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First Month Pregnancy- Baby & Mother Development, Symptoms, Health & Diet Tips


First Month Pregnancy: Symptoms, Health Tips, and Diet.

Pregnancy is a blessing for the mother. The first symptom of pregnancy is a missed period. During the entire course of pregnancy, a mother along with her baby undergoes several changes. Let us look at the details of what happens to a mother and the baby during the first month. We will also know the diet tips for the mother.

Development in the mother.

The fertilized egg or the embryo is planted inside the uterus which confirms your pregnancy. Initially, a water sac is developed around the fertilized egg. This sac will provide cushioning to the developing baby. It is in the first month that the organ called placenta also starts developing. The placenta is used to transfer the nutrients from the mother’s body to the baby.

During the first month, a mother may suffer from morning sickness, fatigue, and increased smell sensitivity. Other than these, in the first month of the pregnancy, some classic symptoms that will appear include.

  • Swollen Breast: Pregnancy causes an abrupt change of hormones in your body. It makes your breast sensitive and swollen. Though it is a temporary phase, the tenderness will fade as you settle into pregnancy.
  • Missed Period: In your childbearing years, if you miss a period when it is due, chances are that you are pregnant. You should take the pregnancy test as soon as possible. Also, consult your gynecologist.
  • Increased Urination: You will urinate more frequently than usual. After you are pregnant, the number of blood increases in your body. It forces the kidney to process extra fluid. As a result of which you urinate more.
  • Nausea and Vomiting: Not all, but some pregnant feel nauseated during their first month of pregnancy. It can be accompanied by vomits also.
  • Fatigue: The hormones during the first month of pregnancy may you feel sleepy.

Health Tips for the first month of pregnancy.

If your pregnancy is confirmed you should do these things to stay healthy and fit:

Diet Tips:

  • Regularly take the prenatal vitamins as prescribed by your gynecologist.
  • Take a healthy diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, proteins, and fiber. Eat an iron and calcium-rich diet. It will help you stay fit during and after pregnancy.
  • Eat properly and make sure you take 300 calories or more.

Exercise Tips:

  • Exercise regularly to avoid any pains.
  • Ask your doctor about Kegel exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles.
  • Try Yoga for deep breathing. It helps you to create a balance in the body.

Other Tips:

  • Rest and relax because a lot is going on in your body. Don’t exert much.
  • Do not lift the weight.
  • Do not exercise without any guidance.

Enjoy every phase of the pregnancy because you are giving birth to another life. Always keep smiling as your child likes it.



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