How will I feel during week 17 of my pregnancy?

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By week 17 of pregnancy, you're likely to start feeling a little unsteady on your feet. As your belly grows it can affect your center of balance. Make sure to wear low-heeled shoes and avoid activities that could make you fall. You may also have more heartburn this week, which is normal. As your uterus expands it pushes against your stomach and other abdominal organs. Unfortunately, heartburn can be a persistent problem throughout the remaining weeks of your pregnancy. The good news is you're likely to have more energy this week!

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Week 17 Of Pregnancy

Week 17 Of Pregnancy

It is common to start feeling lightheaded when changing positions too quickly or unbalanced on your feet when you're 17 weeks pregnant, so take it slow. Your baby is rapidly gaining weight and fat is beginning to form under its tr...

ansparent skin. You may begin to experience heartburn as your uterus expands, crowding your abdominal organs. You may even feel your baby move for the first time -- called quickening. Learn more about the changes to expect during the 17th week of pregnancy with expert advice from Sharecare.
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