What can my baby hear during week 20 of pregnancy?

Your baby's hearing organs and brain are still developing. During week 20, the connections that link your baby's brain to its ears and other sensory organs are becoming stronger and faster. Still, your baby's hearing is not believed to be active for another month. At 24 to 25 weeks, the baby can most strongly hear your heart, though it may also be aware of the sound of blood pumping around it and the sound of air in your lungs.

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What is the size of my baby during week 20?
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At 20 weeks the fetus weighs about 10.5 ounces and is about 10 inches long: head to heel. The fetus...
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