Changes in pregnancy

The main changes in the body of a woman during pregnancy occur under the influence of hormones, the ratio of which varies radically.

For example, the yellow body of the ovaries increases the production of progesterone, which not only secures the attachment of the fetal egg to the wall of the uterus, but also makes fat stores in the body of a pregnant woman.

Prolactin hormones and chorionic somatomamotropin make changes in the body of a pregnant woman in the form of an increase in the size of the mammary glands that must be ready for the production of breast milk.

During pregnancy, the abdominal muscles of the woman stretch and become longer, and the lumbar muscles that straighten the spine are shortened. And the volume of blood in a pregnant woman increases by 33-34 weeks by almost a third.

Discharge from the mammary glands during pregnancy

Most often, during pregnancy, a clear liquid is released from the chest, which is designed to prevent the milk ducts from clumping into the mammary gland.

Fingernails during pregnancy

How does hormonal reorganization affect nails during pregnancy, and why can their condition worsen?

Changes in the body of a woman at the 5th week of pregnancy

At the 5th week of pregnancy, you may notice some discomfort caused by physiological changes in the body associated with bearing a child. Many women talk about swelling of the breasts, fatigue and frequent urination.

Weight gain in pregnancy

To be happy, a woman should like herself. Therefore, a constant struggle with excess kilograms or with their shortage is being conducted with varying success constantly.

Uterus in early pregnancy

The increase in the uterus in the early stages is already observed from the fifth to the sixth week of pregnancy in the anteroposterior direction, and then in the transverse direction. At the same time there is a change in the shape of the uterus from pear-shaped to spherical. 

Thyroid and pregnancy

Diseases of the thyroid gland in pregnant women occupy one of the first places among the pathological processes in the endocrine system.

Breast in pregnancy

The mammary gland under pregnancy undergoes many changes and plays a very important role in the normal functioning of the female body. Let's consider the features of changes in the mammary gland during pregnancy.

Early pregnancy signs

"I read in the magazine that signs of early pregnancy are drowsiness, mood swings, irritability and tearfulness. So it turns out that I have been pregnant for three years already ... "

Nausea during pregnancy

Nausea during pregnancy can cause a lot of discomfort and a little cloud so joyful time. Nausea or, as doctors say, toxicosis happens in almost all pregnant women.

Pain in the chest during pregnancy

Pain in the chest during pregnancy can be caused by the following changes in the body of a woman: an increase in the level of hormones, swelling of the chest, the appearance of a venous network (due to increased blood flow), an increase in the sensitivity of the breast and nipples.

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