The week 12 is behind you and you face the 13th week of pregnancy with a lot of enthusiasm and illusion. It seems that you are feeling a little better with your symptoms and you are starting to show off your pregnant belly.
Read on to find out what your baby looks like now and the symptoms you can expect of these 7 days ahead.
How many months is 13 weeks?
13 weeks of pregnancy equals 2.9 months. You are about a third of the way through your gestation period, although you still have about 189 days of pregnancy ahead of you. It's getting closer.
Symptoms of the 13th week of pregnancy
Since a few days ago, your body has begun to change. Pregnancy is starting to show in the size of your belly and because of the weight gain, your waistline is wider so the clothes in your closet are starting to outgrow you. It's time to show off the pregnancy you've had for three months and buy maternity clothes.
Keep in mind that at this point, you should have gained about 2 kilograms. weight, although in some cases, you can even gain 3 kilograms. Here you should start taking vitamins for pregnant women and combine the diet prescribed by your doctor with some moderate exercise.
Another typical symptom of the 13th week of pregnancy is a increased sweating, salivation, salivation, and or increased vaginal discharge.
It may also be the case that the sense of smell has become more acute so much that some smells make you nauseous.
Medical tests during the 13th week of pregnancy
You start a new trimester in your pregnancy, so by now, you've already you should have taken these tests:
- Blood and urine tests
- First ultrasound
- Nuchal translucency ultrasound
All of this is very important and we have no doubt that your doctor has already done this for you.
How tall is the baby during the 13th week of pregnancy?
The baby has grown a little more and now measures between 6.5 centimeters and 7.5 centimeters. He has also put on some weight and now weighs between 14 and 21 grams. From now on, his growth will accelerate considerably.
At the physiological level, the baby has already formed the 27 bones that we have in our hand and the 27 bones that we have in our hand. will soon start sucking its thumb.
Discover the changes and symptoms that are waiting for you during the 14th week of pregnancy.