The first weeks of your pregnancy are a vital time as your body gets busy building a baby. First Trimester is week 1-12 and its is a very special time.
Today Melanie talks about her first trimester in the pregnancy. As you know we eat plant based, healthy and vegan. How did I feel during the first trimester? In this episode Melanie share her experiences of first time being pregnant and what upsides and and downsides the 1st trimester had.
We did a video with the story of Meanies first trimester watch the video here:
Morning sickness, nausea, various food craving and a lot of other trimester 1 symptoms.
The first trimester begins on the first day of your last period and lasts until the end of week 12. This means that by the time you know for sure you’re pregnant, you might already be five or six weeks pregnant!
A lot happens during these first three months. The fertilised egg rapidly divides into layers of cells and implants in the wall of your womb where it carries on growing. These layers of cells become an embryo, which is what the baby is called at this stage.
During this trimester, your baby grows faster than at any other time.
By six weeks, a heartbeat can usually be heard and by the end of week 12, your baby’s bones, muscles and all the organs of the body have formed. At this point, your baby looks like a tiny human being and is now called a fetus. He or she will even be practising swallowing!
This is really fantastic and that the body can do things like create a whole human❤️!
Hope you enjoyed the video about the first trimester, it will come videos from all the trimesters too keep yourself updated and subscribe to our newsletter!
Lots of Love
Melanie and Tobias
Love Conscious Family!