Pregnancy week 9 to week 13
Well, hello mummies! Welcome to your third month of pregnancy. How are you doing so far? Hope all mummies out there are doing great. Let’s discover more on your baby development. Let’s learn together.
9th – 10th week of pregnancy
1) Baby as big as green olive
Definite human feature. This is a very crucial week for mummies out there. You need to pay extra attention this week. For your information, this week your baby is as big as green olive and you still have 31 weeks to go until your delivery. Your baby size is 2.54 cm and your baby is getting stronger. Your baby has a definite human feature such as the head is straightened out, ears are continuing to grow, making the baby look more human.
2) Baby heartbeat
Plus, you can hear your baby’s heartbeat on the ultrasound. You can ask your doctor when you are going for your appointment. But, you don’t have to worry if you did not hear any sound. Maybe, your baby is playing hide-and-seek, making it hard for the doctor to pick up the sound. Try again next time may be, mom? You will be able to hear it during your next appointment. Fingers and toenails developed. Your baby fingers and toenails have developed. Toes are visible and all baby essential organs like heart, brain, kidneys, liver and lungs have begun to develop. Fuzzy hair starts to develop during this week.
11th week of pregnancy
1) Baby is as big as a large strawberry.
Hello, baby bump! Without you realize, you have reached 11 weeks of your pregnancy and your baby is as big as a large strawberry and baby size is 4 cm. Baby torso straightened and started to form. Baby knees and ankles are starting to take shape and baby elbows are already working. Your baby has already taken human shape. Everything is complete with flex elbow but don’t get excited yet. Your baby’s arms are getting stronger, each one of it still teeny-tiny. Baby starts to wriggle inside the womb.
2) Your appetite increases
Every pregnant woman would experience this feeling, appetite increases, food cravings or aversion. It usually starts to emerge during the second trimesters and will begin to subside. Particularly, it happens because of your hormone that craves for something. Your appetite is gearing up to help you nourish your body and your baby.
12th week of pregnancy
1) Baby as big as a lime
Hello, mummies!!! You are almost at the end of the 1st trimester of your pregnancy. Without you realize it, your baby is already 5 - 6 cm, 14 g and as big as a lime. You have another 28 weeks to go. Keep going, mummies! At this week, your baby's eyelid remains closed and won’t open yet until 26 weeks. Your baby bump might show this week. Mummies should consider wearing comfortable clothes. Major organs are mainly developed but not fully functional. Fingers and toes started to show and it is time to bid farewell to those webbed fingers and toenails. In the meantime, fingernails and toenails begin to develop and next time, the nails themselves will start to grow. Major organs are mainly developed but not fully functional.
13th week of pregnancy
1) Baby as big as a lemon. Baby’s kidneys start to function
Finally, mummies, you are at your last week of the first trimester. Yay!! You might be curious about your baby development during this week. Well, here is information to ease your restlessness on your baby. This week, your baby is as big as a lemon, measuring 8 cm and weighing 28 g. Your baby’s kidneys start to function. With the development of their kidneys, babies are starting to pee into the amniotic fluid. Without you knowing, babies will swallow their amniotic fluid and urine. It may sound gross but fascinating at the same time. Also, baby’s spleen is busy producing red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout the body.
2) Baby’s fingerprints are starting to form
Baby’s fingerprints start to form and show their individuality. Those tiny little fingers are getting their unique fingerprints. Can’t wait to see those tiny fingerprints? It won’t be that long before you meet them. Time will come for you to meet them.