Physical changes on your body are commonly experienced in women during pregnancy. The chart below this article explains the changes that occur during pregnancy. Do consult with a physician in order for you to be able to keep a better control in maintaining your health and your little one.
|1st Trimester (up to 12 weeks)||2nd Trimester (from 13 – 28 weeks)||3rd Trimester (from 29 – 40 weeks)|
|Your Weight||Total weight gain for full pregnancy approximately 11 – 16kg|
|Your Skin||There is no significant change||You may look radiant with noticeable improvement on your skin. Stretch mark will emerge as your skin stretches to accommodate growing bump||May feel stretched and taut along the pit of your stomach, and may itch too|
|Your Mood||Emotional and easily irritated by little things||Cheer up after the symptoms of early pregnancy has reduced||Full of vigor and energy; do not overestimate it|
|Symptom||Feels dizzy, vomits, easily tired. Soreness as breasts starts to enlarge||Sweats, increased appetite & nipple may secrete colostrum (yellowish clear liquid)||Shortness of breath, heartburn, indigestion and constipation. May experience Braxton-Hicks contractions ('false’ contractions that are irregular and painless)|