Your baby is as big as a lime!
At this stage, you wouldn’t be able to see if you are having a boy or girl, although the reproductive organs are developing well at this stage they look very similar. If you are having a girl this is when her ovaries start to develop. Around week 14 you will be able to get a true sense of your baby’s sex. Your baby’s head accounts for about half of her overall length and look rather disproportionate but don’t worry this will soon change.
Your baby is now the size of a...
Lime. From now until about 20 weeks your baby will be growing at a rate of knots more than doubling in size. She will be about 2 inches long now. Your placenta will grow proportionately to accommodate the increasing demand for nutrients.
Pregnancy symptoms at 11 weeks
Fatigue, nausea, leg cramping, vaginal discharge, gas, and skin darkening. Many women get concerned when they see a dark line down the centre of their belly. This is a totally normal pregnancy symptom called the linea nigra and the darkness goes away on its own after you give birth.
Tips and advice for pregnancy at 11 weeks
If you are working, you may have to now look at whether your job is overly strenuous, or potential dangers, you may want to let your employer know about your pregnancy. It could be that you will want to tell your employer, and possibly alter your job responsibilities to suit. If have confidence that your employer will handle the news well, telling them about your pregnancy early means you can take advantage of any employer-provided services that can help make your pregnancy healthier and less stressful.