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Stages of Pregnancy - Tips, Facts & Warnings

Pregnancy period is a time when you can feel the motherhood. There are three trimesters of pregnancy. The first trimester is a complicated phase. This is because during this phase you need to take a good care of yourself.

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Stages of Pregnancy - Tips, Facts & Warnings

  1. 1. Stages of Pregnancy- Tips, Facts & Warnings
  2. 2. Did You Know? <ul><li>If you are within the normal weight range for your height you are less likely to suffer problems such as high blood pressure or diabetes during pregnancy. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Did you know how it feels when pregnancy is confirmed? </li></ul><ul><li>Pregnancy is the most beautiful phase of life. You can feel an abstract feeling of motherhood. The feeling of new life growing inside you is very exciting. You are filled with anxious thoughts about the known and unknown pregnancy facts. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Stages of Pregnancy <ul><li>Stages of pregnancy are divided into three trimesters. And within these trimesters, you will experience hormonal changes, physical changes, and emotional changes. The stages are categorized as: </li></ul><ul><li>First trimester: The most critical phase of pregnancy. </li></ul><ul><li>Second trimester: Your body show evidence of the baby inside you. </li></ul><ul><li>Third trimester: Baby starts blinking his eyes and speedily gain weight. </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s have a look at these stages. </li></ul>
  5. 5. First Trimester : During the first trimester of your pregnancy you will experience some physical changes. <ul><li>Symptoms : </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in breast size </li></ul><ul><li>Vomiting </li></ul><ul><li>Nausea </li></ul><ul><li>Tiredness </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent urination </li></ul><ul><li>Precautions </li></ul><ul><li>Visit doctor regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid spicy foods </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid physical taxing work </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t stuff yourself with food </li></ul><ul><li>By the end of the first trimester, your baby's body proportions have changed to become similar to those of a newborn? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Second Trimester : In second trimester hormonal changes occurs <ul><li>Symptoms : </li></ul><ul><li>Brain activity decreases </li></ul><ul><li>Feel absent minded </li></ul><ul><li>Belly starts swelling </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping problem </li></ul><ul><li>Precautions </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid prolong standing on your feet </li></ul><ul><li>Be conscious how you sit </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid alcohol and cigarettes </li></ul><ul><li>Your baby will measure a little over a foot in length and will weigh more than one pound by end of the second trimester? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. Third Trimester : This is the last stage of pregnancy. <ul><li>Symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Burst of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Feel discomfort during sexual activity </li></ul><ul><li>Precautions </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid going to crowded places </li></ul><ul><li>Take proper sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Do not do manual work </li></ul><ul><li>Do not take any medicine without consulting doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Your baby's sense of hearing is improving and he can hear your voice and your partner's as you converse? You can feel, and see on ultrasound, his startled reaction in response to a sudden loud noise. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Five important foods to consume during pregnancy <ul><li>Green leafy vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Sweet potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>Blueberries </li></ul><ul><li>Apples </li></ul><ul><li>Lean organic chicken breast </li></ul><ul><li>During pregnancy it is essential to have nutritious food for your child’s normal and healthy development. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Five foods to avoid during pregnancy <ul><li>Deli Meat </li></ul><ul><li>Fish with mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Smoked seafood </li></ul><ul><li>Soft cheeses </li></ul><ul><li>Unpasteurized milk </li></ul><ul><li>These foods should be avoided as they can be hazardous for the healthy development of your fetus. For instance pasteurized and unpasteurized soft cheese usually has a printed surface or skin such as Brie, and Camembert. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tips for Pregnancy <ul><li>Eat five to six meal a day </li></ul><ul><li>Take a prenatal vitamin each day as directed by your doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Drink plenty of fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Take adequate sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Do proper exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Wear comfortable clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t take over the counter medications </li></ul><ul><li>Wear safety belts while traveling </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid exposure to second had smoke </li></ul>These are some of the beneficial pregnancy tips:-
  11. 11. <ul><li>Who can help you? </li></ul><ul><li>Pregnancy is a very crucial phase of life. So it’s very essential to take care of yourself at that time. And for this you need to have valuable knowledge. thus to get more information you can log on to </li></ul><ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>