12'th Week of Pregnancy

12 week Pregnant
  • 12th week on the run! How do you feel now?

Changes in You
  • At this stage, you may notice that your stools are harder and drier, making you gassier. Also, you may find that your uterus has gotten too big to fit in its usual spot- the pelvis. The best news that 12th week brings along is that the risk of miscarriage has subsided further. The other frustrating early pregnancy symptoms like tiredness, morning sickness and nausea too plan to leave you alone while you head for the second trimester pregnancy. This in fact is a week to feel better and recover from the issues experienced earlier.There is a noticeable change as your heart's pace up as a result of the extra volume of blood in your body. Your hips widen, making room for the uterus to grow.

Changes in Your Baby
  • Your baby's crown to rump height turns out to be 2.5 inches. And what more? The baby presumes the size of a "cricket ball". Also, your baby's posture becomes less curled and more upright. The growth of your baby's head slows down, paving way for the rest of the body to catch up!The child's heartbeat can now be heard definitely by the Doppler technique! Your baby's face is complete and a tiny chin and nose will be apparent+ by now. Your baby might try to wrestle with you by producing small reflex actions, though it cannot be felt as it will be of less intensity!

Tips and Precautions
  • Continue the Iron and folic acid supplements Nutrition in Pregnancy till the end of 12 weeks and remember your next antenatal appointment. As long as there are no identified complications or concerns with your pregnancy, it is generally safe to travel at all times during your pregnancy. The ideal time to travel during pregnancy is during the second trimester.

    Look for signs of vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain. It may be a slight bleed or unnoticeable but it can prove to be loss of life. Look if you have greater womb or lesser womb than expected. See the Doctor. Complications of pregnancyAlso, avoid mixing with people having infectious diseases Infections during Pregnancy. Wash your face with a mild face wash twice a day to reduce acne and pimples

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