Congratulations! To-be Mom! Now you’ve officially entered your second trimester. Pregnancy week 14 marked the starting point of your 4th-month pregnancy.
The second trimester is the safest trimester as compared to the other trimesters. During this trimester, you should be more focused on your diet and your pregnancy-safe exercise.
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In Pregnancy week 14:
By the 14th week, your baby’s brain has developed at a very fast pace. At the start of the second trimester, your baby will start using his/her facial muscles to grimace squint and frown.
By this week, your baby has developed the lot of hair not only on his head and eyebrows but also on his body which is known as Lanugo (which helps to keep baby warm) in medical term. This lanugo usually disappears before birth. Your baby is now able to suck his thumb. Your baby can now stand up straight and neck is getting stronger. The baby is practicing to breathe now.
Around now, the kidneys have started to work and function properly. Your baby will pass urine which contains amniotic fluid which he swallows. Other important development by this week is the production of Meconium in the intestines. The meconium is the earliest stool of infant. It is black colored and tar-like.
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In the 14 weeks of pregnancy, you will feel that moods and symptoms of the first trimester have disappeared. Now you will get some relief and you will be happier. But if you feel that the symptoms of the first trimester have not gone so far, then you do not worry at all because every pregnant woman differs from another pregnant woman. If you want you can talk to your doctor about this for your satisfaction.
Some other symptoms and body changes which you might feel in your 14th week of pregnancy are been mentioned below:
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There are many lifestyle modifications that need to be made during pregnancy and post-delivery. Here are important tips for Pregnancy week 14:
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Ans: According to the experts and medical practitioners, street foods are not safe during pregnancy. As there is a possibility of getting an infection or any food poisoning. This can happen due to the poor food hygiene standards and unclean water. When you’re pregnant, the immune system changes to protect the developing baby. As food craving comes as a symptom of pregnancy so the safest way to satisfy your cravings is to prepare these street foods at your home.
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