Pregnancy Week 7 ~
to the start of week seven! Your baby is now called
an embryo, is at 4 weeks gestation and measures about
1/4 inch. The embryo continues to develop rapidly
-- the rate of growth is phenomenal really. The embryo
resembles a little tadpole now; with a head, arm and
leg 'buds', a trunk and a tail. He is curled up with
his head on his chest.
Wearing out a track to the bathroom? You may find
you are having to urinate a lot more now.
infrequent headaches are common throughout pregnancy,
but if a headache persists, or is accompanied by blurred
vision, dizziness, or fainting, please report it to
your doctor immediately.
Smoking during pregnancy is known to be detrimental
to your baby's health and is associated with miscarriage,
premature birth, and low birth weight. If you are
a smoker and haven't already quit, there's no better
time to stop.
yourself a little. relax, put your feet up, and
let others help you around the house.