Women's  Healthcare Topics is a website about pregnancy and your newborn baby.

Pregnancy First Trimester
Weeks 1 thru 12

Pregnancy: Week 1 & 2

Learn the signs of ovulation, early signs and symptoms of pregnancy, and how to calculate your due date.

The question that most often follows "Am I really pregnant?" is "When is my baby due?". You will start experiencing true pregnancy symptoms at 10 to 14 days after ovulation.

Pregnancy: Week 3

After conception you may have spotting or implantation bleeding. Learn about Twin Conception.

Dramatic changes are taking place inside your womb. Your partner's sperm has fertilized an egg, and conception has taken place.

Pregnancy: Week 4

Learn about early pregnancy spotting, find out what foods to avoid and how to achieve a balanced pregnancy diet.

Light spotting can also be normal, and it's due to implantation bleeding. The spotting is typically pink or light brown. It should never be heavy.

Pregnancy: Week 5

Learn the things you can do for nausea and vomiting.

The gestational sac and baby can be detected at 5 weeks after your last menstrual period by a transvaginal ultrasound. The gestational sac and baby only measures 5 mm.

Pregnancy: Week 6

The heartbeat can be seen with ultrasound now.

Are you experiencing early pregnancy symptoms yet? Maybe a slight twinge of nausea.

Pregnancy: Week 7

Learn about 11 body changes that take place in pregnancy, unusual food and non-food cravings and pregnancy related migraine headaches.

Though it will be weeks before you start showing, are you on the lookout for your "bump ?"

Pregnancy: Week 8

Read about the baby's development, morning sickness, weight gain, mom's changes and miscarriage risks.

Your waistline may seem larger to you, but onlookers won't be able to tell that you're pregnant.

Pregnancy: Week 9

Learn about your baby's development, pregnancy symptoms, dental care and dads in pregnancy.

As your belly and breasts continue to grow, you may also start to experience mood swings.

Pregnancy: Week 10

Find out about what symptoms to expect, first trimester genetic testing, safe cleaning, food cravings, and made aware of common pollutants.

Are you feeling better? Most moms get some relief from early pregnancy symptoms about now.

Pregnancy: Week 11

Read about varicose veins, hemorrhoids, abdominal pain and cramping.

By now you probably look a little pregnant. People around you might start to take notice. 

Pregnancy: Week 12

Do you have twins? Learn about twin pregnancy, and heartburn.

This is probably the week of your second prenatal visit and your first ultrasound scan.