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The development of the baby week 13

The same way your body has been working overtime, your baby’s organs are keeping themselves just as busy during the last week of the first trimester. The liver secretes bile, the pancreas produces insulin, and the kidneys form the urine to transport residue to the amniotic liquid. The intestines, which resided partially in the umbilical […]

Abdominal pain: What does it mean?

The inconvenient symptoms have lessened, but your body continues working hard. You’ll probably be feeling a little sore in your abdominal region – that’s because the ligaments that sustain the uterus are stretching to accommodate your baby, who won’t stop growing. Often felt as a type of sharp, stabbing pain near your crotch area, this […]