Your Pregnancy at Week 17

by Your Baby Club

To support your baby as they develop strong bones it is recommended that pregnant women take a 10mg supplement of vitamin D as this helps baby with their bone growing in the first few months after birth. You can also boost your vitamin D intake by eating foods such as mackerel, eggs, salmon - all rich in Vitamin D. Good levels of Vitamin D reduce the development of a contention known as Rickets.


Watch out, baby! You may be continuing dancing around your roomy pad but things are going to get a bit tighter! At now over 12cm in length and over 140grams in the weight you are growing at a rapid rate and planning permission will surely be declined for an extension! It’s gonna get cramped in there!

All set for when you baby grows big enough to put their sticky paws all over the place their unique finger and tow prints and in the making this week!


Weight gan can feel quite rapid at present and you may be gaining as much as 1-2lb per week. Remember to take your bump pictures for the album and you will be able to see your growth progress.

Now is a good time to have a think about which antenatal classes you may like to attend. Head over to and sign up to a FREE antenatal class - they are the best around!

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