7 to 10 Weeks
Baby will weigh about ½ to 1 ounce and be about 2 ¼ inches long
What Is Happening With You And Your Body:
You may gain a pound or two.
Your waist and breast size increases, and your nipples begin to darken.
Uterus may feel like a small lump above your pubic bone. It is softer, rounded and larger and it crowds the bladder, so you may urinate more often.
Placenta is growing and more hormones are being produced.
Tissues around the vagina become bluish as more blood supply nourishes the baby.
Vaginal flow becomes thicker, whiter and stickier.
You may be more tired and have less energy this month.
Nausea (morning sickness) may still occur and it may be more noticed in the morning.
What Is Happening With Your Baby:
Eyes and ears are in a critical time of growth. Facial features are forming.
The head is large, since the brain grows faster than the other organs.
Cartilage, skin and muscles are starting to shape your baby's body.
The umbilical cord has formed.
Fingers, toes and fingernails are forming.
Stomach, liver and kidneys are developing.
The heart is beating.
Baby will weigh about ½ to 1 ounce and be about 2 ¼ inches long.
Common Discomforts During This Time of Your Pregnancy:
Fatigue and Tiredness
Increased Vaginal Discharge
Light headed and dizzy
Nasal Stuffiness and Bleeding
Nausea (Morning Sickness)