Being pregnant is such a miraculous experience that there are so many new changes to a woman’s body. While the experience itself is wonderful, it can be overwhelming due to all the physiological and hormonal changes that occur.
However, to make the entire journey a lot more exciting, it is best to gain a bit of awareness about what to expect during your pregnancy. Every week, your body undergoes different changes, and knowing what the pregnancy symptoms are, what to expect, as well as what’s happening inside your body can help you be a lot more prepared.
3-week pregnancy symptoms
At 3 weeks, there are a few early pregnancy symptoms to look out for that could be an indication of your pregnancy:
- Nausea or vomiting
- Breast soreness
- Frequent urination
- Missed period
- Lower abdominal pain
- A heightened sense of smell
3-week pregnancy belly
While there is no sign of pregnancy on the outside, if your egg has been fertilized by a sperm during your 2nd week of pregnancy, then implantation occurs. This means that you can now confirm your pregnancy. Your body now is preparing to host the blastocyst which will soon evolve into an embryo and head to the uterus.
While you will miss a period during your 3-week pregnancy, it is still too soon for an ultrasound. However, a pregnancy test can help you confirm your pregnancy during the 3rd week of your pregnancy.
Pregnancy checklist at 3-weeks pregnant
During the early stages of your pregnancy, you might not know you’re even pregnant yet. However, there are a few things you can do during your 3-week pregnancy:
- Include a folic acid supplement of 400 mg in your daily routine.
- Check your Vitamin D levels or add a supplement of 10 mg a day.
- Stop smoking if you’re a smoker.
- Take a pregnancy test.
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