Updated 21 November 2014

Week 29: 11 weeks to go!

Your baby becomes sensitive to sound, taste, smell and light during this time.


What is happening to your baby:

  • Your baby’s head is in proportion with the body.
  • The brain can control primitive breathing and body temperature.
  • Your baby becomes sensitive to sound, taste, smell and light.
  • The eyes can move inside the sockets.

What is happening to you:

  • You may suffer from itchy skin.
  • You may have leg cramps - usually in the thigh, calf or foot. This is due to low calcium levels or salt deficiency.

What to do:

  • Relieve leg cramps by massage or calcium and salt tablets.


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