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The First Trimester

In this section, we will present information week by week about how your baby is growing, symptoms that you may be experiencing, thoughts to consider and tips for a healthy pregnancy.

Week 6

Welcome to week six!

By this week your baby is about the size of a lentil bean and the mouth, nose, ears and intestines are starting to develop.

Your pregnancy hormones are increasing, and you may be feeling more nauseated or have urinary frequency due to the fullness of the uterus which is laying on top of your bladder. Over the next 2 weeks symptoms related to the first trimester will probably peak and most women start to feel different. However, some women still don’t “feel pregnant” or even have the common symptoms of early pregnancy and that is normal too. Remember that every pregnancy and every woman are unique.

Over the next 2 weeks symptoms related to the first trimester will probably peak and most women start to feel different.

How my Baby Grows

Symptoms Mama may Feel or Experience

Thoughts to Consider

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Dr. Cheryl Sharp,
Certified Nurse Midwife
Chief Content Officer