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Pregnancy Calendar
Below is a Weekly Pregnancy Calendar to help you track your baby's status at all times. Enter the date of the first day of your last period and click the calculate button. Then you can scroll down to see activity on all 41 weeks. You can print the calendar or bookmark this page.

Enter the date of the first day of your last period.
Month: Day: Year:


Week 1
Mom:

You are beginning your cycle this week. Your baby is conceived this week.
Baby:
Your baby is an egg inside one of your ovaries.


 Week 2 Starts:

Week 2
Mom:

Your period should be ended and your uterine lining building up in preparation for implantation.

Baby:
It is growing at an amazing rate. Your baby is a cluster of cells which multiply rapidly as they continue the journey along the fallopian tube.



 Week 3 Starts:

Week 3
Mom:

During this week you have ovulated and the fertilized egg traveled along one of the two fallopian tubes toward your uterus.

Baby:
The egg is now implanted in your uterus. A yolk sac is developed to feed her until the placenta is completed.



 Week 4 Starts:

Week 4
Mom:

You may or may not notice anything different. Some women report breast tenderness, the beginnings of the queasies, increased urination, mood changes and more. It is now possible for your pregnancy to show up on blood tests.

Baby:
Your baby has a heartbeat. The brain and spine are forming, and you can distinguish the head from the body.



 Week 5 Starts:

Week 5
Mom:

If you haven't yet you may be able to show a positive result on a home pregnancy test. You may be starting to become sensitive to smells and certain foods.

Baby:
The embryo is visible by now. The baby now has a ciculatory system. It is beginning to sprout buds where the arms and legs will be.



 Week 6 Starts:

Week 6
Mom:

You may start feeling sick in the morning. Your uterus is growing.

Baby:
Those little limb buds are looking a lot like arms and legs now. By the end of this week its circulation is beginning to function. The jaw is also developing.



 Week 7 Starts:

Week 7
Mom:

You may feel faint when you stand for a long time. By this week your doctor should be able to confirm your pregnancy by an examination.

Baby:
The limb buds have developed rapidly and now look like tiny arms and legs. At the end of these limbs are small identations which will later become fingers and toes. This week the baby will develop either testes or ovaries, becoming a boy or girl. The baby can also move around now, even though you can't feel it yet.



 Week 8 Starts:

Week 8
Mom:

Many pregnant women can no longer drink alcohol, even if they previously enjoyed it, and a dislike of cigarettes or tobacco smoke is common. Your hair may seem less manageable than usual.

Baby:
The baby's elbows are present, and the fingers, toes, and face are all becoming more recognizable. The weight of the baby is now about 1 gram or the size of a grape.



 Week 9 Starts:

Week 9
Mom:

Changes in the skin are visible because of the pregnancy hormones in your system.Your gums may be softening, again because of these hormones, and you need to be especially careful about dental hygiene now and through the rest of the pregnancy.

Baby:
Ankles and wrists are completely formed this week. Wide open eyes begin to fuse shut and won't open again until 25 - 27 weeks. External genitalia is differentiating, fingers, toes and ears are perfect, the placenta is beginning to produce progesterone, and the baby is 1 3/4 of an inch long.



 Week 10 Starts:

Week 10
Mom:

Your uterus and breasts are getting larger. The uterus is about the size of a softball.

Baby:
At about 7 grams, all of the baby's organs are almost completely formed. The irises are starting to develop, as are fingernails.



Week 11 Starts:

Week 11
Mom:

Blood circulation has increased. You have probably gained very little weight at this point. In the first trimester it is typical to gain about 1 to 2 pounds. Some women will lose weight and be fine especially if they were ill. It is important to have and hold a healthy diet. You may be nauseous at this time but the nausea should slowly reduce from this point forward.

Baby:
Your baby's organs are growing inside the uterus. Its head is becoming more rounded, and he has eyelids. Muscles are developing so he can move around a little bit more. Right now your baby is about 2 inches and 1/2 an ounce.



