Pregnancy And Its Effects On Women Essay

998 Words Nov 20th, 2014 4 Pages
Pregnancy is something that occurs when you have unprotected sex and which the sperm fertilizes the egg after it is released from the ovary (ovulation), ovulation occurs at the midpoint of your cycle that will result in the migration into one of your fallopian tubes, where it can then be fertilized by sperm. Only women can become pregnant, However, Most women in their early 30’s or younger have a higher chance for normal pregnancies than women over the age of 35, which are at a higher risk for health problems during pregnancy such as, high blood pressure, diabetes, infections, even cancer. Every female body is different so depending on the circumstances not all women are able to have children. You can become pregnant if you are sexually active, also if you are not using any birth control contraceptive. Pregnancy lasts an average of 40 weeks, almost 10 months that are broke down into three trimesters. When becoming pregnant, many tests can be done to determine pregnancy such as, a pregnancy test, blood test, or sonogram. You are most likely to have symptoms of fatigue, morning sickness, swollen or tender breasts, constipation, increased urination, and of course mood swings, although, some women experience cramping or light bleeding. Morning sickness, mood swings, and weird cravings being the most common symptoms, which are all caused by the body going into different changes. Mood swings is caused by all the changes in your hormones, estrogen, and progesterone causing…

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