Friday, August 9, 2013

Pregnancy - Pregnancy in the Eighth Week

Everything that is present in an adult human is now present in the small healthy embryo. The ears are continuing to form externally and internally. The bones are also beginning to form. The embryo is about 1 inch long and is approximately the size of a bean in the 8th week of pregnancy. Some pregnancy complications include bloating and indigestion. So, your pregnancy diet should include eating small, frequent nutritive meals. A few healthy tips to follow include good protein and calcium like cottage cheese - also fiber in oatmeal.

Other healthy tips during pregnancy are avoiding alcohol and cigarettes. Eat healthy meals and avoid excessive coffee. Following a well thought out pregnancy diet that includes fruit, vegetables, milk, protein and calcium will help the development of the baby and at the same time counteract pregnancy complications. Most often, nausea will abate after the 8th week of pregnancy, but not always. Fatigue, hormonal changes in your body may give you a persistent feeling of being run down and very drowsy.

Your body is continuing to grow and develop at a very fast pace. As pregnancy is such a joyous occasion, we often tend to ignore the possible pregnancy complications that may arise and harm an otherwise healthy baby. Learn what the symptoms are of the complications and attend to them. A few healthy tips include eating vegetables, fruits and doing a few simple exercises. A pregnancy diet that has plenty of protein, calcium and milk is a good way of maintaining your health.

Your waistline is likely to have expanded a bit by the end of the 8th week, but the changes are gradual. You may have indigestion and feel bloated. Follow a few healthy tips in order to ensure that you keep to a pregnancy diet - this means eating small, meals at frequent intervals. Keeping yourself healthy is important, so check your weight, blood pressure and have a physical examination to avoid any pregnancy complications. Take care of yourself and the baby inside you, and most of all, enjoy your pregnancy.

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