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7 Week Pregnancy - Best Time for Pregnancy Announcement

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Pregnancy announcement is one of the crucial steps for a couple towards a having a baby. 7 week pregnancy is the best time which couples can do pregnancy announcement. 7 weeks pregnancy ultrasound is suggested to pregnant women. hCG test and urine tests help are advised for the pregnant women.

Week 7 pregnancy is very crucial for a pregnant woman. You should take extra care and affection so that you can feel better and more relaxed for the new life developing inside you.

Overview - Week 7 Pregnancy

Being 7 weeks pregnant, means it’s high time now that you won't be able to keep it a secret from those around you. If you are 7 weeks pregnant, you will be feeling little twigs, turns and tingling in your belly. In 7 weeks pregnant women, the baby would be sized like a blueberry. An embryo in week 7 pregnancies will be almost 0.51 inches long and will double its size in the upcoming week. You may not feel too much in the sense of physical appearance, but being 7 weeks pregnant a sense of developing life will surely start creeping in. Obviously, it’s early to share week 7 pregnancy news and you will want to wait for your 7 weeks pregnant symptoms to show up. So till then enjoy this time.

7 Week Pregnant Symptoms

  • Nausea/ Puckish feeling -This is a very common 7 weeks pregnant symptom. You will be feeling puckish and nauseated (feeling to vomit) during your week 7 pregnancy. You may also feel morning sickness. It happens due to hormonal imbalances. Once they get back to normal, nausea and morning sickness will go off. You can help it with ginger, garlic, avocados or sesame seeds. 7 weeks pregnant woman can use acupressure wristbands to cope better.

7 weeks pregnant symptoms

  • Craving for Food/ Aversions -During your week 7 pregnancy, you may feel a strong urge or craving for certain food items. While on the other hand, you may even feel detestation from the very food items you thought were delicious. It is a normal 7-week pregnant symptom to follow your craving for food. But be careful and do not indulge too much as you can gain weight which can affect your pregnancy. You should follow a proper diet plan during your 7-week pregnancy.
  • Acne -As you undergo certain hormonal changes during your week 7 pregnancy, it's quite possible that you may get acne and pimples. You should not over wash or over scrub. You can use some natural remedies like honey and coconut. It will balance your hormone and wouldn’t have any side effects. Make sure you consult your gynecologist before using any kind of artificial remedies (or any lotion or medicine).
  • More Saliva -It is one of the rare 7 weeks pregnant symptoms, but it may occur as part of your cravings and aversions. If you are too much prone to nausea and vomiting, you are more likely to secrete more saliva. This also happens due to hormonal imbalances. Once you have balanced them, the saliva production will reduce.
  • Mood Swings/Irritations -Having mood swings during week 7 pregnancy is very common and it can happen due to hormonal issues or if you are stressed or over thinking about your pregnancy. One should definitely avoid such feelings and thoughts through meditation or Yoga.
  • Cramping/ Spotting -With the onset of week 7 pregnancy, you may feel cramping and spotting as your cervix will be more sensitive during these starting months. You may even have these 7 weeks pregnant symptoms before you feel the baby’s movement. This week 7 pregnancy can be disturbing. If you are bleeding heavily or you are feeling severe cramps and pain, then please do consult your doctor immediately. However, in most cases, such symptoms are not a sign of miscarriage but do make sure not to take any risk.

7 Weeks Pregnancy Cramping

Lineups for 7 Week Pregnancy

  • Get an ultrasound done. You will get a picture of a new life growing inside you. This can even help you with managing your mood swings during week 7 pregnancy.

Ultrasound image of 7 weeks pregnant

  • Have blood and urine tests done, to check your HCG levels. It will help you balance your hormones.
  • With a proper diet plan and health measures, it’s equally important to look after hygiene and cleanliness. Choose your shampoo, soap, hair dye, perfumes, and body wash and other beauty products very carefully. Keep your beauty stuff separate and use them wisely.
  • Check the medicines you are taking. Sometimes, you may not need it and you can meet the requisite amount of vitamins and minerals through fruits and vegetables – in such cases avoid them. Always consult before taking any medicine, especially when its week 7 pregnancy.

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Dr. Sheetal Pandey Tejwani

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Gynecologic Surgeon, Laparoscopic Surgeon Dr. Sheetal Pandey Tejwani
Mumbai

Dr. Sheetal Pandey Tejwani is an Infertility Specialist, Gynecologic Surgeon and Obstetrician, located in Mumbai and having an experience of almost a decade. Her alma mater is B J MEDICAL COLLEGE in Pune from where she completed her MBBS and MS in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2007 and 2009, respectively. In the following year, she pursued her DNB in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her Post Doctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine from Krishna IVF Vizag and Nadkarni IVF Centre, Surat in 2013. She is the member of 3 different associations i.e. Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR), Indian Medical Association (IMA), and Association of Medical Consultants. Her area of expertise includes Tubectomy/Tubal Ligation, Hysterectomy (Abdominal/Vaginal), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), Caesarean Section and In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF). She is a consultant in Veda Fertility And Urology Care, Mira Road and is a visiting consultant in Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road, Mumbai. You can get the contact details of Dr. Sheetal Pandey Tejwani at elawoman.com

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Devika Chawdhary

My vaginal discharge was yellowish in colour and yesterday I noticed spotting. Is it normal or should I visit my consultant?

Oct. 3, 2018, noon 5.0

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Deepika Chandra

I have conceived by IUI after 3 years of trying. And my doctor suggests it is a crucial time because most of the miscarriages happen around this period only. Is there something I could do to prevent miscarriage in my 7 weeks of pregnancy?

Aug. 23, 2018, 4:52 p.m. 4.5

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Chitra Mehra

Is baby bump visible at 7 weeks of pregnancy?

June 12, 2018, 2:49 p.m. 4.5

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Rekha Agarwal

During 7 week pregnancy, the baby's heart is beating around 160 beats per minute compared to your 60-100 bpm and the baby has webbed fingers and toes in hands and toes respectively. It looks really nice to see the baby through ultrasound.

Oct. 26, 2017, 3:45 p.m. 4.5

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Morales Valdez

There is a very interesting fact related to 7 weeks pregnant woman. It has been often found that would be mothers who are 7 weeks pregnant with twins tend to have more sensations of nausea and vomiting than the ones having a single child. It is because of the increased level of hormones inside th...

Oct. 26, 2017, 3:08 p.m. 5.0

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