Pregnancy calendar: 10-14 weeks

The baby acquires clearer facial features, and mommy feels an improvement in mood. Nausea and heartburn may bother you until the middle of the second trimester.

10 weeks pregnant

Mother

If the result of blood morphology is somewhat different from the “normal” indicators, you should not panic, small deviations are acceptable. Iron deficiency is most common among pregnant women, in this case, the doctor will recommend an effective drug and suitable nutrition. Sometimes additional vitamins for pregnant women are prescribed.

Child

The fetus at this stage looks like a small person with all the internal organs. Between the fingers, the membranes disappear, the handles in the elbow joint unbend. The eyelids are formed, but so far they do not open. The heart beats at a frequency of 140-180 beats per minute. Coccyx – parietal growth is almost 4 cm.

11 weeks pregnant

Mother

Nausea gradually disappears, appetite improves, however, you should not eat for two, this statement is extremely erroneous. The ideal weight gain for the entire pregnancy is 9-12 kg. Worried about heartburn ? Proper nutrition will help get rid of it, avoid fatty foods and carbonated drinks, eat more often, but in small portions. Do not take any medication without consulting your doctor. If you are still struggling with a bad mood and chronic fatigue, allow yourself a good rest, walk more in the fresh air.

Child

The fetal head leans back from the chest, and the neck becomes thinner. The liver fills almost the entire abdominal cavity, in the womb it produces blood, and then moves on to the production of bile, processing sugar and cleansing the body of toxins. The intestine at this time is located at the base of the umbilical cord, by about 12 weeks it takes its place. Baby weight 8 g, length about 5 cm.

12 weeks pregnant

Mother

The first trimester is coming to an end, which is good news, because most women feel much better during this period. There is a desire for intimacy, if the doctor does not forbid, there are no grounds for refusal, it will not harm the baby.

Child

The sex of the child is already well determined on ultrasound , unless, of course, the baby is in a position convenient for the specialist. The skin and muscles thicken, the child practices the first skills – sucks a finger, makes chest movements resembling breathing, touches the umbilical cord. At the end of the first trimester, the beginnings of hair follicles appear, the formation of the lungs, pancreas and thyroid gland comes to an end. Increases the amount of amniotic fluid for free swimming. With a placental weight of 50 g, a man receives 1.5 g of protein per day. The baby weighs 10-14 g, and his height is 6 cm.

13 weeks pregnant

Mother

The best time to use cosmetics against stretch marks. The beginning of the second trimester is the deadline for prenatal testing, which shows the presence or absence of genetic diseases in the fetus. Remember that, first of all, the study is necessary for the child, even if you are not at risk, do not refuse it.

Child

The fetus is looking more and more like a baby. Ears and eyes have taken their place, miniature vocal cords have appeared in the throat, the rudiments of permanent teeth are formed. The liver secretes bile, the pancreas secretes insulin. The fetus swallows amniotic fluid, training the kidneys and the digestive system. The baby distinguishes taste, his taste buds are fully formed.

The intestine slowly changes its position and moves to the inside of the abdominal cavity. The baby yawns, moves his head, wrinkles his forehead, sucks his thumb and moves freely in the amniotic fluid. Muscles, bones and joints are formed. The little fidget weighs 18 g, and its length from head to tailbone is 7-8 cm.

14 weeks pregnant

Mother

With a second pregnancy, loose clothing becomes a necessity, the tummy has grown enough to change the usual clothing size. If this is the first pregnancy, it will noticeably increase in a few weeks. From this point on, you will start gaining weight regularly. The baby is actively moving, but the movements are not noticeable.

Child

The fetus makes full use of free space – turns over, stretches to its full height, swings its arms and legs. These exercises improve the nervous system and strengthen the muscles. In the brain, 250,000 new nerve cells mature every minute! Almost the entire body becomes sensitive to touch, with the exception of the coccyx and the sides of the head, these parts are most vulnerable to pressure during childbirth, so nature has deprived them of sensitivity so that the baby feels better at such a crucial time. Coccyx – the parietal size of the fetus is 9 cm, weight 25 g.

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