Feel him kicking? He’s likely to be more energetic than earlier, although he may make fewer movements due to the limited space. As more fat is laid down, your baby slowly loses his red and wrinkly appearance. Your baby will nearly double in weight during this time, from around 900g to 1.8kg.
To prepare for breastfeeding, your breasts may start leaking colostrum (pre-milk). Swelling in your lower legs and ankles is common, but if your hands or face swell, contact your GP or midwife immediately – it could be a sign of preeclampsia, which is a dangerous condition that requires attention.
YOUR BABY’S HANDS ARE FULLY FORMED AND FINGERNAILS ARE GROWING LONGER YOUR BABY’S EYELIDS ARE OPEN AND HE CAN SEE AND FOCUS FAT IS BUILDING UP UNDER HIS SKIN