Your baby's body is starting to take shape
Week 9: Your baby’s skeleton, intestines, and reproductive systems begin to form
When you're 9 weeks pregnant, your baby's body parts and proportions continue to develop and change quickly:
Your Week 9 nutrition and health
Why healthy habits should start now
Being pregnant gives you a new perspective on how your health habits can affect your body and your baby. There are many benefits to good nutrition during pregnancy.
Good nutrition includes a healthy diet supplemented with a prenatal multivitamin as prescribed by your doctor. Starting now in your first trimester will help you maintain these habits throughout your pregnancy.
What to expect at your second doctor visit
At your second doctor visit, which most often occurs sometime between the 8th and 12th weeks of pregnancy, you will possibly hear your baby's heartbeat.
This visit might be shorter than your first prenatal visit, but it will include a check on many of the same vitals:
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