11th week now, Mama! You’ve got a long journey ahead of you, but you’re going to love every bit of it. The little one inside you is growing at an incredible speed, and within the blink of an eye, you’ll be on your way to the delivery room! By the 11th week, your baby is already the size of a fig.
For female babies, the ovaries have started developing as well
Your baby now has clear nasal passages, nipples, and a tongue
Your baby has developed a palate now
Tooth buds continue forming in your baby’s mouth
Hair follicles have started forming all over the body
At this stage, the baby’s position starts to change; the body starts straightening and the torso elongates
Your little one can now roll, stretch and somersault inside you. It won’t be long before you can start to feel your baby wiggling inside you!
What to expect in the ultrasound
The 11th-week ultrasound is probably one of the most crucial scans throughout your pregnancy, so it is thoroughly advised to not miss this one. It gives you a glimpse of your baby for the first time, along with some other very important information.
This will be your first trans-abdominal scan
This week’s scan rules out any abnormalities that can be seen in the fetus
The baby looks more human with well-formed hands and legs