Your 18th week

      Your Baby

      Your baby has more distinct facial features. In girls, the ovaries develop 5million eggs. You can feel the movements of your child at times but truth is, your baby is sleeping most of the time. It now measures about 14 centimetres and weighs about 155 grams.

      Length 14 cm Weight 155 gr

      Your body

      Can you feel the first stirrings of your baby now? It feels like a slight tremor/flutter or even bubbles that rise in the abdomen. These are the special experience from the first movements of your child. More movements will follow soon.

      Our AptaAdvantage Tip

      You can strengthen and expand targeted and specific muscles to prepare for the impending birth now. Every prenatal course consists of the pregnancy gymnastics. This is to assist your preparation for the birth of your baby and also for better pain endurance as these courses incorporate breathing and relaxation exercises with your physical training.

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