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Pregnancy Week 11

Pregnancy Week 11

Baby Development

Heading on to the 11th week of pregnancy is magical, and it has a lot to offer in the store. The baby develops rapidly this week; the mother physically experiences the core pregnancy feel and many more.

The 11th month is a fantastic time for your baby as it grows rapidly. Here are a few significant developments that are seen in the baby:

  • The Head and body of the baby are of the same length in the 11th week of pregnancy
  • Hair follicles are under development.
  • The chest and nipples of the baby are now vividly noticeable.
  • The nasal passage of the baby is open in the 11th week. The mouth has tongue and tooth buds that still undergo the process of development.
  • This is the week when the bones of the baby start solidifying
  • The baby’s hands and feet are there in the form of the baby’s body.
  • The baby measures about 15.2 inches in length.
  • The baby frequently tends to move within the uterus.

Changes in mother

The mother’s body undoubtedly goes through a lot during the pregnancy, and in the 11th week, the pregnancy feels even more. You will get to know a few changes which are observable in the 11th week of pregnancy of a lady:

  • The average hormonal balance in the body goes for a toss when a mother is on her pregnancy journey. And hence, mood swings are her constant companion throughout the process.
  • The tummy appears bigger.
  • Weight gain is seen.
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Pregnancy Week 11 Symptoms

There are a few symptoms of approaching the 11th week of pregnancy. Some of them are enlisted here as follows:

  • Most of the women complain of tummy grumbling feels during this week. It suggests that you are in morning sickness and geared up an appetite.
  • There is a lot of bloating and burping in the 12th week. But a golden rule to avoid this is to keep taking small meals now and then so that the stomach is not empty.
  • The fatigue feeling now eventually lowers as you head toward the end of this first trimester.
  • Your breasts grow fuller and cause sharp pain in the 12th week, which can be your major turn-off.
  • Due to the growth and weight of the baby, a woman loses control over the urinary bladder. Hence, frequent urination is seen.

Important Tips

Since the 11th week of pregnancy is like a Pandora’s Box for women, the body goes through rapid changes with many things in store. Hence, the following are a few recommendations made to cope with the changes healthily:

  1. It is not recommended for a mother to use any permanent hair coloring substance.
  2. The proper amount of water, rest, and a wholesome diet are necessary for a lady who has reached the 11th week of pregnancy.
  3. Try and eat everything home-cooked. With that, lots of fruits, greens, and yogurt can easily take care of other multivitamin necessities of the body.


Knowing every week of pregnancy and looking at the information above can be a great way to manage healthily throughout the pregnancy. Remember, everything fails to be necessary at this stage compared to your health, immunity, and happiness. Pregnancy can never be easy, and they say mothers have their utmost strength during these phases. With this thought, here is hoping that the authenticity of the information improves your journey!

  1. N H S
  2. Healthdirect Australia
  3. The Cleveland Clinic
    Fetal Development 
  4. The Mayo Clinic
    Fetal development
  5. Women Health
    Pregnancy: Stages of pregnancy


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