Your 5th week

      Your Baby

      The tiny heart begins to beat, with 100 to 120 beats per minute which is about twice as fast as yours. Your baby now has a recognisable shape and the first blood vessels and cells with different functions are formed. Thus the foundation is placed for brain, spinal cord and sensory organs. The size of the embryo at this time is 2 to 3 millimetres.

      Length 2-3 mm

      Your body

      The period from often feeling exhausted and a strong feeling of tightness in the chest is first signs of pregnancy. If the first pregnancy test at home shows positive, you may wish to consult your doctor as soon as possible to certain your pregnancy. Your doctor will discuss with you in detailed on the important nutrients for you and your child.

      Our Aptawelt Tip

      Greater desires to have children leads to a higher excitement. Do things to relax and distract a little. You may enjoy a nice meal or a visit to the cinema to promote the togetherness with your partner. 

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