Week 14 of pregnancy

Baby's growth

The male and female reproductive systems actually develop from the same embryonic cells, the difference in their appearance being determined by the X (female) and Y (male) chromosomes at the time of conception. However, it takes about 14 weeks for the sex organs to be recognized on the ultrasound.

Weight: 1 1/2 ounces / Size: 3 1/2 inches

Changes in mother

As the nausea of pregnancy subsides, your appetite will increase and you may gain a lot of weight this month, so watch your diet. You will start to feel that you have more energy. Birth defects can be eliminated if women take prenatal vitamins before pregnancy. Even though you are already in your fourteenth week, don't forget to consult your doctor to learn more about vitamin supplements.

It's good you know...

If your doctor recommends a prenatal amniocentesis or a blood test called the triple screen for Down syndrome and neural tube defects, you can have it done between the 15th and 18th week. Becoming a grandparent is often considered synonymous with old age, and when you tell them the good news, they may feel they are still too young for it. Try to be supportive and affectionate.

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Little Bellies Spa is a Service by Pancita's Group.

We are a team of OB/GYN doctors and professionals dedicated to the care of women before, during and after pregnancy.

Little Bellies Spa was founded in 2015 with two locations in Florida, we have expanded to offer our services nationwide. We provide tools and support to women during the most beautiful and happy period of their lives.

In 2016 we introduced our Stretch Mark Therapy products. These products are now used by thousands of pregnant women to prevent and heal stretch marks. Find them at you local Little bellies Spa location or Amazon Prime.

Back in 1998, our Medical Chief Officer Dr. Israel Pesate, a renowned OB/GYN with over 30 years of experience, had a vision of a website that would focus on pregnancy issues and support for mommies and future mommies and Embarazada.com was born. He is the creator of all of the medical content which is also Pancita's Group intellectual backbone. Nowadays, Embarazada.com has well over 5 million views a month.

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