PREGNANCY WEEK 12: The Refine.

Soft skeleton is formed and movements are more refined.

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Right now the baby’s skeleton is formed as a tissue known as cartilage.

In weeks to come, the skeletal tissue will go through a hardening process.

In this week, your baby is looking more and more like a human. Its reflexes and movements are also more refined.

Even so, you still would not be able to feel its movement yet.

Your Baby Is Looking Plump!

Early Symptoms of Pregnancy Are Slowing Down.

Your morning sickness is probably somewhat lessen now as your pregnancy are heading into the second trimester.

This means that you may experience less nausea, vomiting, headache, and fatigue.

Some people may experience Melasma.

Melasma is a skin condition that causes hyper-pigmentation on areas of your facial skin due to hormonal changes.

Breast tenderness and soreness are also common during this time because your breast are growing.

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Vitamin B6 is great for mom and baby.

Vitamin B6 or Pyridoxine is a water-soluble vitamin that helps in improving your mood,  relieving nausea during pregnancy, and regulating blood sugar levels.

It also aids in producing red blood cells, that is why is it useful to treat anaemia.

Vitamin B6 is also essential for the development of your baby’s brain and nervous system.

10 to 25 mg of Pyridoxine is needed per day to ensure healthy both mother and child.

Some foods that are abundant in Vitamin B6 are peanuts, soybeans, wheatgerm, oats, and bananas.

Maybe you can try this recipe for a little fun treat at home.

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What To Do At 3rd Month of Pregnancy?

Now that your risks of miscarriage have significantly decrease, some people would choose to celebrate and tell the world about it.

It is time for letting your friends, families, and even your boss know that you are expecting.

You can throw a small house party or a simple post on your social media.

In the other hand, if you don’t feel like telling anyone about it yet, but still want to talk about it and exchange knowledge and experiences, you can try joining prenatal classes or online parental forums where you can meet other preggers like yourself.

Having a support group that is going through the same thing as you are can help lighten the stress and burden throughout your nine months journey.

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