By week 7 you may be starting to feel some classic pregnancy symptoms, as your baby is developing rapidly!
He’s about 9mm long by week 7, the size of a coffee bean. His head is emerging, already large in relation to his tiny body. He has dark patches where his eyes will be, nostrils, lips, a tongue and four chambers in his heart.
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High levels of the pregnancy hormone HCG may be causing feelings of nausea. Ginger biscuits or ginger tea may help ease the sickness. Find out about morning sickness and ways to deal with it here. See your GP if you are constantly being sick as it can lead to dehydration.
Foods may taste different and you may find you need to wee a lot. Don’t worry about going to the loo – it will not dislodge the foetus.
Experts advise you to cut down on alcohol while you’re pregnant. If you haven’t yet managed to cut down – or cut out – alcohol from your early pregnancy diet, here’s why you should do so.
Being pregnant is not just about stopping drinking, stopping smoking and feeling sick, though that’s how it sometimes feels. It’s about re-thinking your life in preparation for the big changes ahead.
It may feel a bit overwhelming, but that’s where babyexpert.com can help!