Already in week seven, the fetus can respond to touch
so don't wait to snuggle with your stomach!
Embryo in week seven
The embryo is now five weeks old and between nine and
14 millimeters long. In other words, it is as big as a
During the seventh week of pregnancy, the fetus is
forming more and more. The neck and face appear more
clearly and the feet are two millimeters longer. The
heart is fully developed with partitions and the
skeleton, skull, kidneys, blood vessels and muscles
develop at furious speed. The face has grown and an
opening for the mouth has been formed, two small
nostrils and clear signs of where the eyes will be. Visit Bestaah
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The embryo is now completely enclosed in the amniotic
membrane which is filled with amniotic fluid. Inside,
the fetus can move freely and the amniotic fluid
protects against pressure and shocks from the outside.
Being pregnant at week seven
Your breasts grow and the areas (the brown around
your nipples) become darker to prepare the breasts for
breastfeeding. The blood vessels of the breast can be
seen as small networks in the skin.
It is common for you to feel dizzy or dizzy
especially when you have been up for a long time. It is
due to pregnancy hormones that cause lower blood
When you are pregnant, you may also feel a taste for
a certain type of food and a strong desire - cravings -
for other foods. Of course, if the food you have craze
on is healthy, there is no problem. Otherwise, of
course, there is nothing wrong with giving in to your
requests sometimes. But check what food you as a
pregnant woman should refuse - whether you follow your
cravings or eat normally.
Good advice in week seven
Do not hesitate to cozy up with your stomach. Already
in the seventh week of pregnancy, the fetus can respond
to touch and the amniotic fluid provides it with good
Also, have a conscious attitude to what you eat and
drink. After all, you are responsible for blood and
nutritional supplies to the little one in your stomach.
Since pregnancy will affect the whole body, it is
also good to think about exercising and exercising now -
whether you have not been so diligent before or if you
are in good shape. If you were in good shape before
pregnancy, nothing prevents you from exercising at high
intensity. If you have not trained before, you should
train a bit calmer according to BVC.
Things to think about
Begin to think about where you want to go on
pregnancy check-up and book an appointment at the
midwife. You have the option to switch reception later
if you are not satisfied with the follow-up.
Common pregnancy symptoms at week seven
- Frequent urination (from about 6-8 weeks)
- Feel dizzy
- Areoles are getting darker