At 12 weeks, your baby is now about the size of a blossom cookie — about two inches long and about a half ounce in weight. He’s also a little bit bigger than ever before and has a lot of new facial features, including eyes, nose, and fingernails, that have just started forming.
Your bump is probably showing a little more now that you’re in the second trimester, but it’s important to remember that your body is going through a massive change right now and you’ll continue to look different From Bump to Baby everyone else until you give birth! If you haven’t already, start taking photos of your pregnant belly as it changes and keeps growing.
How Big Are 12 Week Bumps?
A petite pregnancy bump can be a sign of good health and should be fine, but if it’s too small it could indicate oligohydramnios (a condition that causes your amniotic fluid to be too thin). It’s important to have a regular prenatal checkup to make sure your little one is healthy and thriving!
Your uterus is starting to rise out of your pelvis, which takes pressure off your bladder and means you don’t have to go to the toilet quite so often. You should also begin to feel a tighter stomach as the uterus expands to fit your growing baby.
You may experience some light bleeding during pregnancy at this point, but it’s not always a big deal. Your doctor will be able to diagnose the problem and help you with some options for treatment.