Get ready for a growth spurt
Week 6: Your baby's nervous system starts to develop
During your 6th week of pregnancy, your baby grows at a phenomenal rate and his systems develop significantly. Here's what is happening at 6 weeks pregnant:
Your Week 6 nutrition and health
How nutrition can help manage symptoms of morning sickness
Morning sickness is caused by elevated levels of hormones in the body. The most common symptoms are nausea and vomiting, as well as mood swings. A good way help relieve these symptoms is to make some nutrition changes, including:
It also might help to:
What to expect at your first prenatal visit
What's your due date? How is your pregnancy progressing? What can you expect in the coming weeks? There are many questions at this early stage of pregnancy. That's why it's time to begin prenatal visits with your doctor.
This prenatal visit checklist can help you get ready.
You and your doctor probably will go over:
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