Week 1-2: Since pregnancies are dated from the start of your last period, you aren’t pregnant for the first couple of weeks. Week 3: The fertilised egg makes its way along the fallopian tube and implants in your womb, which can cause some spotting. Week 4: Pregnancy hormones could already be causing symptoms such as breast tenderness and nausea, but you might confuse these with your usual pre-menstrual symptoms. Week 5: You can take a pregnancy test as soon as you miss a period. Week 6: Food cravings are common in early pregnancy. It’s important to eat well. Week 7: Fatigue and mood changes are common during the early months of pregnancy. Week 8: You might notice you’re drinking (and urinating) more often. Week 9: Morning sickness is often at its worst in the early stages of pregnancy. Week 10: Cramps, spotting and vaginal discharge are all common. Week 11: A slight baby bump may begin to appear. Week 12: You’re due for your nuchal scan. Week 13: Some of the earlier symptoms of pregnancy (like nausea) can improve, but new symptoms appear. Week 14: You’ve reached the second trimester. Week 15: Try a pregnancy massage if the skin on your bump is feeling itchy and stretched. Week 16: Ultrasound scans can tell if you’re expecting a boy or girl. Week 17: The bump should get more noticeable as your womb moves upwards. Week 18: Back pain gets more common. Week 19: You should soon be able to feel your baby is moving. Week 20: The anomaly scan is due. Week 21: You’ve reached the second half of pregnancy. Week 22: Talking or singing to your bump is a great way to bond as baby will hear your voice. Week 23: Stretch marks may be appearing. Week 24: Some women notice tiny spots of colostrum and you’ll probably have gone up a couple of cup sizes. Week 25: Braxton-Hicks contractions can start to appear. Week 26: Try to keep mobile to reduce aches and cramps. Week 27: This is a good time to plan for the birth. Week 28: You’re entering the third trimester of the pregnancy. Week 29: Your belly button might start to stick out. Week 30: Sleep on your left side to ensure better blood flow. Week 31: Take extra care when moving around as your balance is likely to be off and your joints may be looser. Week 32: You may notice it’s getting harder to breathe as your womb starts pushing upwards as your baby grows. Week 33: Many women notice their hair is looking particularly full and healthy. Week 34: Your breasts need extra support as they grow heavier. Week 35: Try changing positions to ease aches and pains caused by pressure or your baby’s movements. Week 36: It could be harder to sleep or to make yourself comfortable. Week 37: As your baby drops down into the pelvis, some symptoms such as constipation and heartburn can improve, but it can put more pressure on your bladder. Week 38: Make sure you’re getting plenty of rest when you can. Week 39: Watch out for signs of labour. Week 40: The due date arrives, but babies are often born a week or two early or late.