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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 13

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Wonderful!  You are at the end of the first trimester.  Your baby is now nearly three inches long.  You should have stopped having the morning sickness by now.  The fetus now has a head that is half the size…

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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 14

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Welcome to the second trimester of your pregnancy.  For the mathematically inclined this is the start of the fourth month which is week fourteen to week seventeen.  Your fifth month of pregnancy will be week 18 to week 21.  The final month of this trimester will be the sixth month from week 22 to week 26. What does the second trimester mean?  This 14th week most of the new mothers…

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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 15

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From this week on you might notice a slight bump below your bellybutton. As your womb is growing with the baby and has outgrown from the pelvis, to come up higher in your belly. If it’s not the case…

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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 16

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Week 16 is mid of the 4-month pregnancy. It’s an important week as your baby can now hear you! It may show movements on scans,  whenever you talk. You may start feeling the light flutters which are easily confused with gas. But in a few weeks, the kicks and turns can be easily recognized. We would recommend you to talk to your baby, as your voice calms it. We would…

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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 17

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The end of the 17th week of pregnancy translates to four months.  Though the baby is still very small, your body is adjusting to the growth expected.  This means your balance can get affected as the center of gravity…

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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 18

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In the 18th week, the baby continues to grow and your body is adapting to the changes due to this growth.  Your uterus is increasing in size and this is pulling down the lower back and pushing your belly out.  If you lie down on your back, the growing uterus presses against the veins at the back of your abdomen which in turn hinders the free flow of blood.  This…

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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 19

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What does the baby look like in week 19?  It is now nearly six inches long and weighs a little less than 9 ounces. Your uterus is now nearly level with your navel.  The bump is prominent now and…

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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 20

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Week twenty means you are halfway through your pregnancy.  Though pregnancies can be up to 42 weeks it is common for there to be a plus or minus two weeks at the 40 weeks mark. At this stage the baby is now nearly 10 inches long if measured from heel to to head.  If measured from crown of the head to the rump it is still only about seven inches…

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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 21

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In the 21st week, you need to check your weight.  By now you should have gained approximately 12 to 14 pounds for a single baby and if you are carrying twins then the weight gain could be as much…

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Feb, 2018

Baby Growth Week 22

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Wow!  This is the 22nd week and the fifth month of your pregnancy.  Your baby is now 11 ± 1 inch and weighs 15± 1 ounce. How time has flown!! You need to keep a track of the weight you are putting on.  Till now you have been putting on approximately one pound a week which should now slow down to about half a pound every week.  Your bump has…

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