What should I discuss with my doctor during week 16 of pregnancy?

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In week 16, you may be seeing your doctor for your monthly second-trimester appointment. At the appointment, your doctor will want to discuss your baby's growth and health. Your doctor may begin routine screening for genetic abnormalities such as Down syndrome and spina bifidia. Your doctor will also want to discuss your diet, weight gain, and level of exercise. Don't be afraid to ask about anything you're curious about, including changes in your libido and increased sensitivity.

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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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