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Your Pregnancy: Week 25

Got a dark line running down your belly? That's your linea nigra, and it's totally normal. Pregnancy hormones might also be making your complexion a little spotty. Switching to oil-free, water-based, noncomedogenic makeup should help clear things up.

> Is it safe to paint the nursery?
> Are hemorrhoids avoidable?
> Do you need more omega-3?
> See all second trimester Q&As

Baby's now the size of an cauliflower!
That oh-so-handy sense of equilibrium is kicking in, and baby's learning to distinguish right side up from upside down.







To-do:
> Schedule your glucose tolerance test
> Reminder: Get your maternity clothes
> Go to your checklist

[ tip ] Skip the elaborate nursery decorations and spend the savings on an extra-comfy rocking chair. At 3 a.m., baby won't know the difference...but your back and bottom sure will.

> Chat with other moms-to-be who share your due date

> Read more about being 25 weeks pregnant

All medical information reviewed by Dr. Geeta K. Swamy, Duke University Medical Center OB/GYN Department

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