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Guide Happy parents

infant

number of advice: 20

toddler

number of advice: 18

junior

number of advice: 15

Week 20

advice in category: pregnancy

At this stage you may experience eye discomfort and inability to see clearly. It is usual during this period of pregnancy and after the labour you will be back to normal. You gain weight more and more intensively, so you should pay more attention to your diet now. It should be diverse, light, containing lean meat, saltwater fish, vegetables, fruit and grains.

Your baby in this week:
You are half way through! The baby weights 260 grams and is 16 cm long! Under the layer of gunge on its body, all skin layars develop. Nails and hair grow. At this stage, nerve cells are already formed. They are responsible for particular sense organs. The baby practises its sense of balance by remembering swinging when mummy is walking and brathing regularly. When mummy is taking a shower and the water is too cold or too hot, the beaby reacts by stronger movements. It can also react to temperature changes.

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Week 21

Your baby starts to grow very intensively. When it’s in the right position, the sex may be told.

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Week 22

Your shoes become too tight? You will have to face persistent feet swelling. You should buy some comfortable shoes.

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Week 23

Did you notice a dark line on your belly, going from the navel to pubic symphysis? It is a completely normal occurance caused by hormones produced during pregnancy…

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