You and your baby at 24 weeks pregnant
Your baby at 24 weeks
By the time you're 24 weeks pregnant, the baby has a chance of survival if they are born. Most babies born before this time cannot live because their lungs and other vital organs are not developed enough.
The care that can now be given in baby (neonatal) units means more and more babies born early do survive. But for babies born around this time, there are increased risks of disability.
You at 24 weeks
Some women get thrush in pregnancy. Having thrush when you're pregnant can be irritating but it won't harm your baby. Your midwife can recommend treatment.
See your doctor or midwife if you have any pain when you pee. This could be sign of a urinary tract infection that needs treating.
Things to think about
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Page last reviewed: 17 July 2018
Next review due: 17 July 2021