You are now
You are now
Your baby is growing quickly right now. The umbilical cord is fully formed around this time and is taking nourishment to your developing baby, as well as taking waste products away (like the pee pee!). Your baby is starting to look like a small person. Eyes and ears are completely formed, inside and out. Extend your little finger. That's about the size of your baby right now. The weight is approximately 10 grams, or about a third of an ounce. Your baby would now fit in the palm of your hand.
See how your baby grows in our week by week image gallery.
You may still feel tired and have morning sickness - but for most mums-to-be this passes by week 12/13. You may be offered a scan between 10 and 14 weeks. The sonographer will check for twins, confirm the date of the pregnancy and possibly look at the nuchal pad of skin, which can screen for Down's syndrome. Think about booking antenatal classes. Popular courses (such as the NCT's) get booked up pretty quickly. Keep eating healthily too - reach for a healthy snack rather than that chocolate bar (tempting though it is!). If you're expecting twins, you'll feel 'more' pregnant - bigger in size, and possibly more nauseous, and more tired. You will probably have a small 'bump' by now. Exciting!
Pregnancy facts: did you know that 'midwife' actually comes from the anglo-saxon word 'mit wif' meaning 'with woman'?
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