Things change fast during pregnancy week 12. It becomes difficult to get into your jeans, but your hormones may ease things a little. This hopefully will make your pregnancy easier compared with the previous weeks.
You may be ready to share your pregnancy news with family and friends. This is so exciting!
Symptoms Of Pregnancy Week 12
Your uterus, which is taking more and more space, now has the size of a grapefruit. It becomes clearly visible behind your pubic bone.
If you are prone to early pregnancy nausea, the symptoms will subside and gradually disappear during this third month. Your fatigue may last a little longer or decrease. You often feel better, more relaxed and calm.
The baby now absorbs nutrients, the kidneys work and produce urine. The muscles begin to respond to signals from the brain. Baby can now bend his arms, wrists, and elbows, as well as close and open his fists. It measures nearly 6 cm and weighs 18 g.
Pregnancy Week 12: What To Do?
You prefer dresses, tighter clothes, and it’s time to start looking for the clothes you’ll need for the next 6 months.
In some favorable cases, the doctor may see the baby’s gender as soon as the first ultrasound is done. It is important to decide before the exam if you want to know or not.