Week 1and 2 pregnant……….What to expect this week


What’s happening in week one and two

At week one of pregnancy it is highly unlikely any one to know that she is pregnant right now in fact already a lot of things are going on with you and your baby.

At a glance

  • At this very early stage of pregnancy sex of your baby has already be decided.

  • Growth of baby at this stage is very faster than at any other point in pregnancy.

  • Heart, spine and brain of baby are already forming.

Your baby at week one and two

In women body after successful sex, fertilization will typically take place after 2 weeks of the ist day of her menstrual period when ovulation has taken place.

You might calculate the due date by following method as follows:

  • The date of the Ist day of the last menstrual period
  • Pull 3 months from and,
  • Add 7 days in it and you got the due date

Example: If the first day of your last period is 1 March , the date of the term will be 8 December.

This method of calculating the term is called Naegel’s rule. By applying this rule it assumes that the woman has a relatively regular menstrual period.

Read more about Naegel’s rule….

The method is based on ovulation and fertilization exactly 14 days (it might be rare) after the Ist day of the last menstrual period and that the fetus is developed and born exactly 40 weeks after the full term. A normal pregnancy can last from 37 to 42 weeks.

Baby’s sex has already been decided, at this stage and their all major organs are started to form. And this is the time that, how pregnancy is calculated, you are actually already 1 month pregnant at this stage – and from this stage only eight more months to go until you have your little champ baby! You can work out an approximate due date for your new arrival using oupregnancy due date calculator on livinghope4allcom.

You at one and two weeks pregnant

At this time your cycle is due, you will have been pregnant for around two-week. At this time you are in excitement when you have missed your periods and wondering about the feeling of any pregnancy symptoms. At this stage pregnancy test is must rather you go for,

  • Home strip pregnancy test
  • Urine test by any good laboratory or,
  • Blood pregnancy test.

After the test is positive must start with folic acid supplements and this will help protect your growing baby from spinal cord defects.

A lot of things are comes up in mind in the stage of conception to happen – in this case, timing really is everything. To deal with your odds, aim to have sex during the two days before you ovulate and again on the day you think you’re ovulating. This time you and your partner  make sure to have plenty of time together to make love and fun.

Mostly pregnant women give birth to their babies about 38 weeks after the egg is fertilized, but because it’s often difficult to mention the exact time frame when that happened, your GP or doctor calculates your due date by counting 40 weeks from the first day of your last period, assuming your cycle is about 28 days. (If you have shorter or longer cycles, you may have your due date adjusted after an ultrasound.


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