Week 25



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You might be feeling uncomfortable in the rib area, as your uterus expands upwards. You might start getting some indigestion around now.

If you haven’t already, consider booking into antenatal classes.

Preparing other children

If you have other children, it’s a good idea to prepare them for baby’s arrival. What you tell them might depend on the questions they ask, their age and how interested they seem. If you are planning to have other children at the birth, let your midwife or doctor know. You could also ask them for tips on how to help prepare children for the birth.

Your baby


  • is about 22.5 cm long, and weighs about 720 gm
  • is forming different parts of its spine
  • might react to a loud noise, or move to the sound of familiar music or voices.

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