Pregnancy Week by Week

Get a window on what’s happening in your pregnancy, week by week. From week four to week 42, your baby is experiencing a miraculous transformation from a clump of cells to a fully formed (and totally cute) newborn. Just imagine, as early as five weeks, your baby is already starting to form major organs (heart, stomach, liver, and kidneys) and systems (digestive, circulatory, nervous). By eight weeks, your raspberry-sized womb-mate is moving her arms and legs. At the beginning of your second trimester (week 14), your wee one is sucking his thumb. By week 28, the first week of the third trimester, baby (now as big as an eggplant) is prepping for breathing, developing his eyesight and packing on pounds in anticipation of life outside the womb. Each week is a new miracle. Less miraculous is how a mom-to-be may feel. Pregnancy Week-by-Week charts your baby’s development but also lets mom know what she might be feeling during each week of her pregnancy. Pregnancy week by Week includes everything mom needs to know to feel a sense of control over her pregnancy. Each week offers a complete guide to what you might feel, your must-do’s, your nice-to do’s, and answers and advice on everything pregnancy-related. Plus each week’s guide offers tips on maintaining a healthy and comfortable pregnancy from strategies on coping with pregnancy symptoms (morning sickness anyone?) to ideas for healthy eating, and pointers on talking to your OB. Let us guide you along your pregnancy, week by week.

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How do I plan baby’s inheritance?

My husband and I want to make sure that our baby has money in case we pass away. What’s the best way to do this?

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My husband and I want to make sure that our baby has money in case we pass away. What’s the best way to do this?

The Bump Expert

Without a will, your kids will be entitled to their whole inheritance (or at least what’s left once it goes through probate) when they become a legal adult -- in most states, that’s at age 18. If you’re concerned that your children may blow all the money at once, or what attorneys call “squandering of assets,” then you can create a testamentary trust or a revocable living trust to stop the distribution of your assets until your children are more mature. You can also include a spendthrift provision, which will prevent your child from pledging their inheritance as collateral for a loan. Another great way to save money for your kids is to create an educational trust, or a 529 plan, which is a tax-advantaged savings plan designed to encourage saving for future college costs.

Plus, more from The Bump:

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