Pregnancy Week 4 ~
cells making up the ovum are beginning to differentiate
and specialize in areas of development. Some cells
will make up the embryo; others the amniotic sac and
placenta etc. The ovum, which has been floating around
in your uterus, will implant into the wall of the
uterus. Now comes an exciting time of rapid growth!
The amniotic sac, amniotic cavity and yolk sac are
developing. The placenta is beginning to form now
Many women do not experience any symptoms this early.
But you may start experiencing some early symptoms
of pregnancy such as:
Fatigue and tiredness
vomiting - Morning Sickness
Indigestion Flatulence bloating
and aversions to certain foods
tenderness soreness, and enlargement the areola
(pigmented area that surrounds the nipple) will
you are feeling weepy, irrational or have mood swings,
take heart -- this is perfectly normal!
home pregnancy test may show positive, but you may
want to wait a few days for more accurate results.
Some women will wrap a positive test result up as
a gift to their partner!
sickness could set in anytime now: you might not know
you're pregnant yet, but your body sure does! To
ease the symptoms of this common problem, remember
Keep crackers, preggie-pops
candy, or other bland food in your purse for
frequent snacking, which may help settle your stomach
smaller meals and eat frequently throughout the
day. An empty stomach often triggers nausea
your prenatal vitamins with food or before going
to bed, rather than in the morning or on an empty
stomach when nausea may be worse
published in 1987, The
Pregnancy Calendar® is a perfect companion to
our on-line calendar!
the way you'll learn about:
many exciting changes taking place in your body
month-to-month development of your unborn baby
importance of prenatal care and what the experts
signs during pregnancy and true vs. false labor
to calculate your expected due date.
also be able to use it as a:
of your personal thoughts and experiences
of your prenatal appts. and other information
to answer your questions about pregnancy
to compare with future pregnancies.