17 Weeks Pregnant

Baby's Development

17 Weeks PregnantWith hands ready to grasp, the fetus, now weighing about 200gms, kicks against the amniotic sac wall.

Your Developments

1 to 1.5kg (2.3 - 3.5 lb) weight gain over the past month. On average 10 1/2 oz (300 gms) a week. Vaginal secretions are likely to continue. The use of panty liners is recommended from now until the end of your pregnancy.

Pregnancy To Do's for Week 17

The Triple Test and/or Amniocentesis are tests that are performed during the fourth month (if needed).


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