Week 17 of pregnancy

Baby's growth

If the fetus is a female, her ovaries begin to form. The uterus is full of amniotic fluid. The placenta is small but performs its function of exchanging nutrients from the mother to the baby and toxic products from the baby to the mother.

Weight: 5 ounces / Size: 5 inches

Changes in mother

His heart beats faster. During the second trimester you may feel fatigued. The good news is that the conflicting emotions you have been feeling up to this point will gradually disappear. You will enjoy the feeling that your baby is moving inside you and you will feel full of life and energy.

It's good you know...

Your husband may feel a little excluded from this whole process, try to give him attention too, and include him in all your plans, it is valid to consent him with special dinners that make him feel like the king of the house.

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Little Bellies Spa is a Service by Pancita's Group.

We are a team of OB/GYN doctors and professionals dedicated to the care of women before, during and after pregnancy.

Little Bellies Spa was founded in 2015 with two locations in Florida, we have expanded to offer our services nationwide. We provide tools and support to women during the most beautiful and happy period of their lives.

In 2016 we introduced our Stretch Mark Therapy products. These products are now used by thousands of pregnant women to prevent and heal stretch marks. Find them at you local Little bellies Spa location or Amazon Prime.

Back in 1998, our Medical Chief Officer Dr. Israel Pesate, a renowned OB/GYN with over 30 years of experience, had a vision of a website that would focus on pregnancy issues and support for mommies and future mommies and Embarazada.com was born. He is the creator of all of the medical content which is also Pancita's Group intellectual backbone. Nowadays, Embarazada.com has well over 5 million views a month.

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