Backaches are common during pregnancy, but if you strengthen your abdominal muscles now, you may be able to minimize them as your uterus expands. Doctors don't advise lying on your back after the first trimester, so talk to a trainer about learning pregnancy-safe exercises that work your core.
If you're trying to conceive, this may be your lucky week. If you have an average 28-day cycle, chances are this is the week of ovulation. Prepare for a romance marathon; try having intercourse at least every other night this week.
Are you hoping to conceive your third child? Pay close attention to your secondborn. Middle kids may feel left out and overlooked and may be anxious and insecure as a result. If this pattern continues, it can make a child less likely to speak up for herself.
If you're having twins, either one egg will split this week, creating identical twins, or two eggs will be fertilized separately, creating fraternal twins.