Pregnancy at weeks 1 to 4
When you conceive, your body’s hormone levels change, but you may not notice any signs that you’re pregnant yet.
Pregnancy at week 5
You may still wonder, at week 5, if you are pregnant, but you can do a pregnancy test the day after you miss a period.
Pregnancy at week 6
By week 6, your baby is growing quickly and you may notice the early signs of your pregnancy, such as feeling nauseous.
Pregnancy at week 7
Your baby is now about 1cm long and if you haven’t seen your doctor yet, now is a good time to start your antenatal care.
Pregnancy at week 8
By week 8, you might be experiencing morning sickness, need frequent trips to the toilet, and feel tired or moody.
Pregnancy at week 9
Your baby is now the size of a peanut. You won't be showing just yet, but you may have put on a little weight.
Pregnancy at week 10
Think about the prenatal screening tests you might have, and whether you want a dating scan to confirm your due date.
Pregnancy at week 11
During week 11, you might have your first ultrasound and see your baby for the first time.
Pregnancy at week 12
By week 12, your baby is the size of a plum but fully formed, with their organs, muscles, limbs and bones in place.
Pregnancy at week 13
At week 13 of pregnancy, you officially enter your second trimester and hopefully any morning sickness has eased off.
Pregnancy at week 14
By week 14, your baby’s organs have formed, their face is becoming more recognisable, and you may be feeling more energetic.
Pregnancy at week 15
By week 15, your baby may be able to respond to sound and light, while you are gaining weight and your skin and hair are changing.
Pregnancy at week 16
At week 16, you might begin to feel your baby moving, while hormonal changes may be affecting your libido.
Pregnancy at week 17
By week 17, you may want to start thinking about antenatal classes to help you and your partner prepare for the birth and beyond.
Pregnancy at week 18
By week 18, you may start to feel light-headed and dizzy, but you may also be able to find out whether you’re having a boy or a girl.
Pregnancy at week 19
By week 19, you will likely look very obviously pregnant, while your baby can now hear sounds from outside your body.
Pregnancy at week 20
By week 20, your baby is very active although you might feel breathless now and then and your back and hips may ache.
Pregnancy at week 21
At week 21, you should consider whether to do any travel since you may not be able to for much longer in your pregnancy.
Pregnancy at week 22
By week 22, some parts of your baby’s body are fully formed, while some women experience Braxton Hicks contractions about now.
Pregnancy at week 23
By week 23, your baby is practising to breathe in the womb and you might be experiencing some incontinence.
Pregnancy at week 24
Your baby is continuing to grow rapidly and might respond to light and sound. You might also find their movements are getting stronger.
Pregnancy at week 25
As you are approaching the end of the second trimester, you might be starting to feel a bit uncomfortable as your baby continues to grow.
Pregnancy at week 26
Your baby is starting to put on fat and muscle and as your baby grows, your centre of gravity will shift, so you might find that you are starting to w...
Pregnancy at week 27
Your baby is growing fast and probably quite active now. You'll also be gaining more weight and might even be getting some stretch marks.
Pregnancy at week 28
You are now in the third trimester and you'll probably be feeling many of the common discomforts of pregnancy, like a sore back, swelling, heartburn o...
Pregnancy at week 29
Your baby should weigh about 1kg by now and as your uterus pushes against your diaphragm and lungs, you might be feeling quite breathless.
Pregnancy at week 30
Your baby's reflexes are developing, and they may even be sucking their thumb or fingers. You might be tired and sore, but try to exercise and get eno...
Pregnancy at week 31
Feeling tired and emotional during the third trimester is very common, but it's important to discuss these feelings with your doctor or midwife.
Pregnancy at week 32
Your baby doesn't have a lot of room, but they will still be moving. The extra weight might cause you some back and pelvic pain which can make it diff...
Pregnancy at week 33
Your baby's brain and nervous system are now fully developed, and the baby is continuing to gain weight. You'll probably also be feeling sore and tire...
Pregnancy at week 34
As at the start of your pregnancy, you’re probably feeling tired and emotional. The baby doesn't have much room to move, but you might feel them kick ...
Pregnancy at week 35
You'll probably be having lots of Braxton Hicks contractions by now. It's your body's way of preparing for the birth. They should stop if you move pos...
Pregnancy at week 36
Your baby will by now be curled up and cramped inside your uterus and weigh about 2.5kg. Your bump may have moved down, putting pressure on your lower...
Pregnancy at week 37
By the end of week 37, your baby is considered full-term. You'll probably be very tired because of the extra weight so try and get as much rest as you...
Pregnancy at week 38
Your baby is now ready to be born and you could go into labour at any time. Make sure you have you plan for getting to the hospital and you have every...
Pregnancy at week 39
Your baby's weight gain should slow down since they are now ready to be born. You might soon start to notice the early signs of labour.
Pregnancy at week 40
Your baby will arrive very soon – if it hasn't already. Babies are rarely born on their due date and many go past 40 weeks.