Pregnancy Week by Week

It is not always so easy to just calculate how many months you have been carrying your baby or which trimester you are in as the calculations of a pregnancy calendar is a little different than that of regular weeks and months. For instance, a month in pregnancy can consist of five weeks instead of four. So, it is quite common to get confused about how many months pregnant you are at a certain week.

Pregnancy Trimester, Month and Week Breakdown Chart

Which Trimester How Many Months How many Weeks
First 1 1-2, 3, 4
2 5, 6, 7, 8
3 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Second 4 14, 15, 16, 17
5 18, 19, 20, 21
6 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
Third 7 27, 28, 29, 30
8 31, 32, 33, 34, 35
9 36, 37, 38, 39, 40

The more you know about the 40 weeks your bundle of joy grows inside of you, the better you can help in his proper development. It is true that whatever a woman does during pregnancy is reflected in her baby’s physical and mental health.But having said that, not all complications, congenital problems and deformities are the mother’s fault; you can only follow your doctor’s guidelines and maintain a healthy lifestyle to keep your baby whole and healthy.