23 Week Pregnant: Pregnancy Calendar
During pregnancy, you will feel anxious and worried about what will happen to you and your baby in these 9 months. Every week of pregnancy bring new bodily changes and we are here to provide you details of 23 week pregnant and you can get a lot of information about what to expect in every week of pregnancy. Here is a guide to your pregnancy journey.
Baby Development in 23 Week
Your baby’s weight has increased now and is almost a little more than 500g and measures about 28.9cm from start to end. The movements can be felt on surface of tummy in the coming weeks. The sounds that your baby can hear now have become clearer. Your baby can hear the sounds in the outside world as early as 16 weeks but these sounds have become clearer now. Bone marrow of your baby has also started making more red blood cells. Blood is pumped around your baby’s body and now skin appears red due to flow of this blood.
By this time:
You should be careful about level of exercises that you choose to do. Before choosing any exercise routine, make sure that you consult and discuss with your doctor anything before you take a start. If you will not consult your doctor then you might not know that the exercise routine that you are using is harmful for you. You should remember a few things:
Follow the tips
to stay safe in second trimester of your pregnancy:
Stays hydrated and drink lots of water.
It is good for you to adjust your exercise
routine. Some women in 2nd trimester may suffer from problem of
congestion but it’s good to keep a check on medications that you are taking to
relieve from such problems.
Do not miss your antenatal appointments.
Your doctor will suggest you genetic testing in
order to check that where your baby is at risk.