Louise Broadbridge
Louise Broadbridge
Pregnancy Week 23

Is there a kick boxer in there?

You should be well and truly feeling those kicks now as your little one practices his martial arts.  Still lots of room to kick around in so those feelings should be much more pronounced as his arms and legs get stronger and stronger.

Be careful what you say as baby is listening to every word!  He will get used to daily sounds and will recognise your favourite music and the sound of yours and your partners voice.

As you head towards the end of the second trimester you may start to experience some practice contractions also known as “Braxton Hicks”.  These tightenings can be a little alarming at first as your stomach can go rock hard.  However, they shouldn’t be too painful and should come and go at irregular intervals.

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