Congratulations you’re pregnant! Being pregnant is amazing but let’s be honest it’s tough on your body and your skin. As your pregnancy progresses your body is going to change dramatically as your little miracle grows inside you. A lot of the changes you’ll be expecting (we all know your belly is going to grow.) However it’s more than likely that some things you had no idea were going to happen. Now’s the time to do a little research and get prepared for the first trimester.
Read on to discover the changes your body can experience in your first trimester…
week 1 through to the end of your 13th week
For most mamas morning sickness is at it’s worst in the first trimester. Triggered by movement, strong smells or nothing at all have a look at our blog for our top tips on how to ease morning sickness.
A sudden change in hormones mean that suddenly you may not feel like yourself. If feeling really up then suddenly down is unusual for you it is a sign of pregnancy. (If you think its more serious contact your doctor to be screened for pre-natal depression).
With morning sickness comes a loss of appetite. You only need to gain 2-3 pounds in your first trimester as your baby is still small. Losing a small amount of weight is OK, as long as you pile on a couple extra pounds in the second and third trimester.
A growing bump
A tiny bump might soon start to make an appearance. Our Tummy Rub Butter is the first line of defence to help increase skin elasticity as early as possible to build skin strength and prevent those dreaded stretch marks. Pregnancy safe and smells amazing, use in your first trimester for the best protection against stretch marks for gorgeous skin.