13 week of pregnancy
At the 13th week of pregnancy, the easiest and most pleasant period of pregnancy for a future mother begins. A third of the way for a woman is already passed. Nausea morning goes away, the risk of miscarriage is minimal. And what about the baby? At the 13th week of pregnancy, the baby formed all the milk teeth. The child's eyelids grew together, and the eyes will not open until four months later. The kid continues to love sucking a finger. During this period, the baby is laying the tissues, from which the baby's bones will form in the future. The spout of the child and the chin continue to loom. Soon the baby's breast will start to rise, as if breathing. The pancreas of the child begins to independently produce insulin. The placenta assumes the role of supplying the child with oxygen and is responsible for the outflow of processed foods. And later this function will be performed by amniotic fluid. The child in the belly is enveloped by a cloudy membrane - a fetal membrane, which consists of amnions and chorion.
The size of the fetus at the 13th week of pregnancy from the crown to the sacrum is within 65 -78 mm. The child is not larger than a peach in size. Weight up to 20 grams.
Pregnancy at 13 weeks and further presents surprises to the woman, this time in the form of constipation. This is due to the weakened peristalsis of the intestine due to hormonal changes. What happens to the intestines at the 13th week of pregnancy? Overcooked food moves with difficulty through the intestines. This is due to the growing uterus at the 13th week of pregnancy, which presses on the intestines, causing abdominal pain, and leaving very little room in the abdominal cavity, and also because of the low activity of the woman
Treatment of constipation of the pregnant woman
Your mood has deteriorated, the quality of life has changed, the sleep has become sensitive, disturbing the pulling sensations in the stomach? Reconsider your food! Eat foods rich in fiber, and with a debilitating effect. These are beets (boiled, grated), prunes, dried apricots, bananas, apples, plums, wheat bran, kefir, sea kale, raisins. Well, do not forget about the first dishes: soup, borsch, beetroot, shchi. Exclude from the diet rice ground, poppy, pears, an abundance of cakes, coffee, pasta, rolls, sweets. Do not forget about the constant movements that will help to cope with your problem. Walk, breathe fresh air, do simple physical exercises. Compliance with these simple rules should help during the treatment of constipation. But if this did not help, then by contacting a doctor, you will be recommended a safe soft medication Normolakt, produced at the Borshchagh Chemical and Pharmaceutical Plant. The laxative is represented by a syrup of 100 and 200 ml. The drug is widely used in obstetric practice. Single dosage should not exceed 45 ml. The use of laxative is recommended in the morning with breakfast or at will separately. And remember the treatment of constipation of a pregnant ticklish subject, requiring expert advice. Especially it should be taken into account for those women who, before pregnancy, suffered from chronic constipation, hemorrhoids and related problems. а может осложниться на более поздних сроках беременности и доставить в связи с этим много неприятностей. The problem of constipation may complicate later in pregnancy and cause a lot of trouble in connection with this. Namely: a gradual increase, located inside the hemorrhoids, can lead to their loss from the anus.