Your baby is opening and closing fingers and toes and developing his or her brain.
Your baby is close to being fully developed by this point and just needs to keep growing!
You & Your Body
Hormones are still increasing. (Just a few more weeks of this!)
You may still be experiencing the same symptoms as last week, such as nausea, bloating, headaches, and vaginal discharge (clear).
Consult your doctor if your discharge has any of these colors: yellow, greenish, pink, or brown. Unless you’ve just had sex, also consult your doctor if you’re experiencing any spotting or bleeding, particularly if the flow is heavy or it is accompanied by cramping.
You may have some new symptoms: leg cramping, dizziness, and skin darkening due to hormones (not permanent), called the “linea negra”.
Continue with the extra rest and self-care, consider yoga or meditation.
Make sure to sit or lie down if dizziness arises.
If you’re getting headaches, try drinking more water, getting more rest, and making sure you are getting enough nutrients.
Your chances of a miscarriage are much lower at this point, and your baby might start showing soon, so you may want to think about how you will make the announcement official!
If you’re showing, it’s time to whip out that camera for some belly pics!
It may be a good time to start making some budgeting plans in preparation for the new baby if you haven’t already.