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As the final week of your pregnancy’s first trimester, the twelfth week witnesses several changes in your body and rapid growth for your baby. From now on, the morning sick and nausea will ease to let you eat suitable portions of healthy food and relax. For more information about this exciting week and what you should do exactly, keep reading the coming lines.
At this exciting stage, your baby is developing his\her startle reflex to hear your voice and react directly moving his\her arms or legs and the eyes and ears will move to their exact facial positions. The skeleton, nose, and ear are still made of cartilage, but the skeleton will be harden within the few coming weeks. Inside his stomach, your baby’s kidney will begin to deliver urine to the bladder as a primary step to its actual functions. From now on, your baby will multiply his size rapidly and your uterus will grow accordingly making your clothes uncomfortable.
The 12 week can be the beginning of your belly growth, but you can wait several weeks for this change. During your second visit to the doctor, you can keep a sonogram for your baby and the ultrasound scan will confirm your due date perfectly.
Your carving for food can extend to the salty or crispy food at the end of week 12 because of your heightening sense of smell, but try to control such a desire because such unhealthy food may harm both of you and your unborn baby. Your skin may be darker in several spots of your body at the twelfth week, especially in your face and neck, but t6hey will disappear directly after you give birth.
It is highly recommended to adjust your diet regularly to make sure that both of you and your baby have the needed nutrients, especially the right portions of iron and calcium-rich food. In all cases, you should avoid the late night fast food, and reduce the sweets and fats during your pregnancy. Along with the healthy food, you can introduce Kegel exercises to your routine, as it will strengthen your vaginal muscles and ensures you a safe delivery. This week is the last chance to do the needed tests to make sure your baby is not affected by any syndromes or genetic diseases, as you can cure almost any disease at such a critical stage.