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What symptoms does the mother have in the 13th week of pregnancy?

By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 03/30/2022

Most commonly by 13 weeks of pregnancy, you will have gained some weight as your body changes shape and you lose the shape of your pelvis. Discomfort caused by uterine stretching, heartburn or distress is also likely to increase.

Another possible symptom is bowel slowing. Smooth muscles, those without voluntary movement, become slower with pregnancy. As a result, intestinal transit is slower and more time is needed to digest food.

Read the full article on: 13th week of pregnancy: end of first trimester ( 66).
 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
B.Sc., M.Sc.
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI) License: 3185-CV.