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Pregnancy is a time of great physical and emotional change for women. Everything from belly size to heartbeat speed will change over the 9 months leading up to childbirth. 

Partly the result of hormonal fluctuations and partly the physical strain of carrying extra body weight, pregnant women can expect to buy new bras, search for ways to alleviate swollen ankles, gasp for breath after climbing a few stairs, and marvel at how quickly their nails grow.

Check out the infographic below for a complete look at the changes women can anticipate during pregnancy.

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