11 to 14 Weeks
Baby will weigh about ¼ pound and is about 2 ¼ inches long
What Is Happening With You And Your Body:
You will begin to feel better by the end of this month.
You will usually be less sick to your stomach.
You will usually have more energy.
You may have gained about two to three pounds.
You may begin to feel more hungry.
The placenta is formed and hormones are keeping your pregnancy healthy. You may be able to feel your uterus above the pubic bone and your uterus may harden from contractions.
You may have trouble with constipation.
You may sweat more.
You may have mood swings, such as being happy or sad for no reason.
What Is Happening With Your Baby:
The baby is still too tiny for you to feel movement.
Ears, arms, hands, fingers, legs, feet and toes are completely formed this month.
The taste buds are forming.
The neck is well shaped.
The head can be held up.
Reflex movements allow your baby's elbows to bend, legs to kick and fingers to form a fist.
The heart beat is 120 to 160 beats a minute.
Blood goes through the cord to the baby.
About one cup of amniotic fluid surrounds your baby in the sac.
Baby's kidneys circulate the fluid swallowed by the baby back into the amniotic sac.
Baby will weigh about ¼ pound and is 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)