You would continue steadily gaining weight. Perfect time to exercise the pelvic floor muscles by doing Kegel’s exercise. This helps to support your back and control the flow of urine.


  • Nasal block and cold symptoms
  • Sore breasts
  • Tightness of clothing


  • Sense of fulfilment –warm touch, talking with your baby
  • Be receptive with your partner
  • Mental discomfort in clothing
  • Mind relaxation

Your Baby:

Your baby senses more and more about herself and her environment , through sound, touch taste and the chemical message she receives from you. This is the advent of the pure, truly unconditional maternal-child bond. When you are around 17weeks pregnant, a necessary fat called brown fat develops under your baby’s skin. This will help to keep her warm after birth.