7 Weeks Pregnant

During week seven, the story doesn't change much. Baby is growing and mom is changing to get ready for baby to keep getting bigger and bigger.

The development of baby

Hardening of the bones continues
Elbows are seen
Genital organs are developed
Baby still able to move
Measures 13 - 17 millimeters and weights about one gram

The development of mom

Might be having more stuffy noses
Might have nosebleeds
Dizziness and fatigue continue

What baby is feeling

When the uterine wall is touched, baby will move away

What mom is feeling

Mom's body is doing a lot to make this baby, so she might be feel
worn out

Specific needs for the week

If you haven't already, now is a good time to start drinking more water
each day. While you might be exhausted from making a baby,
dehydration can make you even more tired.

Specific concerns for the week

If you're having any bleeding or spotting, you will want to alert your
doctor. In most cases, there's no problem, but it's best to double
check.

Special tip for mom

When you're having troubles with nosebleeds, you can run a vaporizer
in your room to help keep the nose hydrated and not as prone to
cracking and bleeding.