Sunday, August 31, 2008

Week 23 Of Pregnancy: 25 Weeks Of Amenorrhea

Your uterus continues to grow to allow your baby to grow up normally.
Your breathing is getting faster, in fact you have to eliminate twice as much carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to your baby.

Your baby
It now measured 28 cm and weighs 560 g. It moves a lot and made an average of 20 to 60 movements per half hour, it is capable of catching its feet.
The organs of your baby grow so fast, nerve cells are in place and will connect them.
The dental buds grow and are already preparing for the arrival of teeth by secreting of ivory.
It is now possible to differentiate completely his genitals. If it is a boy, the testicles are not yet descended into the scrotum.

Good to Know
Do not miss meal rich with iron (your baby needs) this will help you to avoid anemia, therefore eating meat, eggs, cereals, chocolate…
Beware of urine infections which can trigger premature delivery by causing contractions.
If you do not feel your baby move for more than 24 hours, consult your doctor.


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