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8 Weeks Pregnant Ultrasound

What to Expect? Week 8 marks the two month period of pregnancy. Most expectant parents are excited about the news of the pregnancy and are anxiously awaiting the time that they can find out the gender of the baby. Mothers should, at this point, have already found a doctor that …

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Week 7 Pregnancy Ultrasound

The mother’s body is changing and the baby is growing. During this week, both the uterus and the baby have almost doubled in size from the previous week. At 7 weeks, the embryo is approximately the size of a tiny blueberry. Week 7 is a week that many developmental stages …

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Week 6 Pregnancy Ultrasound

Week 6 Pregnancy Ultrasound

By the sixth week, most expectant mothers know that they are expecting. They are slowly getting used to the idea that in a few more months they will have someone there that depends on them for their every need. What to Expect From the Six Week Ultrasound? This week the …

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Week 5 Pregnancy Ultrasound

Week 5 starts with the ongoing development of the internal organs, including the central nervous system and the heart. New features that make the embryo more baby like start to develop. Important processes of the brain and central nervous system begin to develop during this stage. Week 5 is usually …

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Week 4 Pregnancy Ultrasound

The fourth week of pregnancy is when the first visible changes occur. During week 4, the embryonic disc takes on a more cylindrical shape and the neural tube, the precursor to the central nervous system develops. This neural tube is simply a tube that lays the foundation for the entire …

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Pregnancy Week 3

Week three is where the real fun begins. This is the first week where pregnancy symptoms could be experienced. Women that don’t experience symptoms at three weeks shouldn’t be alarmed, everybody is different and women react to hormone changes differently.   The Signs of Pregnancy This is the week that …

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Pregnancy Week 2

The second week of pregnancy picks up where the first week left off. Implantation is completed in the second week of development. Implantation is crucial for a successful pregnancy because if the fetus can’t implant, it will not continue to be viable.   Potential Health Risks Like the first week, …

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Pregnancy Week 1

Pregnancy Week 1

This is the very beginning of it all. At this initial stage, there is no indication that a woman is pregnant. Morning sickness wouldn’t have started. There are no obvious symptoms and there is no actual baby in the uterus in this beginning stage which is why you won’t be …

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Discharging of the Mucus Plug

Discharging of the mucus plug

Many aspects of pregnancy can cause alarm to expectant mothers. One of the most alarming situations one might deal with is the discharging of the mucus plug. What is the Mucus Plug? The cervix produces a special mucus referred to as cervical mucus. Cervical mucus is a natural protection that …

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Spotting During Pregnancy

Spotting During Pregnancy

Spotting is one of the most common concerns pertaining to pregnancy. It is estimated that around 20% of women spot sometime during their pregnancy. Spotting can happen at random and can affect women that are pregnant with their first or women that are in their third pregnancy. It is a …

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