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Your baby looks like a
Banana
20 weeks | 2nd Trimester
133 days left
Your baby is
6.1 inches
Ideal weight gain
200 grams
This Week
Your baby
At 20 weeks, your baby is the size of an ear of corn and weighs as much as one too, about 300 grams. Your baby starts to swallow this week! The baby's body gets covered with a slimy white coat to protect their skin. This white coat, vernix caseosa also aids in childbirth making it smoother.
Your Body
Your breathing trouble will be taken to a whole other level accompanied by the usual indigestion issues. Your baby is pushing down on your intestine and your lungs, the root cause of the issues.
Food & Nutrition
Your diet calls out for iron as your baby is making red blood cells now . Lean meats, fish, lentils and spinach are excellent sources of iron and you should take them on.
What you should eat
Lean Meats, Seafood and Salmon
Lean Meats
Rich in Protein
Seafood
Rich in Iron
Salmon
Rich in Iron.
Fitness & Exercise
Fitness tips
The best way to combat constipation during pregnancy along with keeping hydrated is physical activity. Keep walking or swimming or dancing and be problem free.
Yoga
Swimming
Walking
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