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Guide to Being Eight Weeks Pregnant


Some Things to Consider
Crackers and fruit are great choices for your sensitive stomach at this point in your pregnancy.
Crackers and fruit are great choices for your sensitive stomach at this point in your pregnancy.
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Each week of your pregnancy brings some new considerations, and here are a few for your eighth week:

  • In your quest for friendly food, try some fruit. It has great nutritional qualities, and it doesn't produce those horrible cooking smells.
  • In general, whether it's fruit, crackers or plain noodles, you might want to focus on foods you don't have to cook, at least for a few weeks.
  • You might become light-headed or faint. Your body doesn't have enough blood right now because it's preparing to feed the baby. So be alert to bouts of light-headedness, and prepare to take a rest if the faintness comes on.

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