Signs of pregnancy during week 17 of being pregnant - Everyone's bump is different; you may be quite big by now or hardly showing at all.
You may have noticed some changes in your breasts. Your nipples may have enlarged, and the skin around them (the areola) may darken. Your veins are more prominent because of the extra blood flow. Your increased blood supply to support the baby may cause nosebleeds.
If you haven't felt them already you may start to feel the first butterfly movements in the next few weeks. First time mums usually feel their babies around 18 to 20 weeks. Everyone's bump is different; you may be quite big by now or hardly showing at all. The most important thing is not to worry, and if something is bothering you, don't be afraid to ask your midwife.
Your baby is now about the length of a pen and has her weight has doubled in the last two weeks. Your baby's cerebral cortex has started to mature and connections between the nerves and muscles are being established.
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