21 Weeks Pregnant

21 Weeks Pregnant With Twins or Multiple Babies

The babies will be kicking at each other frequently during and after week 21 as they move around. The membrane separating them is quite elastic, so you do not have to worry about them actually kicking each other. Your babies are well protected, and their activity will not rupture the membrane.
Fluid retention may worsen in a multiple pregnancy, so you should make sure to drink lots of water and rest with your feet elevated.

Helpful Tips for Mom at 21 Weeks Pregnant

It may seem early, but if you are planning to return to work after your baby is born, now is the time to look into childcare options. If you are unsure about whether or not you will be returning, it is always good to have a plan for both situations. Many childcare centers have long waiting lists and do not have many openings for infants, so start your research now!

21 Weeks Pregnant: Helpful Tips for Spouses

The second trimester is generally the easiest; therefore, this is a good time for planning and preparing for your baby together. Now is also a good time to do something special together, like taking a vacation or a weekend getaway (check with your healthcare provider first about travel). If you can't get away, use the time to grow closer and spend quality time together.
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