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First Trimester of Pregnancy: What to Expect (A Timeline Infographic)

For many moms, the first trimester of pregnancy can be overwhelming. It’s marked by an invisible, yet amazing, transformation which happens quickly. Knowing what physical and emotional changes to expect during the first trimester can help you face the months ahead with confidence.

How Should You Take Care of Yourself?

It’s important for a woman to be aware of what to do and what to avoid while pregnant, so they can take care of themselves and her developing baby. With the changes that come with your pregnancy, it’s imperative that you take note of how you move forward with your way of life.

We’ve listed 6 points to consider and steps to take in your first trimester of your pregnancy:

  1. Habits that can negatively affect your pregnancy 
  2. Scheduling an OB-GYN in advance 
  3. Parental proactivity
  4. Staying active 
  5. Recommended foods to eat 


  1. Corrales-Gutierrez, I. Baena-Antequera, F. Gomez-Baya, D. Leon-Larios, F. Mendoza, R. (2022). ‘Relationship Between Eating Habits, Physical Activity and Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Pregnant Women’. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. Available at <>
  2. Ben-Joseph, E.P. (2018). ‘Staying Healthy During Pregnancy (For Parents)’. Kids Health Org. Available at <>

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Topics: Pregnancy, Women's Health

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