Pregnancy Week 11

BirthWatch ticker week for 11

"Your baby is about 2 inches long and weighs just 1/4 ounce."

More About Week 11:

  • Tiny tooth buds are forming under your baby's gums.
  • Your baby's skin is transparent.
  • Your baby's bones are beginning to harden.
  • Your baby's head is nearly half the size of the entire length of the body.
  • Your baby's brain is forming 250,000 neurons every minute. Brain development is very rapid at this time.
  • Your baby's fingers and toes have separated from each other completely.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips for Week 11

Recommended Reading:

The Business of Being Born

This is a DVD. Watch this DVD (available for purchase at or at your local library or through Netflix) in your 1st or early 2nd trimester and think about how your prenatal appointments are going. Are you satisfied with your care provider? Are your appointments long enough for you to get answers to all your questions? Do you leave feeling listened to and respected? The Business of Being Born can help you sort out your feelings about what you need in a maternity care provider. If your fit isn't right now, it's not going to improve in the labor and delivery room. Continue to shop around for the care provider that fits you best.

See More Recommendations For the First Trimester from BirthWatch