This patient support community is for discussions relating to pregnancy, childbirth and maternity for babies due or born in December 2009.
What's Happening To Your Body
Physicians calculate your expected delivery date by adding 40 weeks (280 days) from the first day of your last period. This means that during your first two weeks of “pregnancy” you haven’t even conceived yet.
Your period has just started and you are considering conceiving. Your health will play the ultimate role in the ease of the pregnancy as well as the health of the baby. Now is the time to start developing these healthy pregnancy habits if you haven’t already.
What's Happening To Your Baby
During this first week, you are still menstruating. Your body is preparing for its next ovulation in which it will release a new egg — the beginnings of your baby.