Embryos are nidating in the uterine wall. Their size is about 1mm. Her teats are getting bigger and turn pink. Coat on belly and around the teats is getting finer.
Head, body, spinal cord and central nervous system start to develop in the embryos.
The basis of internal organs start to develop.
Development of the embryos‘ internal organs. Their size is about 2mm.
Development of the embryos‘ internal organs.
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The embryos are nidated in the uterine wall, the development of internal organs continues and neural tube closes. The size of embryos is about 4mm.
Development of placenta. From now on the pregnancy can be confirmed. Ultrasound does not show embryos yet, only their gestational sacs full of amniotic fluid. The size of embryos is about 5mm and heart starts to develop.
It is now ideal time for pregnancy confirmation.
Bitch may suffer from morning sickness and loss of appetite. This is due to hormonal changes and tonus in uterus. The bitch may be insensible. Time to time she may be sick. It is advisable to divide her daily amount of food into small portions and add some tasty ingredients to her food. Clear discharge from vulva may appear which is absolutely normal.