Are there any warning signs I should look for during week 16 of pregnancy?

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Most of the warning signs during week 16 of pregnancy are symptoms of your expanding uterus. You may feel slight contractions as your uterus begins to strengthen its muscles. If you have frequent painful abdominal cramping or contractions, see your doctor right away. Dizziness is also common and due to your expanding blood vessels. If you feel dizzy, drinking fluids and lying down on your left side may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice any sudden or irregular symptoms, including fever/chills, severe or persistent headaches, leaking amniotic fluid, swelling of the hands or feet, and blood in your stools.

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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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