Pregnancy Week 13 - Week 14

Baby Growth

  • Size is approximately 3.42 inches and 1.52 ounce.
  • Your baby is as big as a peach.
  • You’re finishing up your first trimester and entering your second.
  • Your baby’s fingerprints are developing, and your baby now has use of his or her liver and kidneys.
  • Small body hairs are beginning to grow, and the vocal cords are developing.
  • Your baby can also complete some finer movements, such as facial expressions and grasping movements.

You & Your Body

  • Your bump is getting bigger and your weight continues to increase. Healthy weight gain is 1-2 pounds per week.
  • You may still feel some round ligament pain.
  • You may also be experiencing increased energy and increased appetite.

Tips

  • If you dropped off on exercise, it’s time to pick it back up! You can start with some yoga and walking.
  • It’s time to make some arrangements. Consider what you will be doing for childcare.  Let your boss know that you are pregnant.  Let your children know that a little one is on the way.
  • Sign up for a childbirth class.
  • Make sure you are getting enough protein, iron, and calcium.
  • Check that your urine is clear and light yellow, indicating that you are getting enough fluids.
  • You may be able to start using your more sensitive fetal doppler at this point to start listening for your baby’s heartbeat.

Updated May 1, 2019

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