Your 6th week

      Your Baby

      When your baby is now first neural pathways in the spinal cord have been formed, and the eye lenses evolve. Arms and legs are visible as small protuberances and organs such as the lungs and liver occur. With 4 to 6 millimeters, the embryo is now about the size of a grain of rice.

      Length 4-6 mm

      Your body

      The pregnancy hormones can provide some variation depending on the type. You might not like all of a sudden your favorite perfume, feel unprecedented cravings and have cravings for very unusual food combinations. You might as well belong to the women who feel neither nausea nor other symptoms of early pregnancy. Cause for a slight pull in the abdomen is the expansion of the uterus, which now grows to the size of a tangerine.

      Our Aptawelt Tip

      With hormones, often make the complaints, your body will be configured according to the needs of your growing baby. Still, you can do something about the complaints. Nausea helps z. B. before getting a small breakfast of biscuits and mint tea. Or cut a lemon and smell it. The fresh scent distributes the queasy feeling.

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