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Week 13

Support and information from NCT

NCT offers reliable support and information about the various stages of pregnancy, week by week.

Your developing baby

Your baby and your bump will grow rapidly over this next trimester. Their toes will be obvious and their joints will have developed so they start flexing and kicking. They’re still tiny though (about the size of a fist) so you won’t be able to feel them move just yet!

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Hormones and emotions

Hormones during pregnancy help regulate the many changes taking place to enable your baby to be born safely. 

These altered hormone levels in your body can affect how you feel. You may feel low, tearful or easily irritated. Often these symptoms ease after the first three months of being pregnant.

Booking your antenatal class

You will probably have lots of questions when it comes to giving birth. Our antenatal courses will give you lots of help in preparing for the birth and life with a new baby, and are a great way of making friends with other expectant parents locally. 

To avoid missing out, it’s worth booking onto one of our antenatal courses as soon as you can.


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Further information

NCT offers reliable support and information about the various stages of pregnancy, week by week. Our support line offers practical and emotional support with feeding your baby and general enquiries for parents, members and volunteers: 0300 330 0700.

We also offer antenatal courses which are a great way to find out more about birth, labour and life with a new baby.

Make friends with other parents-to-be and new parents in your local area for support and friendship by seeing what NCT activities are happening nearby.


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