What is important to know during week 5 of my pregnancy?

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During week 5, important changes are happening for you and your baby. Your baby is an embryo with three layers at this point, and its organs are already starting to form. At this point, you may start to notice symptoms like breast tenderness, fatigue, nausea, and frequent urination. You should be focused on good health habits because harmful substances can have a significant impact on your baby's development at this time. Eat a balanced diet, exercise regularly, and take a prenatal vitamin that contains folic acid. Avoid alcohol and tobacco. If you have any questions about what's going on during week 5 of your pregnancy, talk to your doctor.

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