Pregnancy Week 21
Find out what is going on in your belly during week 21. Also discover why your sex life and relationship with your partner might be adjusting slightly.
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Watch Your Baby's Growth
Your Changing Body
If you're self-conscious about your body on top of losing sleep and worrying about the health and well-being of your baby, stress can take its toll. Try your best to work out and have some me-time to decompress and relax, and don't feel guilty about it, because that break is also keeping your little one intact!
Your Developing Baby
Your baby's having a bit of a growth spurt. That's from all the amniotic fluid he or she is swallowing, though most of Baby's nourishment is still from the placenta.
You're growing, and so is your baby. You may not have the best body image right now, but rest assured--you're beautiful and you're nurturing a life in there. That's amazing, and it shows your strength, which is sexy, so chin up!
Your Week 21 To-Do List
1. Research the pros and cons of breastfeeding.
An Inside Look
Take a unique look at Baby's development inside the womb this week.
Your Pregnancy Calendar
Organize your doctor's appointments, save your ultrasound photos, and more--all in one place!
Ask Parents About Week 21
We've got answers to your questions from experts and parents who've been there.
- Can too much stress during pregnancy be bad for my baby?
- Do I really need to take childbirth classes?
- Why are my breasts more uneven now?
Everything in Pregnancy Week 21
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The Inside Story: Your Baby in Week Twenty-One
As your baby continues to develop, she is becoming increasingly aware of your activities.
Your Developing Baby: Week 21
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Psychiatric Disorders and Medications
If you have a psychiatric disorder, you may need to adjust your medication while you're pregnant.
Setting Rules for Relatives
Setting boundaries with relatives now for the birth of your child is important--it will help you feel much more at ease on your big day...
Sex and Your Growing Belly
Everything you need to know about getting intimate with belly, baby and all!
Travel Safety in Mid-Pregnancy
Keep these sensible tips in mind when traveling during your second trimester.
Handling Your Partner's Anxiety Over Baby Bills
Now is a great time to sit down with your partner to discuss how your finances will change once the baby arrives.
Diet & Exercise
Also known as cobalamin, vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient during pregnancy.
Peanuts and Allergies
Everything you need to know about consuming peanuts during pregnancy--whether you're allergic or not.
Try these stretches to ensure you stay flexible throughout your pregnancy.
Zinc is an important nutrient for both you and baby--make sure you're getting enough.
Q & A
Q&A: Belly Button Soreness
Learn why you might be experiencing some belly button pain in your second trimester.
Q&A: Can His Kicks Hurt Me?
Your baby can't actually hurt you with his punches and kicks, but there are natural ways you can try to minimize his punches.
Q&A: Getting Back Into the Job Market
Stay on top of the job market while you're out for maternity leave to make sure you can adjust back into the workplace.