Month 1Signs of pregnancy may not be noticeable yet
Month 2-Brests begin to swell
-Need to urinate more frequently
Month 3-Breasts become firmer and fuller, may ache
-Nausea, fatigue, and frequent urination
-Abdomen becomes slightly larger. The uterus is about the size of an orange
-Weight gain may total 2-4 pounds
Month 4-Abdomen continues to grow slowly
-Most discomforts of early pregnancy, such as morning sickness are usually gone
Month 5-Enlarge abdomen becomes apparent
-Slight fetal movements felt
-Increased size may begin to affect posture
Month 6-Fetal movements sensed as strong kicks, thumps, and bumps. Some may be visible
-Weight gain by the beginning of this month may total 10-12 pounds.
Month 7-Icreased size may affect posture
Month 8-Discomfort may result from increased size. Backache, leg cramps, shortness of breath, and fatigue are common.
-Fetal kicks may disturb mothers rest
-Weight gain totals about 18-20 pounds
Month 9-Lightening felt as the fetus drops into the pelvis.
-Breathing becomes easier
-Other discomforts may continue
-Total weight gain of 25-35 pounds is typical
-False labor pains may be experienced
9 Month of Pregnancy