In Pregnancy week 7, your baby’s size is doubled from last week and is like a Blueberry. Get ready for your first prenatal visit.
It’s a 7th week pregnancy and most of us prefer to keep it secret. Though we share this news with our loved ones but we generally do not disclose this good news to everyone. But we continuously search for the information about our fetal development, about the symptoms of pregnancy, etc. as 7th week is near about 2 months pregnancy.
So, in this complete information guide we will answer your doubts.
In Pregnancy week 7:
As the weeks are passing, now your baby’s size is doubled from last week with a more defined face, properly formed nostrils, eyes and ears.
Note: Be in safe surroundings and stay away from harmful exposure of chemicals or toxins as your baby’s organs and structures are still forming.
After knowing your fetal development, excited to know when your baby will arrive? Use Budding Star’s Pregnancy Due Date Calculator to know this by entering the first day of your last period.
Note: Remember Pregnancy is measured starting with the first day of your last menstrual period.
Now check how your life is changing being 7 weeks pregnant.
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Please remember, it is also good and advisable to talk about your moods and symptoms with your obstetrician in your every prenatal appointment. Proper medication and diagnosis can help you to handle these symptoms effectively.
There are few things which you should take care of to do and not to do (important tips for Pregnancy week 7). They are as follows:
|Discuss your moods and symptoms with your doctor.||Do not overlook any side effect of any medicine which is been prescribed to you by your Obstetrician. You can ask for the change of medicine.|
|If you notice any sign of bleeding during this week, speak to your doctor as soon as possible.||*Do not ask for any Over-the-Counter (OTC) medicines until and unless they are safe to consume during pregnancy.|
|Bring all your information about previous ailments or medications (if any) to your first prenatal visit.||Completely quit unhealthy habits like smoking, drinking alcohol or chewing tobacco.|
|Eat nutritionally balanced and healthy diet.||Do not eat or drink any unhealthy food or uncooked items and unpasteurized milk. Stop having fish with high levels of mercury. Don’t skip any meal.|
|Drink plenty of water and fluids to stay hydrated and avoid constipation. The water intake should be 3 litres in a day i.e. around 10-12 glasses.||Don’t take stress or exertion.|
|You should take proper rest and sleep well. Take small nap in afternoon so that body can take rest.||Don’t pull or push heavy objects. Don’t carry your elder baby (if you have). It can lead to lower abdominal pain.|
|Practice yoga or prenatal exercise which is very good for healthy and full-term pregnancy.||Avoid eating spicy and oily stuff.|
|Keep continuing your prenatal vitamins with Folic acid (400 mcg) every day.||Don’t consume Dry fruits.|
Note: *Do not ask for any Over-the-Counter (OTC) medicines until and unless they are safe to consume during pregnancy. In case of emergency, consult your doctor before consuming any medicine. Some medications in pregnancy are safe and some are not. Please never hesitate to take advise from your doctor.
Below are the list of medicines which are safe and which are not safe during pregnancy for your reference:
Dream and plan with your partner about the new life you are heading towards. Pray daily and thank God for giving you this happiness which many are still struggling for.
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