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Weekly Pregnancy Guide - Week 25
Weight: 1.46 lbs 664g
Length (CHL): 12.68" 32.2cm
Heart rate : 144 bpm
Your baby's nostrils begin to open. Some suggest that babies at this stage may even have scent preferences.
The nerves around the mouth and lip area are also more sensitive.
Quite a lot of amniotic fluid is being "inhaled" and "exhaled" now, sometimes so much is swallowed that your baby may even get hiccups!
Your baby's fully-developed hands are regularly exploring the surroundings.
The structures of the spine begin to form, and will develop to have 33 rings, 150 joints and 1000 ligaments.
You uterus is the size of a soccer ball. The pressure caused by your uterus on your back may cause periodic pains in your lower back and legs.
Your doctor may use a tape measure to measure your "fundal height" to determine the size of your uterus, so as to gauge the progress of your pregnancy.
If you notice that other pregnant mothers' bellies are of a different size, remember that everyone is different. Speak to your doctor if you are still worried.


Week 25 Fetus Picture(s):

week 4 embryo blastocyst

Week 25 pregnant belly picture:

week 2 - pregnant belly


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