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Are you excited to discover the gender of your baby? This can be your lucky week, but you should keep having balanced food and do slight exercises to help him\her grow healthily. The following lines will show you what is going on inside your uterus and for your body.
Your 79 grams-baby can make spontaneous facial and body expressions and reactions, but he will learn to control them along the coming weeks. He will just put his thumb into his mouth and play with his umbilical cord while growing rapidly into your spacious uterus, but you may wait till week 20 to feel the movements and reaction of your baby clearly. As his head is decreasing in size and his backbone and back muscles are getting strength, your baby can straighten his head and move it freely. He can move his eyes slightly after the complete growth of his eyelashes and eyebrows.
The 16th week of pregnancy is a suitable time to discover the gender of your baby, but this step may delay to the coming weeks. Your uterus have enough amount of ammonic fluid to protect your baby and keep him comfortable all the time.
You may develop cholasma or colorations in certain parts of your body including your face, neck, under your bellybutton, and around your nipples. During week 16 of your pregnancy, you may find certain pregnancy symptoms such as vaginal charges, bleeding gums and nose, backaches, and growing tummy and breast, but symptoms are not severe like that’s of the first and last trimester of pregnancy.
If week 16 is the date of your periodic appointment, your doctor may detect your baby to find if he gets a genetic defect or a syndrome, as you can cure such serious diseases effectively at this early period. To feed your baby perfectly, you need to have 2000 balanced calories per day, but avoid the junk food and have nutrient dense food instead. If you have regular painful varicose veins, you should change your standing or sleeping positions, as you will keep the heavy uterus away from the main blood vessels.
At the current appointment, your doctor may do anomaly and ultrasound scan in addition to an amniocentesis test for Down’s vulnerable babies. It is normal to get a bright and oily body during pregnancy because of the increasing blood circulation around your body in addition to hormones.