Week 23
Your baby is the size of a cake mix box!
Week 23 |
Fun Fact!
Your baby is now practicing how to breathe.
Week 23 |
Dos and Don'ts
  • Do take Folate
  • Don't stay in the same position for too long
Week 23 |
What should you expect in Week 23?
  • Pregnancy brain is really kicking into gear.
  • As What to Expect suggests, it may be a good thing to start writing things down so you don’t forget them, or texting them to your partner or someone you can trust to keep you on track!
  • You’re also now in your sixth month of pregnancy!
  • The baby’s heartbeat is also getting so strong your doctor may be able to find it with just their stethoscope!
  • You may also start to notice a dark line running down the center of your belly.
  • This is called linea nigra. According to What to Expect, “it’s caused by the same pregnancy hormones responsible for all the skin discolorations you might be seeing, like the darker shade of your areolas and the deeper tone of the freckles on your arms and legs.”
  • While you may still be experiencing swelling, this could also lead to tingling hands.
  • This is the result of the pressure on your nerves from the swelling.
Helpful Products
Week 23 |
Chicco SideKick Hip Seat Carrier
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From around the house when your little one doesn’t want down, to out and about when they want up and down, the ergonomic SideKick™ Hip Seat Carrier makes carrying easier and more comfortable for both parent and child.
Week 23 |
Chicco Fit2 Air Infant & Toddler Car Seat
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The Fit2® Air offers the same convenience and ease-of-use features as our top-rated KeyFit® 30 Infant Car Seat, plus the added benefit of extended rear-facing use up to at least 2 years of age.
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