8 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

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Get in lots of naps now! Credit: GE Healthcare

Feeling sleepy? The first trimester is a time of exhaustion for many moms-to-be. Steal naps whenever -- and wherever -- you can. Your body is working overtime and you deserve the rest!

What's happening to baby: Your baby is now the size of a bean. His ears, bones, fingers, toes, eyes, ears, lips and nose are all in the process of forming.

What's happening to Mom: You've got up to 50 percent more blood circulating in your body and your uterus is now the size of a grapefruit (it will get much, much bigger).

9 Weeks Pregnant:What to Expect During Pregnancy

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Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.