Pinpointing your ovulation schedule
Week 2: Your body is getting ready for pregnancy
There's no baby yet, but your body is preparing for ovulation and, ultimately, conception. If you are wondering how you can be 2 weeks pregnant before your baby is conceived, there's an easy explanation.
Conception typically occurs when you are two weeks pregnant, or two weeks after your period starts. Even while you're menstruating, your body is getting ready for pregnancy.
Your Week 2 nutrition and health
How to start choosing the right foods to eat
Growing a baby from a single cell into a healthy newborn draws tremendous energy, nutrients, and resources from your body. A healthy diet can help you maintain your energy. At 2 weeks pregnant:
How your diet affects your baby
From the moment your baby is conceived, your diet determines if the building blocks of good nutrition will be there when your baby needs them. However, every organ and cell has its own schedule, which is why you should eat healthy, nutritious meals before and throughout your pregnancy.
What is a prenatal multivitamin?
Prenatal multivitamins offer a great way to ensure that you're getting the vitamins and minerals you and your baby will need. Though similar to adult multivitamins, prenatal multivitamins often contain levels of vitamins and minerals, such as folic acid and iron, specifically modified to meet the needs of pregnant women. Talk with your OB/GYN about prenatal multivitamins.
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