He or she is 2.5 mm tall – approx. like a sesame seed in size and floats in a fluid-filled amniotic sac. The abdomen and chest start to develop, as well as the limbs. The embryo also has a small “tail”. Two brain lobes, cardiovascular and nervous system, spine are shaping. The heart begins to beat after about 20 days of life.
Your menstrual period does not start, the breasts may become more sensitive than usual, you want to go to the toilet more often, and you may be experience dietary change. During pregnancy, your daily menu might include the following:
I would be very advisable for vegetarians and vegans to consult with nutritionists, because the food should be adequately balanced. Nutrient deficiency may also lead to preterm labor or other complications. You may need additional vitamins, such as B12 and vitamin D. It should also contain proper iron diet. Iron-rich foods include broccoli, spinach, almonds, Brazil nuts, legumes, whole grains, dried fruits.