Your Pregnancy At Week 5

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In a nutshell
Baby has developed its heartbeat
Your baby looks like a Tadpole
Urge to use the bathroom more
Continued breast growth

Your Body at Week 5

Welcome to week 5 of your pregnancy. Feeling like everything is extra tiring and extremely exhausting? Well, your body is doing a lot more than what it’s ever been used to. Growing a baby isn’t easy ladies, so it’s fine to take a step back and put your feet up this week.

Your Baby At Week 5

It may seem strange to the outside world that you are growing a little human inside of you but it’s truly amazing at how fast things are developing in there. Your baby is starting to look like a tadpole this week. The spinal cord is beginning to form and the neural tube starting to close. Soon your baby will start growing a thin layer of skin to protect them.

Week 5 TODO's

  1. All the same advice as given in week 4, is advised for this week! Keep up the fantastic work of not only looking after yourself but that little one growing inside of you.

Week 5 FAQ's

Product of the Week

Cartwright & Butler Stem Ginger Biscuits Carton

£4.50 £4.50

Crunchy and gingery delicious biscuits, to help keep morning sickness at bay!

Boy & Girl Name of the Week

Gender: Male Origin: English Meaning: "Bright in mind and Spirit"
Gender: Female Origin: Russian Meaning: "Cheerful"

Recipe of the Week

Blueberry Mojito Mocktail
BABYGO Recipe of the Week
4.5 / 5
5 Min
Serves 4
6 Ingreds


  • 1 cup of fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tsp of sugar
  • Lime juice
  • Soda
  • Crushed ice
  • Cooking Instructions

    1. Have your blender at the ready to blend them blueberries.
    2. In a cocktail shaker, pop the mint leaves and sugar inside.Add the lime juice and pureed blueberries also. Shake it!
    3. Pour the mixture into a glass of your choice, fill the glass with crushed ice. Top up with soda and gently stir,garnish with lime wedge, blueberries and mint sprig!

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