Your Body at Week 21
In this last part of your second trimester, it’s super important to keep up with your nutritional diet. Ideally, you should be gaining around 6-6.5kg during the second trimester, however some women put on very little weight. As long as they keep up a diet that contains all the necessary nutrients, there is nothing to worry about.
A lot of your weight gain will have gone straight to your developing baby and the rest to your growing uterus and breasts.
Your Baby At Week 21
Your baby’s two distinct layers of skin have now developed. The surface layer (epidermis) and the deeper layer (dermis). The epidermis now carries a surface pattern on the fingertips, palms, toes and soles of the feet, which will give your little human their unique prints once they enter into world.