5 Months Pregnant your Body

Your baby has now reached the size of a large grapefruit and continues to put on weight. Your body keeps changing as well, and you might be experiencing lower back pain, trouble sleeping, bleeding gums and heartburn.

Your baby has now reached the size of a sweet dumpling squash and can sense light and sound. You’re gaining weight, your nipples may be leaking colostrum, and you may be experiencing Braxton Hicks.

Your baby has now reached the size of a zucchini, she’s putting on weight and her kicks are stronger than ever. Your body keeps changing as well, and you might be developing stretch marks and varicose veins – as well as some healthy appetite!

Your baby has now reached the size of a large grapefruit and produces his first stool - meconium. You're half way through your pregnancy, your belly keeps growing, and so does your appetite!