Week 18

Lifestyle and Diet RealTime
Baby Development &
Upcoming Choices to make
Scans Assessment
You appetite surges. You want to turn into an eating machine. It is a good time to research healthy eating in pregnancy.
Eating well will avoid excessive weight gain in pregnancy.
Pregnancy’s positive effect on the mood start to show.GeneralClothes
Time to survey shopping options for maternity clothes.Diet
Baby’s gender can be revealed by ultrasound. 2nd Trimester Detailed Structural Scan (Anomaly Scan) Link to scans in pregnancy

Preterm birth monitoring – if advised / required

Cervical fibronectin assessment to predict preterm birth OR if anticipating travel / holiday.