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9 Weeks Pregnant

9 Weeks Pregnant:

The embryo after the ninth week of your pregnancy can officially now be called the fetus.  

You might feel a bit of weight gain around the waist and bus line.  The uterus is increasingly growing inside your belly.

Pregnancy Week 9:
Baby Development

During week 9 the baby is the size of a grape.  The baby has developed earlobes, eyelids are fused shut, and fingers are slightly enlarged.  Also the baby now can move his limbs.   

The biggest joints are working shoulders, elbows knees, wrist, and ankles. You’ll be able to see a tiny human being in your belly.  The baby’s essential organs, tissues, and body parts have taken form.

9 Weeks Pregnancy Baby Size

The baby measures about 2.3 cm in length and weighs less than 2g.  The baby is the size of a grape during this stage.

Changes In Your Body During Pregnancy Week 9

The most common complain from women during week 9 of their pregnancy is experiencing mood swings.  Also you might feel bloated and exhausted.  You might start gaining some weight due to water retention. 

You’ll also experience fuller breast. At week 9, you’ll continue to experience the early symptoms of pregnancy such as pains, bloating, dizziness, aches and bloating.

What Does 9 Weeks Pregnant
Look Like?

At week 9 of your pregnancy, you may not notice any changes in your body.  The most common noticeable change is developing larger breast because they are preparing for breast-feeding.

 You might not see any noticeable growth on your belly unless your carrying twins or overweight.

9 Weeks Pregnant Ultrasound

The ultrasound will reveal the baby making small movement.  It’s essential to get an ultrasound performed because it detects any miscarriage or ectopic pregnant. The heartbeat is strong enough to be audible on fetal Doppler.

9 Weeks Pregnant Symptoms

You are still experiencing all the early symptoms of pregnancy such as morning sickness, nausea, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, and vomiting.

The most common complains during week 9 are:

When To Call The Doctor

If you experience any of the following symptoms make sure to seek medical attention from your doctor.

It’s important to pay attention to these symptoms because they can lead to complications such as preeclampsia, ectopic pregnancy, and yeast infection.

  • Extreme dizziness
  • Increasingly loss or weight gain
  • Excessive headaches or migraine
  • Excessive nausea
  •  Excessive vomiting
  • Having the cold and flu
  • Fever with temperature
  • Fever lasting over 24 hours
  • Passing blood clots
  • Heavy vaginal bleeding
  • Heavy spotting
  • Severe abdominal
  • Lower back pain
  • Cramping

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