Your baby grows to be about 2 ¼ inches long and weight approximately ½ to 1 ounce. Your baby’s head is large because its brain is growing faster than its other organs. Its heart beats. Its stomach, liver and kidneys are forming. Cartilage, skin and muscles are starting to give shape to your baby’s body. Its fingers and toes are forming. Their fingernails are beginning to appear. Its facial features are forming.
The placenta continues to grow and produce more hormones. Your breast increase in size. Your growing uterus crowds into the space near your bladder and you begin to urinate more frequently. You may still have nausea, more noticeable in them morning. You may still feel more sleepy and tired than usual. You waistline may begin to get bigger. You may gain a pound or two by the end of this month.
Get a prenatal check up this month.and plan to have them regularly. Take your prenatal vitamins as directed. Discuss with your OB provider any medications you can take during your pregnancy. Start a daily habit of exercise, walk and or swimming.