Your baby is
Ideal weight gain
100 - 200 grams
At 17 weeks, your baby is as big as a pear and weighs in at 140 grams. Your baby's eyes finally look forward instead of sideways, and baby's soft skeleton is hardening into bone.
Indigestion and heartburn is the story and it is unavoidable. On the bright side, your babies movements will get more rapid and recognizable.
Food & Nutrition
Eat small meals and keep hydrated to avoid the indigestion problems. Juices that are cold can help relieve the discomfort.
Fitness & Exercise
Try working out at home, for a change. An exercise bike or a treadmill can do the trick. Don't give up on yoga and meditation as there are special postures just for pregnant women. This postures help in expanding the pelvis, preparing for childbirth.
Yoga in Water
Low impact Aerobics