The first month of pregnancy is known as fetal bud stage. It begins and refers to the period between the first days of the last menstrual period of a woman till the four weeks. As you should know that a women usually has menstruation cycle and it takes about 28-30 days. During the second weekend, this is the time for you to have sex intercourse in order to get pregnant. This is the time the sperm and egg have the chance to meet and combine. After fertilization about four days, the fertilized egg will make a trip and reaches the uterus along the oviduct in preparation for implantation. And finally on the fourth week, the embryo cell has been firmly planted into the womb. The first part is forming the placenta and the second part will become the embryo.
At this stage, the length of the Fetal Bud is around 0.5-1 cm.
What happening to you now physically during the first month of pregnancy is you may be experiencing any of the following symptoms: missed period, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headaches, bloating, a feeling of fullness, light cramping, poor appetite, frequent urination, and breast tenderness. It depend on each individual woman, some women may have no symptoms at all and feel absolutely wonderful. This is perfectly normal.
As soon as you discover you are pregnant, it is important to schedule your first appointment with your OB/GYN or midwife.
Below are slide of pictures in the womb
First Month Pregnancy Pointers
Here are some pointers pregnant women have to take notes of during the first month of pregnancy. Usually most pregnant woman did not practice it due to their ignorance.
1. Avoid going to crowded places where people gather. This is to avoid contact with those suffering from influenza, rubella, hepatitis and other infectious patients. As far as possible, try not to use medicine (drugs). Viruses and drugs may affect Embryos development especially during the first month of pregnancy.
2. Maintain a certain distance away from Electromagnetic device such as listening to audio and watching TV. Minimize use of computers, microwave ovens, mobile phones if you can altogether and NOT TO USE Electro thermal Blanket while sleeping. All this generate electromagnetic fields and will do harm to your fetal.
3. Avoid drinking concentrated tea, thick coffee and cola types of drinks. The best drink for pregnant women is the boiled water.
As for Nutrition intake during the first month of pregnancy, just don’t be a picky eater, develop a good eating habit and maintain nutritional balance. And lastly don’t forget your Folic Acid.
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