How might my actions affect my baby during week 16 of pregnancy ?

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In week 16, your libido is likely to be increased and it's normal and healthy to continue having sex. In fact, some women experience more sensitivity in their breasts and vagina due to the extra progesterone and estrogen in the body. You're also probably feeling more comfortable about being pregnant and the changes that are happening in your body. It's important to keep eating healthy meals and exercising. Taking supplements can help you and your baby get the proper nutrients -- especially calcium, iron, and folic acid. If you have questions about how a particular activity may affect your baby during week 16, talk to your doctor.

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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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