16 Weeks Pregnant: What’s Happening in 16th Week of Pregnancy?

What is happening in week 16 of your pregnancy? Here's what you need to know about how your baby's growing and looking after your health in pregnancy. Get some expert tips and tricks on 16 weeks pregnant by visiting the link –

If you want to experiences a healthier, happier and beautiful pregnancy week.

From conception to birth, take a unique look on fetal development during the 9 months of pregnancy. Discover how your baby grows and what happens to your body during the whole pregnancy week.

Video Transcription:

Welcome expectant mothers!

– Isn't it amazing to see your baby going so rapidly in 16th week
– Over the weeks, your baby is nearly the size of an average avocado and could fit in the palm of the hand
– The newest development to the baby at 16 weeks is the patterning of scalp
– Height of the baby now is 4.5 inches and weighs 3.5 ounces
– The baby's body still look thin and fragile with only a translucent layer of skin covering those blood vessels and bones
– Your sweet baby's back muscles are getting stronger allowing her to straighten her head and neck even more
– Eyes remain shut, yet continuously moving closer to the front of the face and framed by a fringe of eyelashes and tiny eyebrows
– The ears too are developing and taking its place
– Your baby at 16 weeks continue to display facial expressions
– Amniotic fluid is produced in increasing amount
– Your baby's heart is pumping around 25 quarts of blood per day through her growing body
– Additionally your baby is forming taste buds and has growing hair
– The baby can now also hear external voice and familiar sounds, thus it is a good time to read stories for him/her
– As of 16th week of pregnancy, mothers are producing 50% more blood

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