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14 Weeks

Here is what the email about 14weeks pregnant has to say about the developing baby. We do NOT know if we are having a boy or girl, they usually refer to the baby as a she/her.

Welcome to your second trimester! This is a big milestone in your pregnancy because it marks the end of a critical development period for your baby. All the basic structures of your baby's body — internally and externally — are formed now. Of course, they're still very tiny. Head to bottom, your baby is just 3 1/2 inches long — about the length of a lemon — and weighs about 1 1/2 ounces.
Your baby's body is growing faster than her head, which now sits upon a more well-defined neck. By the end of this week, her arms will have lengthened and will be in proportion to the rest of her body. (Her legs still have some growing to do, though.) She's starting to develop an ultra-fine, downy covering of hair all over her body called lanugo. Her liver starts secreting bile this week, a sign that it's alr…

13 Weeks

Well we are into wekk 13 of the prgnancy and still feeling pretty crappy. Sorry I haven't posted more for you frequent readers. We had an appointment earlier this week to hear the baby's heartbeat and it was quite the stressful experience. It took the nurse FOREVER and she still couldn't find it so after 20min she had the doctor try and he couldn't find it either so 10min later he had her firing up the OLD ultrasound machine so we could check things out. I won't ever turn down the opportunty to SEE the baby so here is a fuzzy picf what we saw and the heart rate was in the 150's so everything is AOK.

Here is what the internet has to say about week 13.

"Your belly may soon be big enough to announce to the world that you're expecting, but your baby is still tiny. In fact, he's only about 3 inches long, crown to rump — roughly the size of a jumbo shrimp — and weighs just about an ounce. Despite being so small, there's a fully formed baby inside y…