- Created by: stg.pepper
- Created on: 29-10-20 22:18
- Vital Stats
- Increase in body temperature two weeks after ovulation
- Weight gain, especially in the second and third trimesters
- Mainly in the abdominal region, as the foetus and uterus grow.
- Also occurs in the breast tissue, as fat storages reaches around 2.3 KG to cope with the metabolic demands of breastfeeding.
- Plasma and blood volume increase, leading to raised heart rate, stroke volume, and cardiac output.