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7 Weeks Pregnant: What's Happening

Get ready for the mood swings!

You will be used to the idea now of being pregnant and will start to make plans for a baby in your life. By now, your blood volume has increased by around 40% uterus has doubled in size, and you will have developed a mucous plug at the opening of your cervix, this seals off your uterus and protects your pregnancy from harm.

Pregnancy calendar - 7 weeks

Your baby is now the size of a...

A blueberry or about .51 inches. The umbilical cord is now formed, and you have a physical connection between you and your baby that allows you to provide your baby with all the oxygen and nourishment your baby needs.

Your baby’s lungs and digestive system are forming well and your baby’s facial features are becoming more defined. Your baby can now move her arms, elbows an

Pregnancy symptoms at 7 weeks

Morning sickness may be the norm, and will make you feel yukky, and may not happen only in the morning, but the bright side of it is, that normally will lessen or stop. Other symptoms that may or may not occur include food cravings, acne, extra saliva, and mood swings.

Tips and advice for pregnancy at 7 weeks

As your hormones are going to continue to rage from this point onward, it is important to seek a support group or have the right people around you to talk to.

Also, make sure you’re taking in the correct foods, medications, and nutrients. It is especially important to take a prenatal vitamin with folic acid.

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