It's an exciting time for mums-to-be, but it's important to make sure you take extra care of yourself. You may start to feel unusually tired, feel a little sick or need the toilet more often than usual as your body starts to get ready to be a comfortable home for your baby.
Within the first month, the amniotic sac and the placenta will be fully formed so your baby can be protected, cushioned and get all the nutrients needed while it grows.
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As your bump grows, you may experience mild backache and swelling of the feet and ankles but this is completely normal − your body is just adjusting. But in more exciting news, you will be able to feel your baby move for the first time.
Your baby will have significantly developed. Their fingers and toes will be well-defined, whilst eyelids, eyebrows, eyelashes, nails and hair will all be formed. At this stage, your baby can yawn, stretch and even make faces! Baby's gender will be identifiable, that's if you want to know!?
No surprise - you're beginning to feel excited and impatient to finally meet your baby. You may notice several normal physical changes, including stretch marks, as well as dry itchy skin. Due to your baby's size now, you may develop cramps around your body, heartburn and swelling of the ankles.
Your baby is nearly ready to meet the world! Baby's body is maturing and growing, with the lungs almost fully developed. Their hearing is fully developed, and they're able to respond to stimuli including sound and light, which causes movement in the womb.