Early stage of pregnancy symptoms at week 9 of being pregnant - You will probably be noticing how many times you go to the toilet during the night as your womb presses on your bladder.
You may notice a thickening of your waistline this week, though you probably wont look any different to other people. You will probably be noticing how many times you go to the toilet during the night as your womb presses on your bladder. Cut down on tea, coffee and other drinks containing caffeine, but not your general fluid intake. Hormonal changes can affect your sense of taste and digestion, and your ligaments have begun to soften to prepare your baby for the growth and expansion that lies ahead. It is normal to develop a tracery of veins at this stage, but you may have noticed them earlier.
Your baby is beginning to move her arms and legs. The eyelids are closed tightly over the developing eyes and the face is very human looking. Your baby's liver is producing red blood cells which are pumped around the body by the tiny heart. Your baby's heart has four chambers and beats twice as fast as yours. Muscles are developing so a scan would now show real movement. Your baby is now about the size of a jelly baby.
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