11 Weeks of pregnancy
There is a lot of talk about the discomforts that occur in the first trimester of pregnancy, but pregnancy in week 11 not only brings certain discomforts but also some advantages. Women tend to acquire healthy life habits to promote the proper development of their baby, pregnancy and breastfeeding c
There is a lot of talk about the discomforts that occur in the first trimester of pregnancy, but pregnancy in week 11 not only brings certain discomforts but also some advantages. Women tend to acquire healthy life habits to promote the proper development of their baby, pregnancy and breastfeeding can protect against certain types of cancer and some women say they have less menstrual pain after having had a baby.
The body of the woman. 11 weeks of pregnancy
You begin to feel that your usual clothes are tighter. It is normal that in the afternoon the waist of your pants or skirts will fit you more. It is still early to wear pregnant clothes, especially if it is your first pregnancy, but you can choose looser clothes to not feel oppressed or uncomfortable. You already notice a bulge in the pubic region, your uterus grows and with it your abdomen.
The cramps in pregnant women are normal, you may wake up during the night feeling intense pain in the calves or twins. Ask your partner for help and stretch the muscle well by stretching your foot towards you. The cramps, normal now, in week eleven of gestation, are due to fatigue or lack of certain vitamins such as calcium, magnesium and potassium.
Nausea and dizziness are receding, little by little you will feel less sleepy and enter the second trimester of pregnancy, for many women the best of all because they have passed the initial discomfort and still the abdomen is not very large.
Many women suffer from skin blemishes during pregnancy, always go outside with a protective cream to avoid unsightly gravidarum chloasma.
Development and growth of the baby in pregnancy
Your baby is now 9 weeks old, 5 centimeters tall and weighs 7 grams. The eyelids and lips are already visible, the nails are growing and their skin is very thin. In the 11th week of pregnancy the limbs are longer and each time it looks more like a baby in tiny. You can move your legs but it's too early for you to notice your kicks, especially if it's your first pregnancy. The embryo can open its mouth and swallow amniotic fluid, but it is through the placenta that it receives nutrients and oxygen to develop. Your main organs have already been developed and start functioning: you have liver and stomach, your pancreas is already producing insulin and your intestine is prepared for the day you eat by yourself, the kidneys are already operational and produce urine.
Your baby's lung tissue is almost developed, his nervous system is now forming.
Begins to have cycles of wakefulness and sleep
and your sexual organs are already visible although it is too early to distinguish them through an ultrasound. Health and emotions during pregnancy The pelvic floor is the set of muscles that close the floor of the abdomen and keep the bladder, uterus and rectum in suspension. Embar The pregnancy and childbirth usually weaken the pelvic floor
and this could cause urinary incontinence or certain sexual dysfunctions. To strengthen these muscles you can perform the Kegel exercises. It is about contracting and relaxing the muscles of the pelvic floor, for it squeezes hard as if you were holding the desire to pee and after 5 seconds relaxes the muscles. Repeat the operation again after 10 seconds.
During all your pregnancy you must quit the habit of smoking if you were a smoker. Some doctors advise their patients to reduce their consumption of cigarettes to 4 or 5 a day, since sometimes quitting causes them great stress that can be passed on to the fetus. In any case, today there are many techniques for quitting smoking and a good time is pregnancy, since there are studies on bronchial and respiratory problems in children of smoking mothers. Take this week eleven of gestation to put out your last cigarette.
Diet and diet for the pregnant woman Many women tell stories of aversion to certain foods during pregnancy, even when they were taking trouble before becoming pregnant. The causes of cravings or aversions in pregnancy No are not known, but it is believed that they may be related to hormonal changes or the needs of one's own body.
Now that you are in week 11 of pregnancy you feel disgusted by certain foods that are healthy, try to replace them with others that contain the most contributions or vitamins. On the contrary, if you have cravings that are very caloric, such as chocolate, ice cream or fast food try to consume them in moderation and not daily to avoid having an excessive weight gain during your pregnancy.
The points that you should have clear in your diet of pregnant women are: - Reduce saturated fats- Reduce cholesterol
- Reduce carbohydrates of rapid use
- Increase the contribution of vitamins and minerals
To lead a healthy diet during pregnancy you will have to
increase the intake of cereals, fruits, vegetables, vegetables and legumes
Curiosities in week 11 of pregnancy
If you have varicose veins on your legs, consult your doctor, however, you can prevent them by walking every day for at least half an hour, or, if you spend a lot of time sitting, making circular movements with the feet in one direction and in another.Sexual desire during pregnancy could be reduced, this is due to the changes themselves and discomfort of pregnancy: nausea, drowsiness or dizziness could make you have little desire to have sex with your partner. If the reason is the fear of causing harm to the baby, you should know that it is perfectly protected between the walls of the uterus and floating in amniotic fluid. The
supposes a perfectly sealed barrier in normal pregnancies and a protection mechanism. Intercourse is discouraged, therefore, if there is a rupture of the pouch, hemorrhage or threat of premature labor.