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3 Weeks Pregnant
If you know that you're pregnant at this point, you're really going to notice your pregnancy symptoms. The beginning of pregnancy is a time of rapid development of your baby, so your body is reacting to these changes.
The development of baby
The heart is beginning to beat this week
You'll be able to distinguish between the head and the `tail'
The brain is beginning to develop o The baby is now called an embryo
Measures 1.5 - 2.5 millimeters
The development of mom
Increased breast soreness
Possible increase in headaches
What baby is feeling
Baby's heart is now beating and neural networks are forming
What mom is feeling
Continuation of previous symptoms, but possibly intensifying
Some moms don't feel any symptoms, so if you're not sick right now,
Specific needs for the week
Make sure that you're getting some additional rest, if you can
Specific concerns for the week
If you have pregnancy symptoms, but then they disappear, call your
Special tip for mom
If your breasts are getting too sore when you sleep, try wearing a
sports bra to bed. The additional support can help relieve some pain.