30 Sep 2022 | 6 min Read
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If you are 14 weeks pregnant, you would be happy to hear that you have officially entered the second trimester. During this week, your early pregnancy symptoms like nausea and morning sickness start to subside, and many mums-to-be finally regain their appetite. You may also feel more energetic starting this week notice that pregnancy glow due to the increased flow of hormones in your body.
Meanwhile, your baby continues to grow day by day and most of their major internal organs start functioning. Read on to know more about your baby’s growth and development, and the common pregnancy symptoms to expect in the 14th week.
At 14 weeks, you are about three months and one week pregnant. This means you only have to wait close to six months to hold your little one in your arms. During this time, your baby will move a little inside the womb, and you will be able to listen to their heartbeat during your prenatal ultrasound scans.
At 14 weeks, your baby is the size of a lemon. They measure 8.7 cm in length and weigh around 43 gm. In fact, your baby’s growth picks up at a faster pace during this week. We discuss them in more detail in the next section.
To help you get a better idea about your baby’s development and growth at 14 weeks, we have created a detailed table. You will also be able to notice these developmental achievements during your 3D or 4D ultrasound.
|Body Parts||Baby’s Development At 14 Weeks Pregnant|
|Face||Your baby’s facial features become more distinct, but they are still developing.|
|Arms||They start to develop in proportion to your baby’s body|
|Bone marrow||By this week, blood begins to form in your baby’s bone marrow|
|Kidney||Your baby’s kidney starts to make urine|
|Nerve cells||The nerve cells continue to develop at a faster pace|
|Bones||Your baby’s bones harden to form the skeleton|
|Fingers and toes||Yiur baby develops unique fingerprints by this week|
|Thyroid gland||It matures and starts producing thyroid hormones|
|Mouth||Your baby starts swallowing amniotic fluid and sucking their fingers|
|Lanugo||Your baby’s body is covered with soft, downy hair, better known as lanugo|
|Limbs||They start moving a little|
|Genitals||In boys, prostrate appears, and in girls, ovaries begin to form|
With your baby achieving a different growth milestone each day, you are going to experience quite a few symptoms during this week.
Here’s what you’ll notice at 14 weeks of pregnancy:
We have listed some essential self-care tips that you can consider trying during this crucial time. These tips will enhance your overall health and well-being and help you cope with anxiety and stress.
Consult your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms.
Each week of pregnancy brings you one step closer to seeing and holding your munchkin. At 14 weeks pregnant, your baby is developing steadily, and you may start experiencing different physical changes and symptoms. However, on the brighter side, your morning sickness finally begins to subside and you regain your appetite.
To maintain your health, make sure to follow the tips that we have discussed above, and contact your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal symptoms.
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