In Pregnancy week 8, your baby who was sized like blueberry till last week has now grown up to the size of a Raspberry.
Isn’t it a feeling of goodness that your baby growing week by week?
As the baby grows week by week, the curiosity to know about your fetal development, your change in moods and symptoms and what to do and what not also grows. And you know what, now you are almost 2 months pregnant.
Note: Pregnancy is measured starting with the first day of your last menstrual period.
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In Pregnancy week 8:
The fetus is growing rapidly by every passage of weeks. Well, wonderful things never stop! Isn’t it To-Be Moms?
Your doctor may advise you to go for your first prenatal ultrasound and followed by several blood tests, urine tests and the first dose of vaccinations like Tetanus and Flu (typically during the Flu season – November to March).
Your life is changing and will go on changing throughout your pregnancy. Each day and week will bring change in your mood and body and will show you different symptom to support your pregnancy.
Let us know what will be your mood and symptoms during eight-week pregnancy.
What can be done to cope up with morning sickness?
|Suffering from Constipation during Pregnancy? Looking for Home Remedies?
Remedy- Take 10 Currant (Munakka) and boil with 1 glass milk. Now eat these Currants and drink that milk at night before going to sleep. You can repeat it for 2-3 days for chronic constipation.
Read more such effective Home Remedies for Constipation During Pregnancy.
Remember never hesitate to take advice from your doctor.
Pregnancy is a good time to play it safe. An excitement is good but an experiment is not okay in pregnancy. Few things which you should take care of to do and not to do (important tips for Pregnancy week 8) 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.|
|Keep continuing your prenatal vitamins with Folic acid (400 mcg) every day.||Do not take any Over-the-counter (OTC) medicine, as every medicine is not safe during pregnancy. So, it is better to consult your doctor before consuming it.|
|Eat nutritionally balanced and healthy diet.||Completely quit unhealthy habits like smoking, drinking alcohol or chewing tobacco.|
|You can practice Yoga or squats which is good for your abdomen and gives you the flexibility during the labor.||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 (10-12 glasses) in a day.||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.|
|If you notice any sign of bleeding during this week, speak to your doctor as soon as possible.||Avoid eating spicy and oily stuff. Don’t consume Dry fruits.|
Ans: The following activities should be avoided during pregnancy as they are risky.
Therefore, to enjoy your pregnancy think about fun and creative ways to celebrate but be careful and alert.
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