Your lungs are now inhaling and exhaling 30-40% more air with each breath than they did before pregnancy. You might breathe faster or experience shortness of breath.
- Nasal block and cold symptoms
- Increased salivation
- Increased urinary tract infections
- Heartburn sensation
- Panic associated with baby kicks, movements
- Focus on daily routine activities
Your baby now hears sound for first time: your heart beat, the blood pumping in your body, your digestion, your voice. However, it is the sound of you that will be most comforting while she is getting developed. Your baby’s legs have grown longer than the arms and the body. The bones that make up your baby’s skeletal system are continuing to develop this week. There is fine hair development on the head of the fetus.