20 Week of Pregnancy: What Happens to the Baby and Mom?
The midwife’s pregnancy week is almost the equator of pregnancy. Since fertilization, 18 weeks have passed, and the baby is developing at a steady pace.
20 weeks of pregnancy; development of the fetus, photo, how does the baby develop and feel?
By this week the child is already big enough. His height 25 centimeters, the weight 300-400 g. In volume it resembles an average coconut.
His hands and feet have taken their final form. They have phalanges of fingers and nails. The body and head of the baby covered with a small transparent fluff.
What was formed, what is happening, what does the child look like on the 20th week of the obstetric term?
The sebaceous glands formed a special lubricant on the child’s body. Now she protects him from the effects of amniotic fluid, and at the time of birth will help to pass through the birth canal.
The size of the baby still allows him to actively move with his mother in the tummy. It can turn over several times a day.
Such feelings as taste and touch are already well formed.
Vision only begins to function, but the child’s eyelids are still closed. Nevertheless, the future baby is able to respond to bright light.
Movements are becoming more and more perfect. A crumb can connect its handles, squeeze the umbilical cord, touch its body and push off the legs from the uterus.