2 Weeks Pregnant
You have been married for quite some time and your dream has always been to bear your own kids. Well, going to your doctor and the revelation that you are 2 weeks pregnant has hit you with surprise. You just don’t know how to take it but since it has been confirmed, you must be prepared for the journey ahead.
Usually, at the 14th day of your menstrual cycle, which is about at the end of the second week of pregnancy, ovulation occurs. During ovulation, an egg among many, ripens and is released from the ovary. When ripening, the egg releases a certain hormone that causes the thickening of the lining of the body of uterus to help the implantation. After release, the egg remains in the fallopian tube for about 24 to 36 hours. Within this period the egg needs to be fertilized by sperm. This is the reason why you need to know about the time of your ovulation. After ovulation the egg is fertilized by the sperm within 24 hours.
When the fertilization occurs, the baby’s gender is determined. If the sperm of your husband brings ‘Y’ it would be a boy and if there is ‘X’ then the baby will be a girl.
Whatever, by this week you still have no baby in your womb. Instead you are waiting for your ovulation to take place. If you want to be pregnant you have to have a clear idea about your ovulation date. This is because it is during that particular time that sperm from your husband will be needed to fertilize the egg. You can understand your ovulation by observing the following signs and symptoms:
- You will realize a change in your cervical discharge
- Increased sensitivity, pain by touching or soreness of breast and nipple
- Mild pain in your pelvis or lower abdomen
- Increased desire for sexual intercourse.
Tips for 2 Weeks Pregnant
“During the second week of pregnancy, you need to shun away from any kind of negative habits. Thus, the moment you going if for a pregnancy test and you are found positive, kicking off you bad habits is critically essential. In case you are addicted to drugs, you need to quit immediately. You can also start having parental vitamins and engage in healthy activities which can reduce your stress level. You can always consult with doctors if you’re having any kind of problems.”
It is would also be wise if you discussed your position with your obstetrician in order to understand the best habits to follow. This will also help you know whether an ultrasound is necessary at this stage of expectancy. In the event that you experience belly pain your doctor will advice on the correct measures to take.
Above all, this is just the beginning of a long journey and what is more encouraging is that you are finally 2 weeks pregnant. At this stage, there is actually no change in your belly size; thus, you still look smart in your outfit. What is more important is for you to maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep your fingers crossed until the last day of pregnancy.
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