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#baby may still be having a good time in your womb and unusually that’s no problem at all. Although labor can start anytime, you can help out by going for long walks.
Congratulations! #baby is now fully grown, ready to send you into labor at any moment!
Congratulations! #baby is now a full-term baby! To facilitate the little one’s descent and stimulate labor, go for a walk anytime you can.
#baby ’s eyes and hair are now pigmented, and the lungs keep producing surfactants.
#baby ’s systems have matured enough to sustain life outside your body. Meanwhile, you may start seeing thick mucus discharge with stains of blood.
Finally, the lungs are fully developed, and #baby is ready to breathe on their own. With the increased pressure on your pelvic floor muscles, you may experience accidental urine leakage when you laugh or sneeze.
Most of #baby ‘s bones and organs are almost fully developed. You may start getting contractions more often and may have increased vaginal discharge.
The lungs, brain, and central nervous system are almost fully developed. Some of your pregnancy symptoms might get better or even disappear, as #baby drops head down into your pelvis.
#baby may now be able to open the eyes when awake and close them when asleep.
Now, #baby may be in the head-down position, with the head getting closer to your pelvis.
#baby can now turn the head and might do that in response to the sound of your voice. Your Braxton-Hicks contractions, if you have them, may now last up to 30 seconds.
#baby may now have turned to adopt a position ideal for a natural delivery. With the due date coming nearer, you might be feeling anxious, and together with your odd sleep patterns, you might be having vivid dreams.
#baby is now growing faster, getting bigger and stronger. With your enlarging uterus exerting pressure on your lungs, you may experience shortness of breath.
Congratulations! You’re entering the third trimester! By now, #baby can regulate body temperature and is starting to breathe, two signs that show that the little one is ready to live outside the womb.
This week marks the final week of the second trimester. #baby ’s brain is now growing faster than any other part of the body.
#baby may already be in the head-down position, the ideal position for a natural birth. You may experience sleep disruptions due to hormones and your growing belly.
#baby can now respond to familiar sounds, such as your voice.
#baby starts to interact more with noise and may blink when you clap your hands. Your belly grows every day, and, as a result, the skin gets stretched and can become itchy.
#baby face is now completely developed. Some moms already experience their first Braxton-Hicks contractions.
#baby now sleeps for about 14 hours per day and spends the rest of the time awake, often practicing new movements. You may start to notice pain at your butt, known as piles.
#baby can now suck the thumbs, and you might experience more swelling and possible problems with your gums.
The 20th week is a major milestone, as you and #baby have gone halfway already.
#baby develops a creamy coating, which will help during natural delivery and has benefits in the first hours after birth.
#baby is now able to hear your voice! Through a stethoscope, you can hear #baby ’s heart beating.
This week marks the first time your baby is bigger than the placenta.You yourself might sweat more than usual.
#baby is growing very fast and is moving around a lot. An increase in blood flow through your body is preparing you for breastfeeding.
#baby ‘s face begins to look like that of a cute baby. As your blood volume increases, you may develop nasal congestion or even nosebleed.
Welcome to the 2nd trimester! Your Baby immune system begins to form, although it may take several more years for it to reach full capacity.
#baby ’s bones are becoming stronger, and you might start to notice more second-trimester symptoms, such as constipation, cravings, tender breasts, and increased sex drive.
#baby can now close the tiny fingers and make a little fist. And congratulations, you may now, for a few weeks, go to the toilet less frequently than before.
#baby is now a fetus 🙂 This means your baby has gone beyond the embryonic stage and is now officially called a fetus. At this point, all of the major parts of the little one’s body have developed.
#baby has entered the final week of the embryonic period and after it, there is a lower chance of miscarriage.
#baby ’s body organs are now present, and the heartbeat should be audible on your next doctor’s appointment.
From the 8th week, babies show a reflex response to touch, so expect #baby to start reacting to your actions.
#baby ’s head is now larger than the rest of the body because the brain is developing extraordinarily fast. For many women, this week can be hard, and you might feel an urgent need to pee.
During this week, #baby’s heart will start beating. But also a little face is taking shape. Cheeks, chin, and jaws begin to form, and the eyes and nose are now visible as tiny little dots.
This week marks the start of the embryonic period, a time when the mass of cells becomes distinct as a tiny little human being.
This implantation of the blastocyst is probably completed, which means you’re likely to get a positive pregnancy test 😉
Although you may not be feeling anything, by this week, you are most likely pregnant — congratulations!
Ovulation may occur this week, which means that you are going to get pregnant very soon.
Even though you are technically in the first week of the pregnancy, conception does not happen until Week 2 or 3.
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