Around this week, your baby’s inner and outer ears would become functional. Your baby can now start hearing inner sounds like your heartbeat, stomach rumblings, breathing, etc..
You’ve Crossed The Half-Way
This week, you’ll complete an important milestone - the halfway mark. Now, you and your baby have only 20 more weeks to go!
At week 20, you’re in the fifth month!
Your Baby’s Development During Week 20
Week 20 Baby’s Growth
How Big is Baby?
You will experience a lot of baby movements that are
mild and do not cause discomfort. The baby can hear
pretty well as both the external and internal ears will be
completely functional. Your baby is swallowing amniotic
fluid, which is a practice for the tiny digestive system.
The water in the amniotic fluid will be absorbed by the
body while the rest moves to the bowel system. From
this week on, your baby will grow bigger and stronger.
Baby’s Length: 25.6 cm.
Baby’s Weight: 300 g.
Mother’s Changing Body: What to Expect
You may feel your nails and hair growing stronger, thanks to those
This week, your belly button may protrude outside as the uterus
pushes the abdomen.
The growing belly may interfere with your sleeping positions and
cause disturbed sleep.
Make sure you get iron rich food as the baby needs to prepare red
20th Week Pregnancy Symptoms
The increasing belly weight may cause some amount of swelling of your feet,
especially if you stand for long periods.
Due to the extra estrogen, your skin will undergo many changes, albeit
temporarily. You might see dark skin patches on your upper lip, cheeks, or
forehead. Appearance of dark spots and skin tags is also very common.
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