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4 Weeks Pregnancy: Tips, Advice, Symptoms, Baby Development

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4 weeks pregnancy

This is the week many women wait for because at 4 weeks Pregnancy the amount of hCG is sufficient so you can usually get a clear positive on a urine pregnancy test.

As we have discussed it earlier that the countdown of your pregnancy stats from your last menstrual period which is almost a funny thing because your egg may have only been fertilized in the last two weeks.

By entering this date into our due date calculator, you can estimate the day your little one might enter the world. Try our Pregnancy Due Date Calculator.

Pregnancy is divided into three trimesters:

First trimester: From conception to 12 weeks
Second trimester: From 12 to 24 weeks
Third trimester: From 24 to 40 weeks.

        First Trimester

4 weeks pregnant is how many months?

A woman of 4 weeks pregnant is in the month 1 of her pregnancy. There are 8 months to go!

This week…

Take a pregnancy test.

This is the week many women waits for because at 4 weeks Pregnancy the amount of hCG is sufficient so you can usually get a clear positive on a urine pregnancy test.

Take folic acid and vitamin D

Start taking 400 mcg folic acid and 10 mcg vitamin D daily.

Contraception.

Find out suitable contraception if your pregnancy is not planned.

Boy or girl?

You don’t know whether you are having a baby boy or girl till about 14 weeks Pregnancy. But the fact is that the gender is determined at the moment of fertilization and is completely by chance. You have no role in that.

Healthy lifestyle

Start avoiding alcohol, smoking, and caffeine and eat a balanced diet. This will give your baby a great start.

Financial Stability

Make sure you are financially stable before planning your pregnancy. You may get some idea from the below link

Start investing

Consult a finance advisers or see videos on YouTube and  start investing for your baby. For your idea we put a link

Checklist for 4 weeks Pregnancy.…

  1. Pregnancy symptoms at 4 weeks pregnancy.
  2. Your baby at 4 weeks pregnancy.
  3. Your body at 4 weeks pregnancy.
  4. Tips for you at 4 weeks pregnancy.

Pregnancy symptoms at 4 weeks Pregnancy:

At the 4 weeks pregnancy, the beginning of your Pregnancy, you might not notice much that what’s going on with your body. In fact, many women can’t say that they are pregnant for weeks. Those can, who keep close track of their menstrual cycles or if their cycles tend to be irregular.

At week 4 of your pregnancy you may experience the following symptoms:

  • Breast tenderness.
  • Nausea.
  • Changes in the sense of taste and smell.
  • Frequent urination.
  • Exhaustion.
  • Food cravings.

At 4 weeks pregnancy, the symptoms are often so mimic the normal premenstrual symptoms that many women think their periods will is going to start.

Your baby at 4 weeks Pregnancy: 

Your loving baby has started life as an embryo and is now look like a disc of layered cells which is developing very fast. The embryo is floating in a fluid-filled amniotic sac. A primary blood circulatory system has been developed. The brain and nervous system have just begun to develop.

Your body at 4 weeks Pregnancy: 

You might experience a variety of pregnancy symptoms including morning sickness. The levels of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone the fertilized egg is producing are high enough now that a pregnancy test will register positive.

Tips for you at 4 weeks Pregnancy: 

Boost your iron and vitamin D level

Womens are generally gets attracted towards metals like gold but in actual they needs iron. Vitamin D is essential for maintaining healthy teeth and bone structure and also it helps in calcium absorption.

You can get your vitamin D from canned sardines, fortified milk, orange juice, egg yolks and sunbath.

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Do Exercise

Exercise is also a great way to make ease pregnancy symptoms and keep both your body and baby healthy. Typically any type of exercise or activity you were doing during pregnancy is safe till the first trimester. For any vigorous exercise, consult with your doctor about certain changes that might be necessary.

Be Strongly Prepared Emotionally:

You can expect to experience emotional and physical symptoms in early pregnancy. You may find that you go back and forth

between being insanely excited and at the same time being worried. Emotional acceptance of

pregnancy will come in time definitely but how long it takes, varies from woman to woman.

You may scare by thinking about the feeling you are going through but don’t worry, these things doesn’t mean that you will not be a good mother or you will not take care of your baby. In actual the opposite things occurs.

Get plenty of protein

Take at least three servings of protein a day to help in proper development of new tissue of your baby. Great protein sources include eggs, fish, dairy and legumes, etc.

Avoid drinking and smoking

Both the parents should adopt a healthy lifestyle to increase your chances of getting pregnant. Stop smoking and drinking alcohol, reduce caffeine intake, and get regular exercise.

Keep distance from the pets

In pregnancy, it is more important to keep distance from pets because these are the barrier for some dangerous disease causing organisms. 

Take a test

At 4 weeks pregnancy the levels of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) hormone produced by the fertilized egg is producing are high enough now that a pregnancy test will register positive.

Try to relax

Among Yoga, Meditation, Reading, Whatever makes you relax, try to do it. There are some stress-related enzymes and women who have the highest levels of a stress-related enzyme in their saliva called alpha-amylase were 29 percent less likely to get pregnant than those with the low levels of these enzymes.

Eat healthy meals:

Eat healthy meals like:

  • Dairy Products. 

During pregnancy, you need to take extra care to consume some extra protein and calcium to meet the needs of the developing fetus.

  • Legumes.
  • Eggs.
  • Sweet Potatoes.
  • Fish Liver Oil.
  • Salmon.
  • Leafy Greens.
  • Lean Meat.

Take the decisions wisely and enjoy your pregnancy.

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