Now you’re in week 19, your hormones should have settled down a bit and you should be feeling much more like your old self.
With revived energy levels, you may find you’re feeling a bit frisky in the bedroom. Increased blood supply can do wonders for a pregnant woman’s libido. Make the most of it – newborns play havoc with your love life!
Everything you need to know about your second trimester.
Brown-coloured fat deposits are forming which keep him warm. He's likely to be moving around a lot now and is about 20.5 cm in length.
See what he’s getting up to inside the womb.
Hey, what's this? Energy! Suddenly you're full of get up and go. But you might also have backache and brown patches on your skin caused by pigment changes. Find out about other pregnancy side-effects.
- Talk your birth plan through with your midwife next time you see her.
- Make sure you’re doing your pelvic floor exercises every day. Try and choose a regular time when you do a few squeezes – waiting for the bus, in front of the TV. No one need ever know what you’re up to…
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