Did you you know that in week 16 of your pregnancy, your baby’s eyes start to work? Its true!
Let the author of What to expect when you’re expecting to walk you through the 16 week of pregnancy, and learn some amazing new things!
What’s going on inside your ever-expanding belly this week? For one thing, your little boxer is working up to fighting weight. Sure, her body still looks pretty thin and fragile, especially with only a translucent layer of skin covering those blood vessels and bones. And yes, she’s only four to five inches long and weighs just three ounces. But your little flyweight is starting to gain some muscle mass. Her back muscles are getting stronger, enabling her to straighten her head and neck even more. Stronger muscles also allow her to make some of her very first facial expressions. Was that a grin?
Talking about that getting-more-adorable-by-the-day face, your baby’s eyes are facing fully forward and framed by a fringe of eyelashes and tiny eyebrows. And, though her eyelids are still sealed shut and will stay that way for another ten weeks or so, those tiny orbs will soon be able to perceive light, even though there’s nothing to see. It’s always dark in baby’s hotel womb.
In other news, your little one’s ticker is pumping around 25 quarts of blood per day through her growing body. Now that sounds like a lot of pumping action going on, but it’s only the beginning. By the time your baby is ready for her debut, her heart will be pumping 1,900 quarts a day!
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Am 16 weeks 3days
My coworker had an abortion at 16 weeks.
Wife and I are 16 weeks. Be 17 weeks Thursday
16 weeks today and a week until I find out what I’m having!
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16 weeks and 3 days🙆♀️ when i took my dog for a walk today i felt a sharp pain twice is this baby kicks or something more dangerous?
This week is my 16th week! 😍
16 weeks and I felt my baby move for the first time!! It felt like a weird rumbling that I knew wasn’t gas bubbles. So happy to really feel like she is here with me. I love her so much ❤️
I'm 15 weeks and 5 days i will be 16 weeks on the 26th I'm going to have a baby girl.
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16 weeks on Friday
My fiancé is 15 weeks today. I like to watch the week next to see what I’m in store for!!
16 weeks with my first baby, couldn’t see gender quite yet at my last appointment , but we’ll see soon!!! Baby Lopez coming 09/17/2020
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15 weeks and 5 days can’t wait to see my baby again.
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I’m 15 Weeks 3 days I can’t wait to find out what I’m having!!! I have to wait until January (my next appointment) it’s taking forever!! 😩
I m gng to complete 4 months on 14th dec…but don't feel any movement…😔😔😔
16 weeks and 7 days 😍
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I have bad hip pain I’m 16 weeks and 4 days😭😭
16 weeks tomorrow with baby number two. So excited to meet him/her