This is the week that your baby will begin to develop fast inside your tummy as the important organs and body systems are now beginning to get in shape or keep grow.
During this week 1 to 8 that are known as the embryonic period, which your baby is now considered as an embryo.
Pregnancy was measured at beginning of first day of your last menstrual period.
You probably conceived in week 2 or 3 that depends on the length of your menstrual cycle and you may not discover your pregnancy until you missed your period around week 5.
Pregnancy Symptoms In Week 6.Nausea usually begins at around week 6th, or even as early as week 4th.
You may not feel pregnant because there are few visible body changes, however you may begin to experience pregnancy symptoms such as.
• Morning Sickness, Or Nausea And Vomiting Will Happened At Any Time Of The Day.
• Your Appetite May Change Such As Not Liking Some Foods, Or Craving For Others.
• Feeling Or Tiredness, Or Fatigue.
• Abdominal Bloating.
• Feeling Of Breast Tenderness And Swelling.
• Often Urine And Urine At Night-Time.
• Changing Emotions Or Beginning Of Mood Swing Caused By Hormones (Weeks 6 To 10).
Since week 6 is still at the early pregnancy, you may not yet experience the symptoms, where some women are very nauseous, but some others may feel almost nothing at all.
So, How Big Is Your Baby at 6 Weeks?At 6 weeks pregnant, your baby is now the size of a sweet pea. The average embryo size at week 6th is around 0.25 inches and will grow times 2 again next weeks.
If you have already let your doctor know that you are at 6 weeks of pregnant, they may have asked you to go in for your first prenatal appointment right away, but more likely they may told you to wait a few weeks.
The fact is that the first prenatal check-up usually is at about 8 or 9 weeks.
So, except yours is a high-risk pregnancy, you possibly won’t have a 6th week ultrasound.
At 6 Weeks Pregnant, Baby's Heart Beating Was About Two Times The Rate Of Your Heart Beats.Baby fetus organs and body systems are now growing.
• Of the arm and leg buds.
• The neural tube that is the tissue forming the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and spine.
• A large head and a small c-shaped body.
• Facial pieces are forming such as eyes, nose, jaw, cheeks, and chin.
• The inner ears.
• The kidneys, liver, lungs, the pituitary gland.
• The trachea, larynx, and bronchi.
• The heart separating into four chambers and pumping blood.
• Primitive germ cells forming male or female genitalia.
A very basic heart can sometimes be seen beating around 150-160 beats per minute, about 2 times as fast as your heart in ultrasound exams at this stage.
If you are 6th weeks pregnant with twins, you will be able to scan and see the 2 distinct gestational sacs based on the ultrasound at this point because twins develop about 4 to 10 days after conception.
Pregnant Mum Must Consume Supplement.
If you are not already consuming a suitable multivitamin with folic acid, you must ask your doctor to recommend you one.
Research shown by consuming sufficient folic acid (recommended 400 micrograms of folic acid a day) before and during pregnancy can help to reduce the risk of neural tube defects in your baby.
Neural tube defects are the causing conditions of spina bifida.
Folic Acid Nutrients Can Be Found Naturally in Foods Such As.• From fortified cereals and other grain-based foods.
• Green leafy vegetable contain folate.
• The Best is still taking a multivitamin supplement that contains 400 mcg of folic acid recommended.
Healthy Pregnancy Do and Don’t.• Avoid altogether alcoholic, drugs, and tobacco.
• Limit caffeine to below 200 mg a day.
• Talk about your medications if any with doctor whether if they are safe.
• Be sure to following healthy diet.
• Taking prenatal vitamins.
• Any kind of meat must be well-cooked thoroughly.
• Avoid drinking untreated water and unpasteurized dairy products.
• Washing entirely the fresh fruits and vegetables before eating to reduce bacteria or pesticides.
You Must See A Doctor immediate if you have.• Heavy Bleeding,
• Leaking Of Vaginal Fluid Or Tissue,
• Loss Of Consciousness Or Fainting,
• Severe Pelvic Pain.
While you are waiting for your doctor’s appointment, you probably have a million questions to ask right now.
So, write them down all your questions so you have them prepared to ask your Obstetrician at your first prenatal visit.