregnancy (2 month)
  • 09-13 weeks: Third month of pregnancy (3 month)
Second Trimester Weeks (2nd Trimester)
  •  14-17 weeks: Fourth month of pregnancy (4 month)
  • 18-21 weeks: Fifth month of pregnancy (5 month)
  • 22-26 weeks: Sixth month of pregnancy (6 month)
 Third Trimester Weeks (3rd Trimester)
  • 27-30 weeks: Seventh month of pregnancy (7 month)
  • 31-35 weeks: Eighth month of pregnancy (8 month)
  • 36-40 weeks: Ninth month of pregnancy (9 month)
Early Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

In early pregnancy, you will notice the missed period and also a few pregnant ladies may have light spotting or cramping. You may see increased urination, tender and swollen breasts, food cravings, nausea or vomiting, headaches, mood swings, constipation, and fatigue. The light spotting may be a sign that the fertilized embryo has implanted in the uterus.

By the time your pregnancy gets confirmed, you might already be five or six weeks pregnant. Remember each and every pregnancy body is different, so you make notice pregnancy symptoms or you may not.

The first day of your last month period date is counted as the first month of your pregnancy and you’re in the First Trimester.

The First Trimester: Signs and Symptoms

Remember each and every pregnancy is different you make notice pregnancy symptoms or you may not. So, in-between week 1 to week 13 you may or you may not experience any pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness, vomiting, body changes, and tiredness.

In the early pregnancy in-between weeks 2 to 3, you will notice changes to the breast after conception and it is one of the earliest symptoms in pregnancy before missed period.

In a few weeks’ time in-between 5 to 8 weeks you will notice your breast nipple area getting extra sensitive and darker. And you will also notice breast getting bigger, fuller and itchy they’ll continue to grow little throughout your pregnancy trimesters.

The bra may feel uncomfortable. So, you can plan to buy Bra Extender this will help you reuse your old bar. Because it is hard to judge in early pregnancy how much your breast will grow and to avoid buying a wrong bra size you can make use of Extender.

If you’re a first-time mum, you could begin developing a baby bump any time in-between Week 12 to 16 weeks.

In third-month pregnancy in-between weeks 9 to 12, you can plan to buy 2 or more Maternity Bra or Nursing Bra. A maternity bra is designed to offer support to the growing breast, it has a soft cotton lining, and extra layers of fabric with wider straps which will make you breathe easily.

While breastfeeding it’s going to be very useful. These bras have an extra feature like panels which can be opened to expose the nipples for breastfeeding with good cup coverage. It is hard to judge how much you will grow particularly while milk comes in you.

1st Trimester Pregnancy Chart

  • 01-04 weeks: First month of pregnancy (1 month)
  • 05-08 weeks: Second month of pregnancy (2 month)
  • 09-13 weeks: Third month of pregnancy (3 month)
The Second Trimester: Signs and Symptoms

The second trimester is one of the easiest stages in pregnancy, but it’s time to start taking care for stretch marks. Because 90% of moms-to-be In-between 14 to 26 weeks will get these stretch marks sometime before/after their sixth or seventh month in pregnancy which is the Second Trimester. Stretch marks are very common during pregnancy on the stomach, thighs, or buttocks.

Other Signs and Symptoms are morning sickness, headache, giddiness, fatigue, etc., these symptoms will slowly disappear in the staring of Second Trimester.

Shortness of breath, sensitivity in breast, pain and muscle ache will be there.

2nd Trimester Pregnancy Chart

  • 14-17 weeks: Fourth month of pregnancy (4 month)
  • 18-21 weeks: Fifth month of pregnancy (5 month)
  • 22-26 weeks: Sixth month of pregnancy (6 month)
The Third Trimester: Signs and Symptoms

Let me tell you the last stage in pregnancy is considered to be one of the most difficult stages for every pregnant woman.

So, in-between week 29 until your due date, you will need extra care and energy because your baby would have fully grown in size and weight so you may face physical discomfort, you will notice swelling on face, ankles, fingers if you’re wearing finger rings than its time to remove them, you will feel difficulty in sleeping, you will visit bathroom more often with that you will also feel a lot of baby movement, difficulty in sleeping and tiredness.

3rd Trimester Pregnancy Chart

  • 27-30 weeks: Seventh month of pregnancy (7 month)
  • 31-35 weeks: Eighth month of pregnancy (8 month)
  • 36-40 weeks: Ninth month of pregnancy (9 month)

In third trimester in-between 28 to 40 weeks is the right time to purchase two more nursing bra. Before you buy a bra, measure your band and bust size. And always buy one size bigger bra. This will help you buy the right fitting bra.  Remember each and every pregnancy is different you make notice pregnancy symptoms or you may not. You can find out your pregnancy weeks and estimated due date by using Your YouTube Mom Pregnancy calculator or you can even drop your LMP date in a comment box.

 

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