Know What to Expect Week-by-Week
Week 1: The Menstrual Cycle
Week 2: Ovulation and Fertilization
Week 3: Implantation
Week 4: Where’s My Period?
Week 5: Why Am I So Tired??
Week 6: First Doctor’s Visit
Week 7: Morning (and Noon and Night) Sickness
Week 8: Dashed Hopes
Week 9: Teratogens, or What to Avoid When You’re Expecting
Week 10: Chorionic Villus Sampling
Week 11: Eating for Two
Week 12: No, You’re Not Losing Your Mind, You’re Just Pregnant
Week 13: Interpretation of Prenatal Blood Tests
Week 14: Telling the World
Week 15: More Blood Tests: The "Triple Screen"
Week 16: Amniocentesis
Week 17: Financial Considerations
Week 18: Baby Pictures
Week 19: There’s a Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On!
Week 20: Baby Is Exercising—And So Should You
Week 21: Why Do I Have to Get On That Darn Scale!
Week 22: Baby, Oh Baby, the Places You’ll Go
Week 23: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Week 24: Born Too Soon
Week 25: Bleeding
Week 26: Working Nine to Five
Week 27: It’s a Boy and a Girl and . . .
Week 28: Too Sweet
Week 29: Divide and Conquer
Week 30: Preterm Labor
Week 31: It’s a Family Affair
Week 32: Learning About Labor
Week 33: Blueprint for Birth
Week 34: High Blood Pressure and Pre-Eclampsia
Week 35: Here’s Looking at You, Kid
Week 36: To Breast or Not to Breast, That Is the Question
Week 37: The Home Stretch
Week 38: Pain Control
Week 39: Cesarean Section and VBAC
Week 40: Labor Day
Postparcum: Where’s the Instruction Manual?