19 Weeks Pregnant

19 Weeks Pregnant – My Growing Baby

My growing baby has is now another 1/2 an inch bigger measuring seven and half inches and weighing seven ounces.*

19 Weeks Pregnant – Changes for my baby

My baby is now starting to grow hair on top of the head.  Whether the gender is known or not, it is still amazing to know that if it is a girl she already has around six million eggs developed in her ovaries.*

19 Weeks Pregnant – Changes for me

Round ligament pain, a sharp pain in your abdomen or hip area, is frequently experienced during the second trimester. This pain may present itself on one side or the other or both. Unfortunately, this pain is a typical part of the changes experienced during pregnancy.

19 Weeks Pregnant – Planning this week

Moms-to-be who are interested in maintaining or introducing natural herbs into their health and wellness or means for curing a concern should contact their healthcare provider or to a professional herbalist.  There are herbs that are associated with uterine contractions and could possible cause a miscarriage. Check with a provider before consuming any natural herbs.

19 Weeks Pregnant – Health Tips

Dizziness during pregnancy is often caused b low blood pressure which may be triggered by sleeping on your back.  Sleeping on your side helps reduce pressure on your aorta and vena cava which are two major blood vessels.   The pressure on these major blood vessels is called supine hypotension. Dizziness may occur if you get up quickly from a sitting or kneeling position. Gravity causes your blood pressure to drop which results in you feeling dizzy; this can be avoided by rising slowly.

19 Weeks Pregnant – Tips for my partner

It is usually fun to try new things, but it could go along way if you do something that you do not traditionally like to do in order to do something she wants to do.  The important part is to do it together.  It is just another way to invest in both she and the baby.

Last Updated: 11/2012

* All measurements are provided as a general guide for common pregnancy development which may vary depending on the nutrition, mother’s health or accurate dating of conception.  Every pregnancy is unique and may be experienced differently even for the same woman.  It is important to undertand that babies develop at a different rate even before they are born. The purpose of this developmental information is to give you a general idea of how your baby is growing, and you must remember that your baby’s growth may vary from that which is outlined.

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