Week 9 of Pregnancy
Your baby is busy building muscle, but all you may want to do these days is take a nice long nap, hey making a baby is hard work! Take care of yourself and enjoy this time. Your baby is now approximately 13-17 mm crown to rump length, or about 0.51 - 0.66 inches. S/he also weighs in at 1 gram.
Week 10 of Pregnancy
On your baby's to-do list this week: Build bones and cartilage. On your agenda, increase your fiber intake to cope with pregnancy constipation. Your waistline is slowly disappearing! Remember to measure your waist and belly now! Comparing later can be a lot of fun!
Week 11 of Pregnancy
That adorable little thing inside your tummy is starting to look human about now, as you start feeling a bit more human yourself. Now that the nausea has started to pass you are ready to chow down! Your focus should be on nutrition rather than weight. You are now eating for two, but you should make everything you eat count. You will only need 300-500 calories extra a day while you are pregnant, less in the 1st trimester.
Week 12 of Pregnancy
While it may seem as if you've doubled in size over the past few weeks with pregnancy weight gain, it's your baby who actually has! S/he weighs about 14 grams and is approximately 3.54 inches in total length. Your placenta will take over the production of hormones around this time. If you have suffered from corpus luteum cysts they may begin to dissolve now. Your risk of miscarriage is reduced even further.
Week 13 of Pregnancy
As the first trimester comes to a close, your baby's about the size of peach, and as the second trimester begins you will feel a bit more peachy yourself! You are "over" the joys of early pregnancy and have more energy, you are also beginning to feel pregnant.
This website provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional.