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Pregnancy. Symptoms of Each Trimester. 1 st Trimester Symptoms. Nausea & Vomiting Morning Sickness Pressure on Bladder. 1 st Trimester Symptoms. Begin taking prenatal vitamins Skin may break out from hormone changes Symptoms of EXTREME fatigue. 1 st Trimester Symptoms.

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Symptoms of Each Trimester

1 st trimester symptoms
1st Trimester Symptoms
  • Nausea & Vomiting
  • Morning Sickness
  • Pressure on Bladder
1 st trimester symptoms1
1st Trimester Symptoms
  • Begin taking prenatal vitamins
  • Skin may break out from hormone changes
  • Symptoms of EXTREME fatigue
1 st trimester symptoms2
1st Trimester Symptoms
  • Need to urinate more frequently due to increased hormone levels
    • Angry, sad, happy, FOR NO REASON!
1 st trimester symptoms3
1st Trimester Symptoms
  • Can 1st Hear Baby’s Heartbeat using a Doppler
1 st trimester symptoms4
1st Trimester Symptoms
  • May feel forgetful, drop things, and even have trouble concentrating
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Tender Breasts
2 nd trimester symptoms
2nd Trimester Symptoms
  • Slightly Tender, Larger Breasts
  • Stronger Food Cravings, Less Nausea
2 nd trimester symptoms1
2nd Trimester Symptoms
  • Don’t Feel As Tired
  • Feels the BEST during this Trimester
2 nd trimester symptoms2
2nd Trimester Symptoms
  • Ultrasound can 1st Detect Gender now
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Constipated/Bloated
2 nd trimester symptoms3
2nd Trimester Symptoms
  • Can feel baby’s first movements (quickening)
  • Dad can participate more / get more excited about pregnancy!
  • “Couvade Syndrome”
2 nd trimester symptoms4
2nd Trimester Symptoms
  • Nipples & area around nipples (areola) get darker and broader
  • A small amount of thin fluid (colostrum) may leak out of nipples
2 nd trimester symptoms5
2nd Trimester Symptoms
  • Dark line develops on skin between your navel & pubic area (“linea nigra”)
  • “mask of pregnancy” or darker area of pigmentation may develop on face
2 nd trimester symptoms6
2nd Trimester Symptoms
  • Pink toothbrush from bleeding gums
  • Still forgetful, clumsy, & stupid 
  • BABY IS VERY ACTIVE—can feel him/her moving all over the place!
3 rd trimester symptoms
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Swelling in hands or feet (EXTREME swelling may be a symptom of hypertension/preeclampsia)
3 rd trimester symptoms1
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Stretch Marks
  • Constipated/Bloated
3 rd trimester symptoms2
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Heart Burn & Indigestion
3 rd trimester symptoms3
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Braxton Hicks Contractions
  • Feel rather uncomfortable/big/clumsy

By Week 36, you will be tiring easily, may be having trouble finding a comfortable sleeping position and you may even be experiencing Braxton-Hicks contractions as your body gets prepared for the arrival of your new baby.

3 rd trimester symptoms4
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • May feel short of breath (as the uterus pushes up against the diaphragm) & the tired feelings return
3 rd trimester symptoms5
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Back pain as your baby grows 12” Long
  • Foot pain, Leg pain, Hip Pain
3 rd trimester symptoms6
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Baby drops into pelvis— “Lightening”
  • Have to urinate more often because baby is sitting on your bladder
3 rd trimester symptoms7
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Small amount of thin fluid (colostrum) leaks from nipples
  • Breasts become larger/more engorged
3 rd trimester symptoms8
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Navel pushes out
  • Begin to walk differently to accommodate weight/size of fetus
3 rd trimester symptoms9
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • You can see fetus move from the outside
  • You feel significant decrease in fetal kicking, but an increase in gentle rolling, stretching, and quiet periods
3 rd trimester symptoms10
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Mom and Dad are getting more excited, prepared, and FREAKED OUT!
3 rd trimester symptoms11
3rd Trimester Symptoms
  • Brief “energy” spurt before labor and delivery