Week 12 Starts:

Week 12
Mom:

Prenatal visits are very important now. A docter will be able to examine your uterus and you should make regular appointments to see the doctor.

Baby:
Your baby is now a fully formed human being. All that's left is to grow big enough to survive outside of the belly.



Week 13 Starts:


Week 13
Mom:

If you have had early morning sickness this will probably have gone completely by the end of this week. From now on your uterus will be enlarging at a regular and noticeable rate.

Baby:
Hair is appearing, including eyebrows! Your baby's heart can be heard on the ultrasound now. All of your baby's nutrition is coming from the placenta now, and it can even drink the amniotic fluid and urinate. Your baby is approximately 3 2/4 inches long.



Week 14 Starts:

Week 14
Mom:

You have completed the first trimester and are now beginning the 2nd trimester. You will be feeling less tired than you were at the beginning of your pregnancy and will probably feel quite fit and active. Your uterus is the size of a grapefruit. You may have a dark line going down the center of your abdomen. This will probably start to fade after the baby is born.

Baby:
Your baby's hair is getting thicker now. It might even be developing dark pigment if his hair is going to be dark. The baby now has eyebrows.



Week 15 Starts:

Week 15
Mom:

Your body is coping with increased blood circulation and the baby's need for oxygen.

Baby:
Fingernails and toenails are now formed, and your baby is growing all over. He is now 6 2/4 inches long and about 5 ounces.



Week 16 Starts:

Week 16
Mom:

You can feel the baby moving more at this point. Your belly is getting larger.

Baby:
From now on your baby will weigh more than the placenta. He might be starting to become aware of sounds outside the body.



Week 17 Starts:


Week 17
Mom:

You may find that you are sweating more than usual due to the extra blood ciculating in your system.

Baby:
Your baby now learning about his reflexes. He is kicking, grasping, and even sucking. Some babies even learn to suck their thumbs before they are born!



Week 18 Starts:

Week 18
Mom:

At this point you might have trouble sleeping at night.

Baby:
Buds for tiny little baby teeth have already formed, and now buds for permanent teeth are forming behind those.



Week 19 Starts:

Week 19
Mom:

You may see that you are putting on some weight in the abdomen and buttocks.

Baby:
Your baby is forming a protective layer over his body-covering. He is now about 10 inches long.



Week 20 Begins:

Week 20
Mom:

Your growing uterus is pushing up against your lungs and pushing your tummy outward. Sometimes you can feel your baby kicking.

Baby:
Your baby has plenty of room to move around, even if it is in there with a twin.


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Week 21 Starts:


Week 21
Mom:

You may start having heartburn.

Baby:
Your baby is starting to settle into a pattern. Sometimes he will sleep, and other times he will play.



Week 22 Starts:

Week 22
Mom:

Your gums may now be actively showing signs of the pregnancy by swelling because of the hormones in your system. Dental hygiene is critical.

Baby:
Your baby may now be feeling contractions, gripping and massaging him.



Week 23 Starts:

Week 23
Mom:

The different parts of the baby can be felt through your abdominal wall.

Baby:
What a big baby! Your baby is now almost 13 inches and more than 1 1/4 pounds! Most of his organs are mature by now, but his lungs are not ready for the outside air, yet.



Week 24 Starts:

Week 24
Mom:

You will hear the heart beat at your next doctor's visit through a stethoscope not only by ultrasound.

Baby:
The centers of the baby's bones are beginning to harden. Its vital organs are almost matured by now, but its lungs are not yet sufficiently developed for survival outside the uterus.



Week 25 Starts:


Week 25
Mom:

The baby may be pressing against your bladder, causing you to go to the bathroom often.

Baby:
Your baby's skin has been very thin and transparent so far, but now it is becoming opaque.



Week 26 Starts:

Week 26
Mom:

This week might be a good time to find out about your family-leave benefits. Also you might want to start doing some tasks now before the baby arrives and before you are unable to move around so easily.

