What will I look like during week 28 of pregnancy?

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At 28 weeks, the woman has usually gained approximately 12 pounds. The uterus has grown into the abdomen and the woman looks pregnant. The growing uterus has shifted the woman's center of gravity and the hormones have relaxed the pelvic ligament resulting in the "Waddling Gait" of pregnancy.
During the last trimester, most women gain between one to two pounds per week. Therefore, you might feel a little heavier as you move through week 28. Because of this weight gain you may experience swelling in your legs and feel awkward trying to move around.
 

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