Weeks to go!
Head, shoulders… fingers, toes!
Your baby’s padded feet and hands start sprouting tender fingers and toes.
Time For Bra-Shopping
As your body starts preparing for upcoming breastfeeding duties, now’s the right time to buy those good-fitting maternity bras.
At week 8,you’re at the fag end of your second month!
Your baby is now the size of a kidney bean.
The baby is growing fast with the formation of tiny eyelids, button nose, fingers and toes. This week, your baby’s embryonic tail disappears and the development leads to fetus form. Now, your little buddy takes a human-like form and gets ready to charm you in approximately 32 weeks. All the organs, nerves & muscles begin to function; eyelids develop to cover the eyes and the webbed appearance of the feet slowly changes. Your little one develops taste buds this week.
Baby’s Length: 1.6 cm
Baby’s Weight: 1 g
Although there is no visible bump, your uterus has increased twice its original size and presses down the urinary bladder to cause frequent urination.
By now, your breasts may have increased in size and require bigger bras to provide support.
Morning sickness and fatigue might exhaust you, so listen to your body and get enough rest to revive your body and mind.
This week, most pregnant women experience
Strong morning sickness
a condition that prevails all day and night including nausea, vomiting, headache and fatigue which are more common in the eighth week.
pregnancy-related hormonal changes leave you feeling bloated.
According to some experts, morning sickness is a sign of a baby’s good health and usually disappears at the end of the first trimester (Week 13).