Now, you have entered into fourth month of Pregnancy and your baby continues to grow and develop in your fetus. Certainly, as the baby is developing, the weight is also developing and this time the weight has developed to 3 to 6 ounces. Also, the length is about 10 inches and this time you can see the features developing taking the shape of a real baby. The outer ears and the facial shape are now taking its original place. You can now see the baby’s skin which is pink or transparent in color.
Surely, this is an exciting time for you since you will feel all the movements by your baby. The placenta in mother’s womb continues to function completely. The baby starts urinating and makes insulin. The gums are developed. You will feel the fetus moving this month with kicks. The baby is becoming larger now and you will feel all the movements by your baby. You will get to know all the periods of its sleep and awake.
By the end of this month, you will undergo the quickening process due to the fluttering movements of the baby. You will feel like the butterflies are fluttering in stomach or it may be the bubbles. These movements at first, doesn’t assure you that it is your baby but if you will feel it in continuation then you will be assured for your baby’s movements. If you became pregnant for first time then it would be a wonderful experience for you and eventually you will become aware of all the movements a bit sooner.
Create a baby book. Note the first movement of the baby in a calendar. You doctor will ask you for the first move you felt, so you must be sure of that move. It will help you in confirming the due date of delivery.
Symptoms and care:
Generally, women feel well during this stage of pregnancy. You may now have more energy subsided by morning sickness. Now, at this stage, you will really feel like you are pregnant since you have crossed the first trimester. Your clothes might get tight and you need to take more healthy diets as compared to earlier since your baby equally requires the diet. You may go for new parent classes for few days which will help you feel connected and prepared for the arrival of the new baby.