In the first months of your pregnancy (0-12 weeks), it may not be a lot of people understand when you’re pregnant, l because it has not seen a real change in your body. But the truth is your body is actively working to adjust physically and emotionally to the process of pregnancy.
Some changes in the body of pregnant women in the first trimester (0-12 weeks) of pregnancy are:
Breast will enlarge and tighten due to an increase in the initial conception of pregnancy hormones that cause blood vessel dilation and delivery of nutrients to the breast tissue. You may feel your bra felt tight and uncomfortable again, you’d better prepare for a new bra that fit the new size for comfort and can support your breasts. But do not waste your time, you can save it as your breasts will go back to the size before you get pregnant after you stop breastfeeding later.
In the first 3 months, you will also see the area around your nipples will be darker colored, it is due to the increased supply of blood throughout the body. As a result, the area around the breasts will look shadow venous vessels under the skin of your breast.
You’ll feel the urge to urinate frequently because of the growing uterus pressing your bladder and hormonal changes. Remember not to reduce fluid intake (drink) to solve this problem because you need more fluid during pregnancy.
You will probably find it difficult to defecate due to an increase in the hormone progesterone, which causes relaxation of the muscles so that the intestine is less efficient, as well as iron tablets (iron) given by a physician usually cause constipation problems. Overcome by drinking lots of water, consumption of high-fiber foods (vegetables and fruits), as well as sports.
Morning sickness (nausea and vomiting)
Research shows that half of pregnant women experience nausea and starting in the second. Nausea to certain foods, even just because the smell of certain foods. This happens because of the increased hormonal. Overcome by eating small amounts frequently, do not eat in large quantities or portions as it will only make you sick. You do not need to worry if your baby is not enough nutrition. In early pregnancy, most pregnant women only slightly increased weight and this does not affect your baby’s development. Usually complaints of nausea, vomiting will disappear at the end of the first trimester. Immediately contact your doctor if nausea and vomiting become so severe that you can not eat or drink anything, so it can lead to lack of fluids or dehydration (hyperemesis gravidarum).
You will feel tired because your body is working actively to adjust physically and emotionally for pregnancy. Also increased hormonal affect your sleep patterns. Find time to rest as much as possible.
You may feel headaches more often than usual. It may have nausea, fatigue, hunger, low blood pressure, and can also be due to feelings of tension or even depression. Overcome with rest and food intake little by little but often. When the heavy headache immediately contact your doctor. In pregnancy, headaches may be a sign of pre-eclampsia, which is usually accompanied by an increase in blood pressure swollen hands and feet.
Dizziness common in early pregnancy due to an increased demand of blood to the body so that when you change position from lying down or sitting