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Guide On Pregnancy Week 1


Week 1 of the pregnancy is the ovulation period. Ovulation is the first stage of pregnancy which leads to conception.


Ovulation is a time when a mature egg is released from an ovary, pushed down via Fallopian tube and is available to be fertilized.


An embryo development happens after the fertilization and implantation. An embryo is a layer of two cells from which all body parts and organs will develop.


Right now, your uterus is preparing for the arrival of a fertilised egg. Pregnancy actually starts from two to three weeks later, depending upon the length of your menstrual cycle.


Fetal Development

A fetus has not yet formed rather the probability of getting pregnant during this week is high.

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Moods & Symptoms

This is an early stage of pregnancy, hence there would no specific change in your mood and there will be no visible symptoms of pregnancy. The symptoms which you will experience will a typical as of your normal period days. The symptoms include:

  • Vaginal Bleeding

  • Backache and cramps

  • Mood swings due to the change in hormones

Do’s & Don’ts

To make ovulation successful, you should do some minor changes in your lifestyle. The following table of Do’s and Don’ts will help you for better understanding:

Please remember, a male partner has also got a major role to play in this ovulation phase. Therefore it is very important to look after the health and the lifestyle of a male partner too. Always eat a healthy and nutritionally balanced diet and also practice yoga or do exercise as a normal daily routine.



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