Thursday, May 23, 2019
Week by Week- Pregnancy

12 Weeks Pregnant


12 weeks

Your 12 weeks pregnant!!

196 days to go!

 

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Baby is measuring: 2.1 inches & 0.5 oz ๐Ÿ“
Size: Clementine or plum ๐ŸŠ

 

Your baby:

You reached the end of your first trimester!!

You baby developed from a ball of cells to an active fetus! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

Baby can open his or her mouth and yawn, hiccup, and swallow. More complex sucking movements cannot be identified until 18-20 weeks. Swallowing encourage gut development.

The umbilical cord is short and thick at this stage but it will lengthen as the baby grows.

Baby is hard at work building bones and cartilage.

He or she is now developing reflexes-if you poke ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป baby’s body, you’ll likely see movement.

Baby’s opening and closing fingers and curling toes too.

Lastly, your baby is about to enter the growth and maturation stage, in which organs and tissues will grow and develop rapidly. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป

 

Your body:

Your hormones should calm down a bit which means less nausea and fatigue!

More discharge, to protect your vagina from infection.

Noticeably bigger belly. ๐Ÿคฐ๐Ÿผ

Headaches and dizziness may start to intensity around this time, which could be caused by hormones, vision changes, drops in blood sugar, dehydration or stress.

 

Things to do: ๐Ÿ“

  • Schedule your 14 week prenatal visit.
  • Stock up on pregnancy foods. ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿฅ—
  • Share the news with family and friends! ๐Ÿ“ฃ

 

Sources: ๐Ÿ–ฅ

https://www.thebump.com/

https://www.babycenter.com/

https://www.glowing.com/



Kendall | Owner of Simple Blonde Momma
<p>โ–ช Married โ–ช Mother โ–ช Blogger โ–ช</p>
https://simpleblondemomma.com

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