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Health Information For Parents
Want to know what to expect during your pregnancy? You’ve come to the right place! Our illustrated pregnancy calendar is a detailed guide to all the changes taking place in your baby — and in you.
Each week of pregnancy includes a description of your baby’s development, as well as an explanation of the changes taking place in your body. You’ll also find important medical info that will help keep you and your baby healthy.
After you announce your pregnancy, the first question you’ll probably be asked is “When are you due?” At your first prenatal visit, your health care provider will help you determine an expected delivery date (EDD). Your EDD is 40 weeks from the first day of your last menstrual period (LMP).
It’s important to remember that your due date is only an estimate — most babies are born between 38 and 42 weeks from the first day of their mom’s LMP and only a small percentage of women actually deliver on their due date.
Another common term you’ll hear throughout your pregnancy is trimester. A pregnancy is divided into trimesters:
To get started, simply click below on the week of pregnancy you’d like to view. Many of the articles include links to other pregnancy and newborn articles with more information.
Check back every week of your pregnancy to see how your baby is developing and to find out what changes you can expect in your own body, too!
Advice and information for expectant and new parents.
Pregnant women experience a variety of emotions and life changes. But most first-time dads have lots of feelings and concerns to deal with, too.
Here are 10 common surprises that can come with pregnancy.
If you’re a first-time parent, put your fears aside and get the basics in this guide about burping, bathing, bonding, and other baby-care concerns.
During your pregnancy, you’ll probably get advice from everyone. But staying healthy depends on you – read about the many ways to keep you and your baby as healthy as possible.
This weekâbyâweek pregnancy calendar shows you some of the important developments taking place as your baby grows.
Here’s a peek at what’s going on inside your body during the amazing 40 weeks of pregnancy. Watch your belly â and your baby â grow!
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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