An overview of the stages of pregnancy
When a pregnancy is full-term, it means that it lasts 40 weeks, this is the duration of the typical pregnancy, which is dated from the date of conception (typically the last day of your most recent period) to the day of giving birth. This period of time is divided into three stages, known as trimesters. These trimesters are as follows: the first, second and third trimesters, with each one lasting between 12 to 14 weeks (about three months). Each trimester comes with its own symptoms due to hormonal changes as well as different physiological developments and changes.
It is good to know how your baby and your body are developing as the pregnancy progresses as this will help you to be prepared and equipped for the upcoming months, it is also best to know about the specific risks and other factors associated with pregnancy trimesters.
The following article explores an overview of what you need to know about the miracle foetus growing inside of you. Please note that this article is intended for informational purposes only and not as a professional medical opinion, it is best to consult with your doctor for that.
If you want to know all about the stages of your pregnancy, then read our article on the first trimester as we cover each week in detail.
This article on your second trimester of pregnancy will cover everything you need to know on a week-to-week basis...
Your third and final trimester is the most exciting one because at the end of it all, through all the symptoms, you should be walking away with a healthy little baby...