Pregnancy is a magical stage of life when a very special bond develops between you and your baby. It is an amazing and engrossing experience, almost beyond comprehension, and If your like most new parents, once you start researching and studying the different stages of how life begins, you will be astounded at what you will learn. As a mother, each week your baby is growing and developing inside of you, and your body is changing in ways you never thought possible.
When you decide to have a baby, you also make the decision to become a parent. This is a major decision that will change your life forever, your new baby will not only change your current lifestyle, but will also transform your entire families dynamics. From the day you realise your going to have a baby, your life is never going to be the same.
Bringing up your child will be a lifelong responsibility that you will have to shoulder without question. Hence, before making this major decision, it is essential to evaluate the implications of parenthood in an unbiased manner. Once you take the decision to have a baby, spare no effort to make your pregnancy a joyful experience.
On average, the pregnancy cycle lasts for about 40 weeks, and during this period of time, a number of changes occur in your body with each of the stages of pregnancy having it’s own little high’s and lows.
However, no two pregnancies progress at the same rate. For this reason, a great deal of mythology and ambiguity surround the subject. For a majority of women, television, magazines and books are the best sources of information about pregnancy and childbirth, and although it’s obvious that during pregnancy Mom’s go through the most changes, both physically and emotionally, over the 40 weeks of pregnancy, both Mom and Dad are affected in different ways.
We have compiled this website with the sole intention to help you to understand all the aspects of pregnancy and childbirth. What you will not find here is any suggestion that there is an excellent way to go through pregnancy and childbirth. If you feel that c-section is the safest way to give birth, that’s great. If you wish to give birth in a pool of water, that’s great too. What we have tried to do is to provide you exhaustive information that will help you to make choices that are best for you and your growing family.
Knowing what to expect at each week of the babies development will help both Mom and Dad make the best choices regarding the well being of everyone involved. Below is a list of articles that cover varying topics on each week of the pregnancy stage. Each week is divided into it’s own little subtopic to make it easier to find exactly the right information quickly and easily.
First 2 weeks of pregnancy
Pregnancy After Infertility Treatment
A majority of women undergoing infertility treatment get used to disappointment to such an extent that it becomes exceedingly difficult for them to accept the news of their pregnancy. Innumerable doubts and apprehensions prevent them from realizin...
Why is Conception an Important Stage of Pregnancy?
The nucleus of the egg released from your ovary contains only 23 chromosomes, just half the number that is needed to make a complete human being. The nucleus of your partner’s sperm contains the other half. Thus, conception is a … finish reading W...
The Beginning of Pregnancy
If you have a regular menstrual cycle of 28 days, then you will ovulate, around 14 days after your last period. In simple words, ovulation is a phase of menstrual cycle when one of your ovaries releases an egg. It … finish reading The Beginning of...
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