Pregnancy Week 25

BirthWatch ticker week for 25

"Your baby's hair now has color."

More About Week 25:

  • The baby is growing body fat and the skin is becoming less wrinkled.
  • Many babies have developed predictable sleep and wake cycles by now.
  • Babies in utero give themselves a lot of tactile stimulation, grabbing their umbilical cords, clasping hands, and exploring their own faces.
  • Your baby's nostrils begin to open.
  • Your baby has now reached the age of viability; however, the healthiest babies are born between 39 and 41 weeks.
  • Your baby now weighs about 1.5 pounds.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips for Week 25

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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