RD Week 17 of pregnancy

What's happening with you and your baby at week 17 of pregnancy?

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You’re almost halfway there now. Your energy has probably returned but even so, try not to overdo it.

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If you’re at work or you’re running around looking after other children it’s not always easy or practical to relax with your feet up, but grab every opportunity to do just that and don’t be too proud to accept any offers of help!

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Your baby
He has a range of expressions from a frown to a grimace. He can bring his fingers to his thumb and his fingers all together. At 16.5cm, he’s still small enough to fit in your palm. Take a look at your growing baby in pictures.

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You
You may be constipated but feel like you’re ‘leaking.’ No wonder, thanks to the joys of a runny nose, extra sweating and vaginal secretions. All signs that there could be a problem with your pregnancy: early treatment can lead to fewer problems later on.

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