Development of the baby

Your baby continues to grow at full speed. Here is the development of the 14-week-old baby…

The organs of the 14-week-old baby continue to develop in the womb. His neck is a little longer.

His body is now more erect. But it still looks thin. Soon, the layer of fat on her skin will begin to form.

At 14 weeks of pregnancy, the baby continues breathing trials.

At 14 weeks of pregnancy, her bones continue to harden. And this hardening (ossification) in the bones will continue until the end of childhood.

Bones in inner ear become stiff. He’ll start hearing voices soon.

At fourteen weeks of pregnancy, the baby’s eyes begin to stand closer to each other. His eyes are still closed. She will spend the second 3 months of pregnancy with her eyes closed. But he can notice the lights reflected from his mother’s abdominal wall.

Prostate is formed in the male baby, and the ovaries move towards the pelvis in the female baby.

During the 14th week of pregnancy, temporary hairs called Lanugo on her skin, which will fall out within a few weeks after birth, also took their place. It is estimated that these hairs keep the baby warm until enough oil is formed on the skin.

Her hair, eyebrows and eyelashes have also begun to develop and contain pigment.

In the 14th week of pregnancy, the baby’s brain continues to develop. The development of connections between the brain, nerves, and muscles is nearing completion. Since the nerve fibers are now covered with a layer of fatty myelin, messages from the brain begin to be transmitted to the organs and muscles. The reflection of this development also manifests itself in the facial muscles. In the past few weeks, he had started to make various facial expressions, albeit uncontrollably, this week he has further advanced the facial expressions; he may frown or grimace.

At 14 weeks of pregnancy, the placenta continues to grow and produce hormones for the baby’s development. It provides the nutrients and oxygen that the baby needs until birth. The placenta also acts as a drainer. It also has the task of reducing the effect of some factors, such as the medication that the mother has to take.

Ultrasound Image

In the ultrasound images at 14 weeks, your baby’s place still looks large and comfortable. He is in good spirits. In 14-week gestational ultrasound images, the baby’s head is on the right side and his hand stands towards his chest.

You’re a few weeks away from finding out your baby’s gender. Maybe your doctor can see the baby’s gender this week or give a hint by guessing. Since there may be a possibility of error, you can ask your doctor not to tell you anything about this for now if he/she is not sure.

In the 14th week pregnancy ultrasound images, it can be seen that the baby’s head and body are slightly larger.

Since the connection between nerve and muscle development occurs in the 14-week-old baby in the womb, his hands, arms, legs and feet are much more mobile. He/she can easily move these limbs by bending them from the joints. He/she can move his/her head up and down more easily.

Since the facial muscles have developed, you can see his involuntary facial expressions such as sulking or smiling in the 14-week-old baby ultrasound image. Since the suction reflex continues, you can occasionally suck your thumb and coincide with this moment on the ultrasound.

Changes in the Mother's Body

How many months is the 14-week-old baby? he is very curious. Week 14 is the beginning of the 4th month of pregnancy.

You have now left the first 3 months behind. You’re almost unlikely to have a miscarriage.

Three-quarters of miscarriages occur in the first 3 months.

At 14 weeks of pregnancy, the mother’s womb became even more prominent.

At the 14th gestational week, you may feel the baby a little higher. Your body is in hormonal equilibrium. In the second 3 months, you will feel good and your appetite will increase. Nausea and vomiting will subside or cease.

Unfortunately, at 14 weeks of pregnancy, some expectant mothers may still not feel well and this feeling may last until birth.

Changes in the mother at 14 weeks of pregnancy are generally as follows:

– Although you feel much better than in the early days, you may occasionally experience a feeling of exhaustion. There may be decreases in your blood pressure,

– Your constipation may continue,

– There may also be inguinal pain at 14 weeks of pregnancy. This is due to the stretching of the ligaments and muscles surrounding the uterus,

– You may feel indigestion, gas and bloating,

– You may have nosebleeds due to increased blood pressure in your body,

– Mild swelling may begin in your hands, feet and wrists in the 14th week of pregnancy,

– You may start to have varicose veins. This may cause you to feel pain. Not standing for a long time and extending your legs occasionally can also prevent you from having varicose veins. It is also good to wear varicose veins,

– Sometimes you may have vaginal discharge at 14 weeks of pregnancy. If it’s white, don’t worry. If it is yellowish and smelly, inform your doctor.

Points need to be considered

Now that you have left the first 3 months, which can be risky, you can start exercising. First of all, do not forget to consult your doctor. Exercise allows you to increase blood circulation in your body, thus increasing the amount of oxygen going to the baby. Exercise is good for reducing the pain felt in various parts of the body. It also helps to relieve edema. Thus, it also reduces the feeling of bloating. You can do light-paced exercises at least 3-4 days a week, 30-45 minutes a day. The most ideal exercises in pregnancy are walking, swimming, pregnancy exercises and yoga. If you have not done yoga before, you can practice yoga first with an expert and then with a DVD at home. Exercises allow you to have a comfortable pregnancy period, as well as a more comfortable delivery and postpartum period.

Prospective mothers who are expecting twins should stop worrying because their responsibilities will double. Talking to mothers with twin experiences is comforting.

You should also pay attention to:

– You may need to follow up more often,

– You may need to gain more weight,

– You may need more rest,

– You can eat more,

– You need to take more minerals and vitamins,

– You should be more careful.

How Should 14-Week Pregnancy Nutrition Be?

If you eat 3 main meals and 3 snacks every day, your blood sugar will not decrease. This will make you feel much more alive and energetic. Your diet, which is rich in protein, calcium, vitamins, zinc, iron, magnesium and all other minerals, is very important for your baby’s healthy development and your health. You should definitely not diet during pregnancy. However, restricting white sugar and white flour foods will be beneficial in terms of not gaining too much weight.

It is useful to be careful about herbal medicines. Do not consume if possible or consult your doctor.

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