Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms and changes in body

Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms
Written by Tina singh

Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms and changes in body are normally similar to the previous month. But some extra changes also occur in the body. Woman’s body undergoes many changes to accommodate a growing baby.

This month, ovary continue to produce progesterone hormone which is important to maintain the pregnancy. Blood circulation in the body increases to meet the needs of the unborn baby. And it leads to raise the body temperature.

Abdomen begin to swell ever so slightly. Uterus size also increases but it is still hidden within the pelvis.

Morning Sickness or Nausea

Morning Sickness or Nausea

Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy are common symptoms and it affect around 85% of women. Morning sickness begin around the first week and continue through the 2nd or 3rd month of pregnancy.

Normally nausea has zero impact on mother’s health or the baby’s health. Depression, low concentration and aversion to certain food are condition feel during pregnancy.

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Increasing Urination Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms

Increasing Urination Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms

Visits to the washroom are now more frequent than ever. Frequent urination during early pregnancy is related to hormones. After the embryo implants itself on the uterus, women’s body produces the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone that triggers an increase in urination.

Increased Mood Swings Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms

Increased Mood Swings Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms

Pregnancy hormones often make women crazy. If you are two months pregnant and experiencing mood swings, you are not alone. Sometimes, you may be full of enthusiasm or sometimes depressed. It is because of hormones estrogen and progesterone. They affect the level of brain chemicals that regulate mood.

Food aversion and cravings

Food aversion and cravings

Hormonal changes coupled with a nutritional deficiency can lead to crazy food cravings. Certain food items may not be fulfil your hunger. There is different criteria for different women. Some food you cannot able to smell and taste.

Sometimes suddenly you want particular food at that time. Without that food you cannot resist.

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Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms Body Changes

Along with progesterone and estrogen, women’s body also produces a hormone hCG.  Estrogen and progesterone hormone help to maintain the pregnancy and hCG ensures that the body does not treat the baby as an intruder. New symptoms like vaginal discharge and bloating will appear. To avoid constipation drink plenty of water and eat high-fiber food.

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Heartburn and Indigestion Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms

Heartburn and Indigestion Pregnancy 2nd month symptoms

During pregnancy heartburn and indigestion are a common problem. A full stomach, acidic and bitter taste in the mouth, or a burning sensation in the chest and throat are some common symptoms. Your hormones are to be blamed for this as well. Large amounts of progesterone and estrogen produced in the body cause the muscle tissues around the gastrointestinal tract (GI) to relax.

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