What will I look like during the 1st trimester of my pregnancy?

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Throughout your pregnancy, you should gain anywhere from 25 to 35 pounds, but much of this weight is gained in the second and third trimester, so you should not notice any significant weight gain in the first. However, by the end of the first trimester, your uterus will outgrow your pelvis and start to move into your abdomen. By the end of the first trimester, your breasts may look noticeably larger, you may notice changes in skin color around your nipples and stretch marks may begin to form on your stomach.

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1st Trimester Of Pregnancy

The 1st trimester of pregnancy refers to the first three months after your last period. Different women react in different ways to pregnancy but there are a few things that you can expect while in the 1st trimester. Spotting is a ...

common occurrence but if bleeding becomes heavy, or is followed by pain or cramping, consult with your doctor. One of the first signs you may be pregnant is that your breasts become tender because your body is going through hormonal changes. Fatigues, morning sickness, and frequent urination are all products of the growing fetus and the hormonal changes that your body is going through. If you experience any of these symptoms in the extreme, visit your doctor to ensure that you are progressing normally.
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