Symptoms of pregnancy at week 12 of being pregnant- You may want to begin to tell people about your exciting news this week.
Your mood swings may calm down and you may start to feel less anxious as the risk of miscarriage shrinks considerably. Nausea and vomiting may begin to ease as your fluctuating hormones begin to settle. You may have an ultrasound scan during this week and see your baby for the first time.
You may want to begin to tell people about your exciting news this week. If you want to take time off work for antenatal appointments, start thinking about your speaking to your boss.
Your uterus is too large to remain in your pelvis and pushes out above your pubic bone. You may begin to gain extra weight and develop a distinct bump. Your feet and hands may often feel hot; that's because in order to lower your blood pressure the veins and arteries in your extremities relax.
Your baby is now fully formed but needs the next six months to fully mature. Your baby is roughly the size of a plum and is starting to move his or her fingers. You still cannot feel your baby moving because she is so tiny. Your baby's eyes are completely formed and now move round to the front of the face. The bones are growing, although they are still soft cartilage at this stage. The placenta now takes over as your baby's life-support system. It will filter oxygen and nutrients into the foetus from the mother's bloodstream via the umbilical cord.
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