Bodily Changes During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is time of great physical and emotional change. Everything from the size of your belly to the speed at which your heart beat changes over the months leading up to childbirth is affected. With changes caused both by hormonal fluctuations and the physical strain of carrying extra body weight, pregnant women can expect to buy new bras, search for ways to alleviate swollen ankles, gasp for breath after climbing a few stairs, and marvel at how quickly their nails grow. Check out the infographic below from Healthline for a more complete look at the changes women can anticipate during pregnancy.

What pregnancy changes concern you most? What changes during pregnancy surprised you most?

 

How a woman’s body changes when she’s pregnant

Source: Healthline
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