Sunday, May 23, 2010
(Click to enlarge) (Above photos courtesy of http://www.babycenter.com/)
- Blood vessels in his lungs are developing to prepare for breathing, and the sounds that his increasingly keen ears pick up are preparing him for entry into the outside world.
- Loud noises that become familiar now — such as your dog barking or the roar of the vacuum cleaner — probably won't faze him when he hears them outside the womb.
- I am able to see him squirm underneath my clothes now.
- Sluggish circulation in the legs — coupled with changes in blood chemistry that may cause some water retention — may result in swelling, also known as edema.