Your Pregnancy Week 06


6 Week Pregnant: Pregnancy Calendar

During pregnancy, you will feel anxious and worried about what will happen to you and your baby in these 9 months. Every week of pregnancy bring new bodily changes and we are here to provide you details of 6 week pregnant and you can get a lot of information about what to expect in every week of pregnancy. Here is a guide to your pregnancy journey.


Baby Development Week 06

By 6 week , the actual size of the baby from head to bottom is about 8mm. There is now a large bulge where the heart of the baby is and a bump for the head as well because brain is developing. Heart will also start beating and this can be seen on an ultrasound scan. Dimples on side of head will become ears and there are thickenings where eyes will be. On the body, bumps will form that will change into muscles and bones. There are small swellings called “limb buds” and these show the growing arms and legs.


Food

Follow the instructions while planning your diet in pregnancy:
 Eat small meals several times a day..
 You should avoid eating spicy and greasy foods..
 If you have been vomiting a lot then keep yourself hydrated by increasing intake of fluid
 Eat fresh fruits and at least include one citrus fruits to your diet like oranges. This is because citrus fruits are rich source of Vitamin C.
 Eat vegetables. Choose vegetables that are dark green like spinach and broccoli and spinach. Also eat carrots, sweet potatoes and corns etc.
 Add dairy foods to your diet because these are rich source of calcium. Drink milk and eat yogurt.
 Add protein rich foods to diet like eggs, fish, meat and beans etc.


Exercise

Exercise is good for health but you should follow some steps:
 Exercise reduces 4 morning sickness, improves sleep and also reduces constipation and hemorrhoids.
 You can start doing exercise but those exercises should not cause overheating.
 Remember that never do those exercises that put pressure on the uterus.


Precautions

Following precautions should be taken::
 Start taking antenatal appointments.
 Avoid junk food.
 Eat healthy foods that give you energy and take vitamins and folic acid as well. 

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