Guide to Being 23 Weeks Pregnant

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If your 22nd week found you rejoicing that you finally look pregnant, your 23rd week might have you wondering how the skin across your abdomen can possibly stretch any more than it already has. Be prepared to have the same conversation with yourself (and anyone else who will listen) in weeks 24 through 40. Amazingly enough, you'll find that it can always stretch just a little more.

Like that magic skin on your belly, the rest of your body is capable of more than you ever thought possible, too. Here are some of the things you might be feeling, thinking about and wishing your partner knew as you head into week 23 of your pregnancy.