First Trimester

Pregnancy Signs & Symptoms in Week 1

Your pregnancy due date is calculated from the first day of your last period, even though your baby won’t have been conceived yet. The reason is that it is very difficult to determine the exact day when sperm and egg meet....

2 Weeks Pregnant: Symptoms and Signs

If you are wondering what to expect when 2 weeks pregnant, there are typically two specific events that happen: ovulation (if you have a regular 4-week cycle) and conception. Ovulation is the process where the ovarian...

Symptoms and Signs of Pregnancy at 3 Weeks

You need to know what to expect at 3 weeks pregnant because it is a crucial week for your embryo. But, you probably won’t even know you are pregnant yet! Many pregnancies are lost in the early stages and mistaken for a...

Signs and Symptoms at 4 Weeks Pregnant

It is a big week because you officially enter the first trimester of your pregnancy. Congratulations! When you experience signs of early pregnancy at 4 weeks, your baby is only the size of the head of a pin. This week, the...

Pregnancy at 5 Weeks: Signs and Symptoms

Here is what to expect at 5 weeks pregnant in terms of your baby’s development. This is the week that your baby begins to develop a beating heart. The embryo is now an entity with three layers: an outer ectoderm that will...

6 Weeks Pregnant Symptoms

In these seven days, your baby will grow from about the size of a poppy seed to a lentil. The heartbeat at 6 weeks starts to have a regular rhythm. Until your baby is born, its heart will beat at about 150 times a minute,...

7 Weeks Pregnant Symptoms and Signs

The baby growing in your week 7 pregnancy belly is smaller than the top joint of your thumb but is already developing distinct facial features and nubs of tissue that will become arms, hands, legs, and feet. The brain has...

8 Weeks Pregnant Symptoms and Signs

Your baby at 8 weeks pregnant is four times the size of week 6 and now measures about one centimetre long. The baby’s hands and feet start to lose their webby look, with the fingers and toes gaining definition. Joint...

9 Weeks Pregnant Symptoms

In week 9 pregnancy, your baby develops reproductive and digestive organs, including a pancreas and gallbladder. Your baby’s head is tucked into the chest, and the fingers and toes are getting longer. Your baby now...

10 Weeks Pregnant Symptoms and What to Expect

At 10 weeks pregnant, what to expect includes your baby officially becoming a foetus. The kidneys, intestines, brain, and lungs are all in place. Your baby’s fingers and toes also start separating into complete digits. Your...

What to Expect: 11 Weeks Pregnant Belly

At 11 weeks pregnant, your baby’s teeth start to grow properly, and bone development increases too. Your baby’s ears will move up and into their final position on the side of the head, which you may see on an 11 week...

Pregnancy Symptoms at 12 weeks Pregnant

The baby growing in your 12 week pregnant belly is now around 6 centimetres long and weighs about 30 grams. The face continues to take shape, and nails appear on the fingers and toes, as you will notice in your 12 week...

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