How your baby's growing:

  • Fingerprints have formed on your baby's tiny fingertips, her veins and organs are clearly visible through her still-thin skin, and her body is starting to catch up with her head which makes up just a third of her body size now.
  • If you're having a girl, she now has more than 2 million eggs in her ovaries. Your baby is almost 3 inches long (the size of a medium shrimp) and weighs nearly an ounce.
See what your baby looks like this week.
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Note: Every baby develops a little differently even in the womb. Our information is designed to give you a general idea of your baby's development.
How your life's changing:

  • This is the last week of your first trimester, and your risk of miscarriage is now much lower than earlier in pregnancy.
  • Next week marks the beginning of your second trimester, a time of relative comfort for many women who see early pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness and fatigue subside.
  • More good news: Many couples also notice a distinct
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    bido lift
    around this time.
  • Birth is still months away, but your breasts may have already started making colostrum, the nutrient-rich fluid that feeds your baby for the first few days after birth, before your milk starts to flow


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