16 Weeks Pregnant

Woman

The second trimester is often called the most enjoyable time of pregnancy toxemia retreated and finally one can easy to eat. Tummy is already visible to the naked eye … And the most important and long-awaited event — approximately 16 weeks already one can feel fetal movements (especially if it is not the first pregnancy).

During this period, you may be asked to be tested for the so-called "triple test" intended to explore the "genetic health" of the child.

Baby

Fruit length (from the head to the pelvic end) — 16 cm appears response to sounds (the formation of the ear will be completed in 24 weeks): baby can already perceive music! Fetus is almost fully formed fingernails. On ultrasound one can see how your baby sucks his thumb.

 

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