Pregnant or Just found out im pregnant? It’s still early days, many still won’t know whether they’re pregnant or not! So what is called four weeks pregnant, its actually about two weeks after conception. Pregnancy normally lasts for 37 to 42 weeks from the first day of your last period. The average is 40 weeks. If you’re not sure about the date of your last period, then an ultrasound scan may give a good indication of when your baby will be due. In the very early weeks, the developing baby is called an embryo. Then, from about eight weeks onward, it is called a fetus, meaning ‘young one’.
If you’re still unsure about your pregnancy after 4 weeks have passed, now’s the exact time to confirm because if you are really pregnant, it’s the fourth week -you’ve been pregnant for one whole month. The first trimester is almost underway, and this is a very vital point in your baby’s development.
Four Weeks Pregnant
But there are some initial signs to confirm your pregnancy, such as at this point there should be amassed menstrual periods, hormonal changes, nausea and vomiting just being among of the initial four weeks pregnant symptoms. It’s safer to contact an Obstetrician/Gynecologist or taking over-the-counter pregnancy tests to find out the truth.
four weeks pregnant symptoms
During the fourth week of pregnancy, your body is already producing the pregnancy hormone HGC that can cause anxiety, nausea and vomiting, fainting and dizziness, light-headedness, exhaustion and mood swings too. All these are part of the four week pregnant symptoms. Further symptoms include breasts being increasingly tender and sore, with a tingling sensation being noticed at times. Some women also feel their sense of smell being enhanced quite sharply, which can be either good or bad, dependent on the smell and the woman. However, there is every chance you will put them down to your period being about to arrive. You boobs might have that ‘time of the month’ feeling, and you might even have some spotting or light bleeding but that’s all part of the four weeks pregnancy symptoms. Stinking odors become the cause of nausea, and pregnancy during the first trimester can sometimes feel like a struggle that will never end, but don’t stress about that, these symptoms will subside soon enough, just as others will kick in.
If you’re having these symptoms, then yes you’re 4 weeks pregnant and after confirmation, changes in diet and lifestyle are critical during the fourth week, with eliminating all your negative habits such as smoking, drinking and use of recreational drugs are more than necessary to ensure both the safety of yourself and your baby. Start caring for yourselves more than ever and get plenty of rest and relaxation.