The average length of pregnancy is 40 weeks, which can be divided into three trimesters. Each trimester brings its own unique set of physiological changes to your body. During the nine months of pregnancy, there will be many physical changes in the body due to the release of different hormones. Let’s go through them one by one!
#First Month of Pregnancy
During the first month, there will be very few changes in the appearance of the body. However, there will be enlargement of the breast size due to an increase in sexual desire and changes in sexual hormonal of the body, and the presence of nausea (morning sickness), which makes the body uncomfortable during pregnancy. In addition, due to nonstability in the body conditions, vomiting occurs frequently.
#Second Month of Pregnancy
In the second month of the pregnancy, there will be an increase in tiredness (fatigue). You will feel tired because of severe hormonal changes in the body. This is the main cause of fatigue, and you have to carry the additional weight of your child. In addition, your weight will increase gradually due to the increase in the food intake and size of the baby.
#Third Month of Pregnancy
During the third month, the fetus (baby) starts developing. Major organs start growing, and there will be changes in the appearance of the belly. Your belly starts increasing, and you will put on some weight during this month. This is the right time to invest in comfortable and stylish maternity wear flattering to your figure.
#Fourth Month of Pregnancy
During the fourth month, the whole world will be able to recognize your pregnancy. There will be drastic changes in the body, and the stomach will release several kinds of acids due to the increase of hormone levels. Due to putting on more weight, there are chances of getting back pain as the growing weight tends to move to the front side of the body, which puts pressure on the back. This is the month where you will be experiencing joint pains and internal pains.
#Fifth Month of Pregnancy
This is considered the best month for most pregnant women. The body takes some rest, and you will feel more energized. In addition, the baby starts moving around the abdomen, and one can feel it by touching the belly with their hands. In this month, there will be very little pressure in handling the baby.
#Sixth Month of Pregnancy
During the sixth month, there will be more tiredness and dramatic changes in the increase of her areola and breasts. In addition, blood pressure will be low, and it is common to lose consciousness due to an increase /decrease in blood pressure or sugar level and heart rate.
#Seventh Month of Pregnancy
There will be more changes in the body’s appearance due to the rapid growth of the baby. Due to an increase in the baby’s development, the mother’s internal organs are slightly pushed upwards, creating pain and discomfort. Similar to the sixth month, there are chances of losing consciousness due to an increase /decrease of blood pressure or sugar level and heart rate.
#Eighth Month of Pregnancy
This is the month where the mother experiences some changes in gravity. It becomes difficult for the mother to sit, stand and walk. In addition, there will be severe back pain due to the baby’s size increased, and there will be sleepless nights during this month.
#Ninth Month of Pregnancy
The last month of pregnancy is where you will feel signs of going into labor. There will be severe back pain, stress and anxiety, increased breast size, and leakage of colostrum from the breasts. Also, you’ll experience an intense burning sensation due to excessive compression of internal organs and hormonal changes in the body; the stomach will release several kinds of acids.
Urination happens regularly due to some pressure in the bladder, making you want to visit the bathroom more than usual, and there will be severe joint pains. After giving birth, the body doesn’t regain its original shape, and it usually takes around nine to twelve months for your body to recover its shape.