+16 weeks+


Five and a half inches tall and only six ounces in weight. The child can grasp with his hands, kick, or even somersault.

You are 16 weeks pregnant.

Dates and numbers:
There are 166 days until your due date on January 18, 2007.
You are 114 days pregnant.
You are 3.7 months pregnant.
You are in your 4th month of pregnancy. (huh?)
Your 1st trimester: April 13, 2006 to July 12, 2006. (0 – 12 weeks)
Your 2nd trimester: July 13, 2006 to October 25, 2006. (13 – 27 weeks)
Your 3rd trimester: October 26, 2006 to January 18, 2007. (28 – 40 weeks)

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Hello!

This is the week you may just feel the very first fluttery movements… don’t worry if you don’t though. It’s more common for ‘quickening’ (as these first sensations are called) to happen later.

Your baby now has finger nails and toe nails, eyebrows and eyelashes

The hair that will cover your baby until the last week or so of pregnancy – called lanugo – starts to form. This hair is very fine, more like down, and it probably serves as some form of insulation and protection for the skin.

By now you will be visibly pregnant.

You may feel your heart beating ‘louder’. This is because there is a lot more blood in your body than normal. (about 20-25% more)

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