9 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

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Don't skimp on workout sessions during pregnancy. Credit: GE Healthcare

Between exhaustion and morning sickness, exercise may be the last thing on your mind, but experts do recommend that pregnant women stay active. It can help prevent excess weight gain, boost energy and help you get your Zzzs. So take a daily walk, hit the gym or try prenatal yoga to stay in shape.

What's happening to baby: Your baby is now the size of a grape, and the tail at the bottom of his spinal cord is now gone. The heart now has four chambers, just like yours.

What's happening to Mom: You may feel more fatigued, thanks to hormonal changes, trouble sleeping and morning sickness. If you are having difficulty sleeping, you might want to change your sleeping position.

10 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

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