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Pregnancy at 11 to 14 Weeks

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

What changes are happening in my body?

You are now at the end of your first trimester and entering your second trimester. Morning sickness usually goes away by this time. You may have other symptoms such as fatigue, frequent urination, and headaches. You may have gained 2 to 4 pounds by now.

How do I care for myself at this stage of my pregnancy?

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

What are some safety tips during pregnancy?

What changes are happening with my baby?

Your baby has fully formed fingernails and toenails. Your baby's heartbeat can now be heard. Ask your healthcare provider if you can listen to your baby's heartbeat. By week 14, your baby is over 4 inches long from the top of the head to the rump (baby's bottom). Your baby weighs over 3 ounces.

What do I need to know about prenatal care?

Prenatal care is a series of visits with your healthcare provider throughout your pregnancy. During the first 28 weeks of your pregnancy, you will see your healthcare provider 1 time each month. Prenatal care can help prevent problems during pregnancy and childbirth. Your healthcare provider will check your blood pressure and weight. Your baby's heart rate will also be checked. You may also need the following at some visits:

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor or obstetrician?

Care Agreement

You have the right to help plan your care. Learn about your health condition and how it may be treated. Discuss treatment options with your healthcare providers to decide what care you want to receive. You always have the right to refuse treatment. The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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