Pregnancy Times - Your Guide to the First Trimester Pregnancy

What is a First Trimester of Pregnancy?

The first trimester refers to the first three months of pregnancy . It begins on the first day of your last menstruation, before you're even pregnant, and lasts until the 13th week. It's a long-awaited moment for you and your baby, as well as a significant transformation. Knowing what to expect will assist you in preparing for the months ahead.

Firstly, CONGRATULATIONS on your pregnancy! Pregnancy is a wonderful journey in which a woman conceives, grows a life inside her, and eventually gives birth to a child. But maybe there are some of us who still do not know about the tips and tricks of first trimester pregnant mothers right? Stay tuned with us to find out more about first trimester pregnancy tips and symptoms!

What will happen to mother?

Pregnancy is different for every women. Some women glow with good helath during those first 3 month; others feel absolutley misearble. Due to the development and production of hormones in the body, there will be physical and mental changes, as you are know. As a few weeks later, the mother may also experience some first trimester pregnancy symptoms, including:

  1. Tender, swollen breasts.
  2. Nausea with or without vomiting.
  3. Increase urination.
  4. Fatigue.
  5. Food cravings and aversions.
  6. Constipation

Stay Healthy

Ensure that the mother and fetus in the womb remain healthy during this phase. In addition, there are some common things that mothers should do and avoid at home.

Pregnancy Do's

  1. Do take a multivitamin such as folic acid, calcium, zink, iron, omega-3 fats.
  2. Do get lots of sleep
  3. Do work out. Regular exercise can help mothers overcome many issues that arise during pregnancy, including:
    • insomnia
    • muscale pain
    • mood problems
    • excessive weight gain.
  4. Do eat seafood. Seafood is loaded of mineral and vitamins such as heart-healthy, omega-3 fatty, zink and iron. But undercooked or raw seafood can cause some problems.
  5. Do get flu shot. Pregnant women can and should get the flu vaccine. The injection is not a live virus. You cannot get the flu from the flu vaccine. If you became infected with influenza during your pregnancy, the risk of severe side effects is greater than women of the same age who are not pregnant. The vaccine will protect you as well as your developing fetus.

Pregnancy Don'ts

  1. Don't smoke
  2. Don't drink alcohol. Alcohol may give impact on your baby's development. People who drink alcohol during pregnancy can give birth to babies with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Symptoms of FAS include:
    • low birth weight
    • learning disabilities
    • Attitude problem
    • lagging patterns in terms of growth and development
  3. Don't eat raw, undercooked seafood
  4. Don't eat undercooked meats, poultry and eggs.
  5. Don't visit sauna
  6. Don't drink too much caffine.