Baby:
Your baby's skin is wrinkled right now, but he still has that protective layer covering him.



Week 27 Starts:

Week 27
Mom:

Expect to put on weight regularly at this point on up until the 37th week.

Baby:
At 14 inches and around 2 pounds, this week marks the point where your baby is legally viable, though some hospitals can care for babies even younger.



Week 28 Starts:

Week 28
Mom:

You will likely be checked to see if you are Rhesus negative. Rhesus Negative Factor in pregnancy is when your babyís blood group may be different from yours and occasionally the two arenít compatible.

Baby:
By now your baby's heads is more or less in proportion with the rest of his body, though still proportionally larger than an adult's head would be.



Week 29 Starts:

Week 29
Mom:

There is likely slight pressure on your liver and stomach at this point in the pregnancy.

Baby:
Your baby is probably noticing those Braxton Hicks contractions at regular intervals now, even when you don't.



Week 30 Starts:

Week 30
Mom:

You might be feeling mild swelling of your ankles and legs at this point. Proper nutrition is important as usual, but may actually help alleviate this problem to some extent.

Baby:
Though you may be starting to feel breathless when you exert yourself, the baby is getting plenty of oxygen. He is now nearly 4 pounds.



Week 31 Starts:

Week 31
Mom:

You may be getting anxious about the pregancy. You may or may not be feeling a need to bond with your baby.

Baby:
Fat reserves are being laid down under your baby's skin. At 16 inches, he is very much like a normal baby.



Week 32 Starts:

Week 32
Mom:

It may be more and more difficult for you to get a good night's sleep or to find a position that is comfortable to relax.

Baby:
If he has not already, your baby will soon turn his head downward in preparation for birth.



Week 33 Starts:

Week 33
Mom:

You and your doctor feel the baby's movements and positions at this time. His rate of growth and heart will be checked by the doctor.

Baby:
Your baby can now tell the difference between dark and light. When you are out in the sun he is bathed in a red glow. His skin is becoming pink.



Week 34 Begins:

Week 34
Mom:

You should have made an appointment to attend childbirth education classes by now.

Baby:
Your baby is around 18 inches and 5 1/2 pounds.



Week 35 Starts:

Week 35
You:

You may experience backpain at about this time. If you are having twins ---the statistic is that about 37% of twins are born at this point.

Baby:
Your baby is almost ready to be born. Any time now he may drop into your pelvis in preparation for labor.



Week 36 Starts:

Week 36
Mom:

A visit with your doctor should occur about every week at this point. You should find that your breathing is easier and that you are urinating more frequently.

Baby:
When you are very still you can sometimes see the rythmic patterns of your baby practicing breathing, though there is no air in his lungs, yet. Sometimes this breathing practice gives him hiccups.



Week 37 Starts:

Week 37
Mom:

You are now into your last month of pregancy. How exciting! Enjoy this moment in time.

Baby:
Your baby has been taking iron from your body's iron supply. Also your baby might be gaining as much as an ounce of weight every day now.



Week 38 Starts:

Week 38
Mom:

At this time you may lose your mucus plug, which seals the opening of the uterus. The release of the plug may indicate that labor will start immediately or within the next 14 days.

Baby:
Your baby's amniotic fluid is now replaced every three hours.



Week 39 Starts:

Week 39
Mom:

Your cervix is preparing for labor. You may feel varied and mild degrees of Braxton Hicks contractions.

Baby:
Your baby may be as long as 20 inches now, maybe more.



Week 40 Starts:

Week 40
Mom:

You are likely getting anxious to meet your baby.

Baby:
Your baby is about 20 inches long or more. He is in the lower segment of your uterus and pressing through the cervix.



Week 41 Starts:

Week 41
Mom:

If you have gone to 41 weeks you are probably very uncomfortable. But don't worry your water will probably break soon. At the end of this week the doctor may or may not schedule an induction date.

Baby:
Your baby is going to meet his new family.



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