Pregnancy week 23
How's the foetus during 23 weeks? Here come those developing lungs
Your baby weighs about 501g and is about 28.9cm long from crown to heel- mango-sized!
• Your baby's lungs are developing surfactant - a substance that will help the lungs to expand after birth.
• The fingernails are completely formed and the bones of the middle ear begin to harden. What's with my body: Leg cramps
• You may be woken in the night by an excruciating leg cramp, especially if you suffer from a shortage of calcium. If you have leg cramps, straighten your leg and flex your ankle. Get your partner to massage your calf muscles.
• You may see your abdomen move as your baby does his acrobatics inside.
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