Welcome to your second trimester! At 14 weeks pregnant, you’ve made it through the period when you were most likely not to feel well because of pregnancy symptoms, with 70% of pregnant women experiencing nausea in the first trimester. Hopefully, you are starting to feel better now or can look forward to feeling more comfortable in the coming weeks.
You’re probably full of questions about what this trimester will bring, as well as specifically what to expect now that you’re 14 weeks pregnant. Keep reading to discover how your baby is developing, the most common pregnancy symptoms at this stage, and lifestyle tips for a healthy baby and mom, with advice from a Flo expert.
Your baby at 14 weeks pregnant
Now that you’re 14 weeks pregnant, your baby is starting to form tiny toenails, which will be fully developed by 36 weeks. Adorable.
Forming fetal red blood cells
At this stage, your baby is also forming fetal red blood cells, which are currently produced in your baby’s spleen. By the third trimester, their bone marrow will take over. This is where these important cells, which carry oxygen around the body, will be created for the rest of your baby’s life.
How big is a baby at 14 weeks pregnant?
Length (crown to heel): 14.7 cm or 5.8 in.
Weight: 93 g or 3.3 oz.
Size: Equivalent to a peach
All measurements are approximate and vary within the normal range.