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2nd Trimester

14 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 14 Weeks Pregnant! What Is Happening With Baby This Week? Your Baby is now performing more complex movements. At 14 weeks, Baby is very active, although you are weeks away from being able to feel all this movement. Baby can now squint, swallow, respond to touch, make basic facial expressions, bend, stretch, kick and even uses the wall of the womb as a
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15 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 15 Weeks Pregnant! What’s Happening With Your Pregnancy This Week This week your Baby is starting to grow hair on his head, the eyebrows are starting to fill in and the pigment of the hair colour is starting to appear. Your Baby’s eyes and ears continue to develop. The ears are still sitting a little low on the head but are getting close to
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16 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 16 Weeks Pregnant! What’s Happening This Week? Week 16 of your pregnancy brings more exciting changes. Your Baby is a little over 4 inches long from the top of the head (the crown) to the end of the spine (rump ) and is about the size of a large avocado. Nervous System Baby now holds his or her head a little more erect.
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17 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 17 Weeks Pregnant! What’s Happening This Week: Your Baby’s skeleton is continuing to change from soft cartilage to bone by the process called ossification and they can even move their joints. Baby’s head is still big in proportion with the rest of their body. Eyebrows, eyelashes and the hairs on your Baby’s scalp continue to grow. Your Baby’s eye lids remain closed but
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18 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 18 Weeks Pregnant! What’s Happening This Week? Week 18 is a very exciting time as your Baby begins a very active phase of her life. There is still plenty of room in the womb as baby turns and stretches, kicks and punches. Head to rump, your baby is about 5 1/2 inches long (about the size of a mango) and he weighs almost
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19 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 19 Weeks Pregnant! What’s Happening With Baby this Week? Today we are talking about the exciting developments that are happening with you and your baby during the 19th week of pregnancy! This week, a waterproof protective substance called vernix caseosa or just vernix for short is developing. Vernix is a thick white fatty substance that is secreted by sebaceous glands in Baby’s skin.
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20 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 20 Weeks Pregnant! What’s Happening With Your Baby During Week 20? So at this time, Baby’s growth has actually slowed down but Baby is still has a lot of maturing to do. The organs and systems have long been in place but need to further develop before baby is ready to be born. This week’s major milestone is that baby is developing thicker skin.
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21 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 21 Weeks Pregnant! Lets start this week off by talking a little bit about what is happening with baby: Your baby is measuring about 7  1/4 inches (18 centimeters) and weighing approximately 10 ounces or 3 grams, about the size of a banana. By now you probably feel more than tiny flutters as he squirms about in your womb. Babies at this stage
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22 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 22 Weeks Pregnant! What’s Happening With You During Week 22 (5th Month)? As the weeks of your pregnancy go by, you might notice the numbers on the scale adding up. There is no need to worry as this is healthy and normal. It’s typical to gain half a pound a week ( .2 kilograms) from here on out. The fundus, or the top
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23 Weeks Pregnant

You’re 23 Weeks Pregnant! What is Happening With Baby This Week? By the 23rd week of pregnancy, the average baby is 11 inches or 26 cm from head to toe. She weighs approximately one pound or close to 500 grams which is about the size of this eggplant and she will only keep getting plumper. Your baby is finally starting to look like a
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