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Your Pregnancy Week by Week: Weeks 9-12

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9 Weeks Pregnant

Baby: Your baby is about the size of a peanut. The head is more erect, and the neck is more developed. During an ultrasound, you might see how your baby moves, even though you can't feel it yet.

Mom-to-be: Your uterus is continuing to grow, and you may notice your waistline thickening. Unless you tell people your special news, however, your pregnancy still won't be noticeable to others. You shouldn't have gained much weight yet, especially if you're having food aversions, cravings, heartburn, indigestion, nausea, or bloating.

Tip of the Week: Eat plenty of foods that contain calcium, such as cheeses, sardines, and broccoli. Your baby needs it, and so do you.

10 Weeks Pregnant

Baby: Your baby is still small but looks and acts like a baby. Arms and legs are longer and can bend at the elbows and knees.

Mom-to-be: Once the size of your fist, your uterus is now the size of a grapefruit. You still probably don't show much, but you may feel more comfortable in looser clothes. You may continue to feel tired and moody, but take heart: These symptoms shouldn't last too much longer.

Tip of the Week: Start shopping for maternity bras. You'll need one pretty soon. You can go ahead and get nursing bras if you're planning to breastfeed.

11 Weeks Pregnant

Baby: It's another big growth week. When your doctor uses a Doppler stethoscope now, she can hear the rapid "swooshing" noises of the heartbeat. Your baby's genitals are developing, but the sex can't be determined yet.

Mom-to-be: Pregnancy hormones show their good and bad effects. You may notice that your hair, fingernails, and toenails are growing faster. But you may also notice oily skin and acne.

Tip of the Week: Schedule a dentist appointment. See your dentist at least once in these nine months. Brush and floss daily, and take your prenatal vitamin for calcium to keep your teeth strong. Your gums may bleed more because of pregnancy hormones and increased blood volume. If they do, use a soft toothbrush.

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