Pregnancy Week 22

BirthWatch ticker week for 22

"Your baby's irises lack pigment but will soon become some shade of newborn dark blue, grey or brown."

More About Week 22:

  • Your baby's umbilical cord sits in front of baby and serves as baby's first toy.
  • Your baby's skin is wrinkled and red.
  • Tooth buds are developing under your baby's gum line.
  • The areas in your baby's brain that recognize smell, taste, hearing, sight and touch are developing now.
  • Your baby's skin now has four layers.
  • Your baby has developed sweat glands.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips for Week 22

Recommended Reading:

Pilates During Pregnancy

This is a DVD. Yes, you have to exercise during pregnancy to maintain health and build stamina for childbirth and parenthood. Pilates does this beautifully. Ideally, you're taking a regular, weekly exercise class in your community. Between classes, this is a terrific DVD for women who want a terrific workout at home.

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