Your sweet fetus has grown to three inches long – about the size of a sweet Georgia peach – and now her little body is poised to begin growing at lightning speed. What’s the rush? Well, it’s got to catch up to that noggin, which makes up half of your baby’s body size at this point. And catch up it will. By the time your little star makes her grand entrance, that head will be only 1/4 the size of her body.
More big progress this week. The intestines complete their move out of their storage space in the umbilical cord and into their permanent home in baby’s belly. To nourish that tiny tummy and the other systems and organs that are growing like crazy, baby’s lifeline, the placenta, is expanding. It weighs just an ounce now, but at birth, it’ll tip the scale at a full two pounds! That’ll sure help to explain your blossoming belly in the weeks to come.
There are plenty of subtle changes happening this week as well. Fingernails and downy hair on the body continue to make their appearance. Baby’s bones continue to harden. And those genitals begin to take on their gender characteristics. But it’s still too early to tell by looking whether you’ve got a bouncing baby boy or girl inside.
The muscles of the chest wall are starting to develop, and though she’s nowhere near ready to breathe, she’s already practicing up with little breathing movements. And long before baby says her first “mama” or “dada,” her vocal cords are forming, gearing up for that very anticipated first cry – the first of many, that is!
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13 weeks and 1 day today. Can't wait to see my second baby ❤️❤️
13weeks today. Thank heavens 🙏
13 weeks tomorrow excited how many months am I now
Thank you Lord! I’m now 13 weeks 🙏🏾
I also want to get pregnant plz pray for me
13 weeks and 1 day today baby #2
13 weeks & 2 days today due on my birthday 4/17/2021✨ Thankyou Lord for my divine beautiful blessings✨🤍🥰
So happy and grateful that after lots of worries during 1st trimester, i am now 13 weeks 3 days 🥰
13 weeks today
I’m only 13 weeks today with my 4th and 5th babies (Twins) and I already look big lol
13 weeks today 🥰
Thank you Lord Jesus! Such a blessing.
14 weeks alhumdulillah
13 weeks today😝🤰🏼
Two days reach 13weeks,hope my baby everything will be fine:) mom love you
13 weeks and 6 days
13weeks2days today. Aug18,2020 is my Duedate ❤️❤️❤️
13 weeks today with a Baby Boy 💙
I'm 13 weeks too, so excited!!!
13 weeks today thk you Lord
13 weeks today ❤️
BM sent me this
I'm 13 weeks and 2 days right now. I'm so excited! 😍
I will be into my second trimester on june 23rd Sunday…. 13weeks pregnant…. I dont care what I have as long it healthy
I'm so blessed 🎉🎉🎊❤🍼
I'm so blessed 🎉🎉🎊❤🍼
Wow I’m already 13 weeks crazy how time fly’s
Hi I am 13 weeks 4 days pregnant with my second baby and heart rate is 150.let me know it is a boy or a girl