Week 26 of Pregnancy

Pregnancy Calendar: You are now 26 weeks pregnant

26 weeks old fetus (baby)

Week 26 of fetal development

Your discomforts may become more as you are getting bigger. These include backache, headache, leg cramps, tiredness, heartburn, breathlessness etc.

Your baby

Your baby weighs roughly about 850 gm. This week is exciting for the baby as she opens her eyes. The eyes are fully formed but the pupils do not acquire their final colours until a few months after birth.

Dos and Don’ts

  • Eat small frequent nutritious meals to avoid heartburn.
  • Change your posture if you feel breathless.
  • Avoid sitting for a long time.

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