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Congratulations -- you've made it to the halfway mark. This is a crucial time for your baby's sensory development which takes place in specialised areas of the brain. If your baby is a girl, she has six million eggs in her ovaries... they'll dwindle to one million by the time she's born. Read more information on your baby's development this week.
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Your uterus has grown well into your abdomen -- the top of it probably reaches your belly button. From now on it will grow at about a centimetre per week. You may also notice some aching in your lower abdomen. It's nothing to be alarmed about -- it's just the stretching of your muscles and ligaments supporting your bump.

Many pregnant women worry that they won't be able to cope with the pain of labour and childbirth. Some women consider an elective caesarean to avoid the problem completely, but this isn't necessarily a good idea as the risks with a caesarean


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