PREGNANCY WEEK 26
Anther lovely side effect!
It is not known exactly why pregnant women are more prone to leg cramps but you may find yourself suffering with this unpleasant muscle contraction - especially during the night. Try getting your partner to flex your foot back towards you to relax the muscles. Gentle leg and ankle rotations before bed may also help.
Have you booked onto an antenatal course yet? If you live in Hampshire (UK) you could have a look at one of Let's Talk Birth and Baby courses. We will get you ready!
They will melt your heart...
All the while the workings of your baby's eyes have been developing they have kept those lids firmly shut. Now that the retina is in good working order baby will open their eyes to reveal probably blue eyes! Their final colour will be revealed by the time baby is around 9 months old.
Room is becoming more of a premium now for baby but there is still enough room for gymnastics which you can probably even see happening when you lay down and relax.