Pregnancy Tracker
Months 1 & 2

  • By the end of month 2, your baby is about ½ inch long or the size of a cashew. The organs are formed and the heart is beating
  • You may be experiencing: fatigue, nausea, swollen and tender breasts, frequent urination, moodiness, and bloating
  • What you should be doing: find a provider, be assigned a due date, take prenatal vitamins, get plenty of rest, and maintain your exercise regimen.
Month 3

  • By the end of month 3, your baby is 2 inches long and weighs about ½ ounce. The fingers and toes are forming and you can hear the heart beat at your providers office
  • You may be experiencing: fatigue, acne, breast enlargement, constipation, and moodiness or sadness
  • What you should be doing: get regular prenatal care, increase fluids like juice and water, exercise, and rest
Month 4

  • By the end of month 4, your baby is about 5 inches long and weighs about 5 ounces. Facial features are forming and the fetus can hear sounds.
  • You may be experiencing: more energy, abdominal pain or stretching, bleeding gums, strange dreams, and food cravings
  • What you should be doing: continue to exercise and eat well. Get plenty of rest and drink water
Month 5
(halfway there!)

  • By the end of month 5, your baby weighs about a pound and is 10 inches long. Their digestive system is forming and working
  • You may be experiencing: fetal movements, more energy, low back pain, nasal congestion, dizziness, and forgetfulness
  • What you should be doing: enjoy the fetal movements, exercise and sleep on your side for comfort
Month 6

  • By the end of month 6, your baby weighs 1 ½ pounds and is a foot long. The lungs are formed and there is increased muscle tone
  • You may be experiencing: heartburn, hot flashes, racing heartbeat, and aches and pains
  • What you should be doing: continue with prenatal care, think about future contraception
Month 7

  • By the end of month 7, your baby weighs 2 ½ pounds and is 14 inches long. Their eyes can open and close and they will respond to sounds
  • You may be experiencing: increase fatigue, low back and pelvic bone pain, constipation, Braxton Hicks or body preparing contractions
  • What you should be doing: think of a birth plan (woohoo!) and maintain healthy habits
Month 8

  • By the end of month 8, your baby weighs 5 pounds and is 1 ½ feet long. They are gaining weight and getting longer. They could be getting into head down position
  • You may be experiencing: shortness of breath, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, leg swelling and cramps, and itchy skin
  • What you should be doing: get plenty of rest and prepare for delivery. Plan on breast or bottle feeding
Month 9
(almost there!)

  • By the end of month 9, your baby is 6-7 pounds. They will gain about ½ pound per week until delivery.
  • You may be experiencing: frequent urination, Braxton Hicks contractions, leg swelling and discomfort, pelvic pressure, and trouble sleeping
  • What you should be doing: get in comfortable positions and stretch, prepare your home and car for baby
Month 10
(yay!)

  • By the end of month 10 (yes pregnancy is a 10-month process) your fetus is between 6 and 9 lbs and is 18-20 inches long and ready to be born
  • You may be experiencing: frequent urination, snoring, and contractions or labor
  • What you should be doing: make sure you know how to get a hold of your provider for guidance and enjoy your birth