Your body goes through many changes during pregnancy. This new series explores what's happening within your body to help grow your baby and prepare you for motherhood. In this episode, we'll focus on the placenta. What is it and what is its role during pregnancy?
When you first find out you're pregnant, you probably aren't thinking much about your cervix. But this tiny organ is already preparing for your baby. It softens, lengthens, elongates, dilates, thins, and does all sorts of interesting things right up to the moment your baby is born. Learn more about what causes these changes and what it means for your labor and delivery experience!
Your body experiences many changes throughout pregnancy. The uterus becomes 1000 times its normal size. Learn more about the uterus and how it protects your baby and helps it grow throughout pregnancy.
There are many changes your breasts experience as your body prepares to nourish your little one. We'll break down the stages and give you a better idea of what to expect during the next nine months.