Amazing activity in the womb
Week 25: Your baby is developing hands and coordination skills
During the 25th week of pregnancy, your baby uses her tiny developing hands to learn about herself and her environment. In fact, her hands have developed to the point that she can make a fist.
Here's what else is going on:
Your Week 25 nutrition and health
Calcium helps a baby grow — and keeps mom strong, too
Help ensure your baby continues to get stronger every day by eating calcium-rich foods. If your calcium intake is low, your baby will actually draw from the calcium in your bones and teeth, which could set you up for developing osteoporosis later in life. So make sure you’re getting enough calcium for both of you.
To meet your daily calcium requirement of 1,000 mg, consider eating three or more of the following foods every day (if you have special dietary requirements or needs, consult a dietitian for guidance):
How your body is preparing for breastfeeding
When you are around 25 weeks pregnant, the milk-producing glands in your breasts grow larger and the skin around your areolas and nipples changes in preparation for breastfeeding.
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