How is my baby growing and developing during week 16?

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In week 16 of pregnancy, your baby is growing in length and weight. At this point, your baby weighs around four ounces and is five inches in length (slightly bigger than an orange). Your baby's eyes are more centered and its ears are nearing their final positions! Its toes are growing longer and your baby's feet are more defined. Your baby's heart is developing too -- pumping about 25 quarts of blood a day. During an ultrasound, you may be able to see your baby squinting or frowning or sucking on its thumb and hear your baby's heartbeat!

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Week 16 Of Pregnancy

Week 16 Of Pregnancy

Your baby has grown substantially by the time you're 4 months pregnant. Your baby now weighs around four ounces and the arms and legs are moving from nervous system responses. Facial muscles develop; during an ultrasound you may s...

ee your baby make facial expressions and even hear its heartbeat. Along with your own weight gain, you may experience more sensitivity in your breasts and vagina. Learn more about what to expect in the 16th week of pregnancy with expert advice from Sharecare.
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