My Pregnancy Week 26

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Pregnancy Week 26

Your baby continues to grow and develop inside of you. Measuring about 14 inches long, she weighs just less than 2 pounds! Her lungs continue to develop, and she is taking small breaths of amniotic fluid inside your womb. These small breaths are getting her in shape for her first breath of fresh air. Her veins are visible through her transparent skin, but soon that will change, as her skin begins to turn opaque.

The nerve pathways are becoming more and more developed, making him more responsive to sound. Don't be surprised if you feel him jump inside of you if he is startled by a sudden noise. If you're having a boy, his testicles are descending into his scrotum. Also, he may be developing the cute habit of thumb-sucking right now!

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My Pregnancy Week 26

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  1. Profile photo of Annette Annette says:

    I’m 25 currently pregnant with my second child.. has anyone had the placenta privia?? I got to the doctor August 1st to get a check up

  2. Profile photo of Stephanie Stephanie says:

    I’m 26 weeks, and I love feeling my baby girl move! She can definitely tell when daddy is touching my belly, cause she stops moving lol. I can’t wait until she gets here <3

  3. Profile photo of Shalace Shalace says:

    Hello everyone im 27 weeks today and for the last few days I have been having extreme pain in the middle of my stomach but above my placenta, Im not sure what it is. It wakes me up because it hurts soo much, It feels like a real bad hunger pain thats sharp. Just wondering if you all had it. My babys fine he keeps jumping around but im scared of what this may be?

  4. Profile photo of Angela Angela says:

    I an 26 weeks and 1 day today.my feet have been swollen for the last week an i had to stop an buy a pair of flip flops today is a size bigger.It seems like the bigger the bump the slow i get this is my 3rd child an i am 40 ,but this pregnancy has taken all my energy this time around .I can’t wait to meet her.

  5. Profile photo of gurjit gurjit says:

    Hello everyone am 26 week pregnant am so excited but am little afraid too because my belly is just a little hump… How much belly grows….

    • Profile photo of Jessica Jessica says:

      I’m the same way! Is it your first one? They say that it’s very usual for your stomach to be on the small size with the first one. Don’t worry about the size unless your doctor is worried. I have a small hump too. You can only tell I’m probably pregnant when I have something very tight on. My doctor said in my last visit though that I was measuring great, so no need to worry!

    • Profile photo of Megan KlayEditor Megan Klay says:

      Hi there – If you’ve seen your doctor and your ultrasounds show that baby is growing at a normal rate then there’s nothing to worry about. All women carry differently and show at different times. Also be sure to ask your doctor if YOU are gaining enough weight during your pregnancy. If they say you’re on track then everything should be fine!

  6. Profile photo of lisa lisa says:

    I’m 26 years old and i’m 26 weeks pregnant with my first pillows are my best friend at night next to mg husband ..can’t wait to meet my lil kaiden scott …#soexcited

  7. Profile photo of Melina Melina says:

    I just love the feeling I get when my little monkey moves, very active baby already..I’m 26 weeks with my 1st child. 🙂

  8. Profile photo of Destinee Destinee says:

    26 Weeks and 3 days. Can’t wait until she arrives

  9. Profile photo of Moyo Moyo says:

    26 weeks and 5 days gone, thank God!!! can’t wait too

  10. Profile photo of Angela Angela says:

    I’m 26 weeks today sooo excited I’m 34 this is my first child it took us 10 years to get this lil one. Its a boy lil Kawan can’t wait to see what my son looks like. Love being pregnant except for my arm falling asleep or tingling if in the wrong position

  11. Profile photo of Beneca Beneca says:

    This is my 1st baby at 35yrs old and I am 26 weeks on the dot today and I cannot wait to see our baby boy!

  12. Profile photo of sindile sindile says:

    Well iam18 and iam 26 weeks and 5 days I’m wishing to have a gal named lwandle ijst can’t wait

  13. Profile photo of Kristin Kristin says:

    I am 26 weeks and 3 days today and I am getting excited to meet my baby girl. I have finally decided on a name for my sweet little baby girl….Brianna grace. I cant believe that I am more than half way done with my pregnancy….Its so hard to get comfortable at night time now, Im using a lot of pillows to put in between my knees and prop my growing belly up at night time. I cant believe how big I am now. I went to the grocery store yesterday and I weigh 150 1/2 lbs now. its crazy how my belly is growing so fast now!! Its amazing what the human body can really do!!

  14. Profile photo of Callie Callie says:

    I am 17 and expecting my first child. I am 26 weeks and 3 days pregnant. I am excited but scard.at the same time. Just having a little trouble trying to pick a name for my little man that my boyfriend and i both agree on.

  15. Profile photo of Schazaura Schazaura says:

    I’m 18 years old and I’m 26 weeks, 3 days pregnant 🙂 I’m excited to be a mom! My boyfriend and I can’t wait for our little man to arrive!!

  16. Profile photo of Kaitlyn Kaitlyn says:

    So excited to be a Grandma for the first time. My daughter is 17 and 26weeks pregnant. We just found out last month and were very shocked as they estimated her too be about 5 weeks… Big mistake!

  17. Profile photo of ROSE ROSE says:

    im 26wks im havin a girl im very excited to meet GENESIS NY’KOLE

  18. 26w and 4 days im excited!!! anyone feeling baby hiccup yet? i felt it 2 times and couldnt help but giggle at my tummy jiggling ! its beautiful knowing you are creating a little life and its growing more and more by the day <3

  19. Profile photo of Michelle Michelle says:

    Can’t wait to meet Kingdom Maliek Quinton in May I’m already attached to my little one

  20. Profile photo of Sade Sade says:

    26 weeks & 4 days today! Wednesday ill be 27 weeks. The days go by so fast! ! Daddy & I can’t wait to meet our first bundle of joy and blessings. <3 Super excited!!!!!

  21. I’m 26 and 3 days , is my second so happy to expand my family. My hubby is soooo happy about it. Can’t wait to meet my little angel.

  22. Profile photo of Stephanie Stephanie says:

    I’m 26 weeks n 2 days today I am so excited to b having my first child can’t wait to meet him

  23. Profile photo of sheenaholman sheenaholman says:

    26 weeks seems so far along yet still so far off…

  24. Profile photo of shiwana shiwana says:

    I’m excited to be having frist bond of joy im 26weeks today cnt wait meet myDaugher Zalayah miracle Marie Lewis… I have 97Days left

  25. Profile photo of Tonisha Tonisha says:

    26 weeks and 2 days pregnant. Can’t wait to me Ta’Liyah Loreal Henderson. She’s my first and last baby. She was really unexpected but I’m excited.

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