If your bump hasn’t been showing until now, it probably will by week 14. It could be time to add some loose or stretchy items of clothing to your wardrobe!
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She’s almost fully formed but is still skinny as she hasn’t developed a layer of fat yet. She is very active inside you, standing up, stretching and is about 11cm long. See in pictures how your baby is developing.
So the pressure’s off your bladder but you may now be suffering from heartburn. Eat little and often to keep it at bay. Peppermint tea may help. Your tummy may have developed a dark line stretching from your navel to your pubic hair. This is called the linea nigra and is perfectly normal.
Make sure you focus on healthy eating during this important time. Your baby is still developing quickly and putting a strain on your body. Find out which nutrients you need and how to get them
Feeling a bit heavier than normal? Afraid you look fat rather than pregnant? It’s normal at this stage of pregnancy when your bump is still on the small side! Boost your confidence with these reasons why you’re gorgeous.
Pregnant and working? Your employer should carry out a risk assessment of your working conditions. If there is any risk, it must be removed by changing your working conditions, offering a suitable alternative job or suspending you from work on full pay.