What's going on with you?
At 17 weeks pregnant you have probably gained about 10 pounds and
your uterus is now protruding about 11/2-2 inches at your lower
Your breasts are most likely noticeably larger and they may start
developing veins on them. This is due to an increase in blood flow
to your breasts as well as the hormones in your body that are preparing
your breasts for future milk production.
You may also experience more vaginal discharge than usual which
is normal. You should seek out your doctor if the discharge seems
excessive or contains blood. These may be an indicator of pre-term
labour and must be attended to by your doctor immediately.
pregnant - What's going on with baby?
At 17 weeks pregnant, your baby is about 5 inches long and very active in your belly. Their skeleton also develops bone
tissue during this time.
Your baby can now hear sound very well and you can begin bonding
with him or her by playing music for them.
This is a great way for both of you to relax and enjoy each others