Good news: If you're like most women, some of the most difficult parts of trimester one are either gone or on their way out. You're vomiting less, urinating less and feeling a bit more energized.
Unfortunately, you and heartburn (and/or general indigestion) might be getting to know each other really well, your waist is thickening, and your shoes might be starting to feel a little snug. Your hormones are telling your joints to loosen up in preparation for eventual delivery.
Other possible week 13 symptoms:
- A thin, cloudy vaginal discharge (it's helping to keep baby's environment safe from contaminants)
- Constipation (hormones are causing your bowels to relax a bit, so contractions aren't as powerful)
- Veins becoming more visible beneath the skin (from increased blood flow to baby)
- Increased sex drive
And that's not even the half of it. There are a whole host of things going on that you can't feel at all …