You have just left the first week of pregnancy and you enter the second one. The gestation process continues and important changes begin in your body.
Symptoms in week 2 of pregnancy
During the second week of pregnancy, the uterus prepares generating a kind of lining in which that tangle of cells that you have right now and the placenta will be implanted so that the fetus can nourish itself during its growth until the delivery date arrives.
As a result of this process, you are likely to notice the following symptoms during the second week:
- Abdominal painespecially on the sides. You will feel pricks whose intensity of pain can vary quite a lot.
- Breasts become softer and its size increases: this is part of the normal process of pregnancy and your body will undergo major changes during the 9 months of pregnancy. Your breasts are the first to notice these changes, so be patient.
- Pressure in the pubic area
- Nausea and dizzinessmay appear at any time of the day, although they tend to occur more at specific times, such as in the morning or at mealtimes.
Be patient because during the first weeks of pregnancy many changes occur in your body and that also intensifies the symptoms, making them sometimes difficult to bear.
Medical tests during week 2 of pregnancy
Although it is very early, the gynecologist will perform a examination and will recommend a blood test. to check your health. There are nine months ahead in which you will take care of yourself and a guest due in 39 weeks.
Of course, it is very important that start taking care of your diet and avoid drinking alcohol at all costs. Oh, and no smoking.
Development of the baby in week 2 of pregnancy
During the second week of pregnancy the embryo will be formed, a tiny embryo that will already have a head, trunk and a curly tail that will gradually give way to its organs and nervous system, but it is still early for that.
Let's see what will happen in the third week of pregnancy.