Pregnancy Week 11

What to expect on pregnancy week 11

Fetal Development on Week 11
Fetus at Week 11The size of your baby now can be compared the size of a lemon or lime (1.75 to 2.4 inches). Your baby is now officially classified as a fetus, as the most critical period of the baby's development is complete. The really big growth is going to start happening now, this week alone the baby will almost double in size. The eyelids will fuse shut, irises will start to develop, and the placenta will being to function as blood starts to circulate between the uterus and baby. The baby will swallow amniotic fluid in the uterus and then urinate it, continually replacing it.
Maternal Changes on Week 11
Your abdomen continues to enlarge while your nausea thankfully continues to subside. Also, your appetite will be better and more normal.
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Pregnancy most commonly lasts 40 weeks, this website provides information of a general nature and is not a replacement for professional healthcare advise. There are many factors that can influence a pregnancy due date including age, ethnicity, number of previous children, and length of menstrual cycle. Every woman's pregnancy is different and the due date can only be estimated within a certain degree of accuracy.
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