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As the last stage of working behind the scene, the fourth week has similar signs and symptom to that is of the third and fifth weeks. However, your body will experience surprising changes to support the growing belly inside your uterus. If your pregnancy journey reaches this stage, keep reading to understand what is going on inside your body.
At the end of the fourth week, you will certainly miss the period and make sure that you are pregnant. The end of the fourth week is a perfect time to try a home or blood pregnancy test, and it will mostly be positive, as it can detect the human chorionic gonadotropin hormone into your urine.If you will try such a home pregnancy test, check its expiration date, read the instructions, and insert the test in your morning urine for about thirty seconds to get best results. If the result isn’t two marks, you should wait ten minutes or repeat the process after a few days.
Inside your body, your baby is developing placenta to transform the nutrients and oxygen through the newly functioning embryo. The red blood cells will be formed at this week to activate the main vessels of your baby’s existing embryo. The surprising point is that your baby with all of his new-formed organs is smaller than a poppy seed at the fourth week. At the end of the week, the amniotic sac and amniotic fluid will be formed to house and cushion your baby and the yolk sac will form your little baby’s red blood cells.
Whenever you make sure that you are pregnant, try to arrange regular appointments with a doctor, healthcare provider, or midwife to provide you information about your and your baby’s health and answer all of your questions.
If you have an exercise routine, you will mostly continue such exercises at pregnancy, but you should stop whenever you find risk signs such as dizziness, vaginal bleeding, shortness of breath, unusual heartbeat, or muscle crampsand ask the recommendation of your healthcare provider.
At the fourth week, you will continue your healthy habits, regime, and stop having any drugs, alcohol, and caffeine products to make sure that your baby will be formed without defects. Just remember that this is a critical period of your baby’s life and whatever you do or hear will affect him\ her greatly.