You are 5 weeks pregnant

You are 5 weeks pregnant

You may need to nip to the loo more frequently because your uterus is constantly enlarging

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If you can smell the perfume of someone on the other side of the office, or you suddenly go off your favourite chai tea latte it’s just one of many peculiar quirks of pregnancy. You may need to nip to the loo more frequently because your uterus is constantly enlarging (from plum-size before pregnancy to melon-sized at 40 weeks) and pressing on your bladder forcing you to make a midnight dash for the loo.

Your baby is about 2.5 cm long and has lost the little tail it had when it first developed. It now looks a lot more like a baby and even does jumpy movements from time to time. You won’t feel her moving for a while yet, but the physical changes your body is going through will remind you constantly that you are pregnant.

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