It may seem weird but the very first day of your pregnancy is your very last period at the same time. It is worth to remember this date as you will be asked about it continuously. It is the date that is going to be used to determine your due date. Though your baby has not been conceived yet, your body has been preparing itself to receive an embryo. Uterine lining thickens in anticipation of your ovum. In the course of implantation, that is settling of fertilised ovum in your uterus, some spotting that resembles unusual period may appear.
Now you know that your pregnancy starts 2 weeks before potential conception. It may be weird, but you have to bear in mind that each of your menstrual cycles is tantamount to potential pregnancy, at least from the point of view of your body. To realize when you can get pregnant you should comprehend your own menstrual cycle. Average cycle lasts 28 days. The first day of the cycle is the first day of your period. About 14-th day of the cycle ovulation begins. That is the time when the potential to get pregnant increases. After abandoning ovary, your ovum migrates along fallopian tube and your body prepares for potential pregnancy. Within 12 to 24 hours, in the course of migration, this ovum may be fertilised. Though your baby has not been conceived yet, get your body prepared to receive an embryo. Primarily, neither drink alcohol nor smoke cigarettes as you never know when you may get fertilised. It may be worth to apply appropriate high-protein and high-folic acid diet that would protect your body against diseases of your nervous system.
You may have dreamt of having a baby for a long time, or the decision to have a baby was very difficult for you. Not everyone is so certain that they want to have a baby, right away. Regardless of the situation you find yourself in, right now you are experiencing the beginning of a completely new phase in your life. It will be full of beautiful moments, full of emotions, but also full of challenges. This small part of you and your partner will soon be born and will count on you very much, and you will gain unprecedented motivation to act. Being a dad is wonderful. Anyway, you will see for yourself.