First Trimester Pregnancy Checklist

Now begins the exciting time of being pregnant. You’ve had the first positive pregnancy test and you have before you about ten months of baby growth, hormonal changes, and many firsts. To prepare for this exciting time, here’s a first trimester pregnancy checklist. *First prenatal appointment. Now that you are pregnant, you will want to schedule the first prenatal visit with your favorite OB or midwife. They will perform a pelvic and draw blood and obtain a urine sample to confirm pregnancy and establish a due date. During the first couple of appointments, you will discover how your prenatal visits will go. You will likely be set up for ultrasounds and possibly other tests, depending on your age and state of health. *Morning sickness. Not all pregnant women experience morning sickness, but a significant majority do. Generally, morning sickness hits during the first trimester. It can be mild to severe and it can hit any time day or night. It may only hit during the morning hours. If..

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