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6 weeks pregnant : Complete info ,symptoms and development

When you are 6 weeks pregnant, pregnancy signs usually begin to appear and often cause discomfort. Generally at this time, some pregnant women will feel nausea, fatigue, and unstable emotions.

Although physically not so visible, 6 weeks pregnant women begin to be able to feel various kinds of changes in their body. Changes that occur during pregnancy are normal and are experienced by all pregnant women.



6 weeks pregnant


This week, the fetus's brain and nervous system develops very fast. The development of his eyes has begun to form with a marked dark spot. While the ears look like a small curve on the side of the head.

The fetal heart starts beating and can be detected through ultrasound. The baby's digestive and respiratory systems will begin to form properly. The stem cells will develop into the forearm of the arms and legs.

What are the changes in the mother's body at week 6?

At this stage of fetal development 6 weeks, you may feel more signs of pregnancy than last week. Here are some tips to help you through this period.

  • Watch your body. If you feel tired immediately take a break. Don't force yourself to work or do other physical activities.
  • Ask for assistance. Don't hesitate to ask your husband for help. If necessary, convey what you are feeling to your partner. If a friend or family offers help, don't reject it.
  • Enough sleep. If you are constantly drowsy, spend more time sleeping. If possible, go to bed early so that you can sleep longer.
  • Eat regularly. To maintain energy, you need a fuel supply from food. Make sure you meet your protein and carbohydrate intake during pregnancy. Also, make sure you get enough calories.

Nausea can make you not appetite. Choose foods that are easy for you to eat such as porridge and soup. Add a little ginger to help reduce nausea.
Keep moving. Pregnancy is not an excuse for not doing any activity at all. Try to keep moving by doing a variety of light and easy physical activities. You can walk leisurely for 30 minutes or swim in the morning. This will energize you and help you sleep better at night.
Consult your doctor if your fatigue does not diminish or get worse. There may be other causes for your fatigue. Doctors can provide the right diagnosis.

Maintain pregnancy at 6th week

You may worry about urinating frequently. Don't worry because this is very normal. HCG pregnancy hormones cause you to urinate frequently. This increases blood flow to the kidneys to remove dirt from your body and your baby. Remember, you urinate not only for you, but also for the baby.

Here are some tips that can be done to support fetal development 6 weeks:

  • Lean forward when urinating. This helps empty the bladder. When you have finished urinating, urinate again to make sure that your bladder is completely empty, so as not to go back and forth to the bathroom.
  • Many drink. Don't be afraid to drink because you often urinate. Because your body and your baby need lots of fluids during pregnancy, plus dehydration can cause urinary tract infections.
  • Avoid caffeine. Caffeine causes you to urinate more often.
  • These symptoms are very disturbing, but urinating can help remove all the dirt from your body and your baby.

What do I need to discuss with the doctor on week 6?

In the development of the fetus 6 weeks of pregnancy, the euphoria of pregnancy can turn into fear. There are many fears that may come to you, especially if this is your first pregnancy.

This is normal. Don't feel depressed. The doctor can assure you that your baby is fine. If you experience signs and symptoms that are felt to be unnatural, immediately consult a doctor.

Tests that may be needed at 6 weeks' gestation
You will undergo a physical test when visiting a doctor such as weighing your weight, height, blood pressure, and overall health.

Some blood tests can be done during the first visit to determine your blood group (A, B, AB or O) and Rh factor (Rh positive or Rh negative), and determine whether you still have immunity to some diseases from previous immunizations, such as rubella and hepatitis B.

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