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19 Weeks Pregnant

19 Weeks Pregnant:

At week 19, you’re finishing the fifth month of your pregnancy. You’re almost half way through your pregnancy.  There are many critical changes for the baby and mom.

Baby Development
Pregnancy Week 19

The baby use to be measured from crown to rump, week 19 he is measured from head to toe. 

The baby is about 7 ½ inches in length and weighs about seven ounces.

The baby’s legs and arms are now proportional to the body.

How Big Is Your
Baby This Week?

The baby is about 6 inches approximately long. The baby weighs around 8.5 ounces and it’s about the size of a papaya. 

The baby now weighs more than your placenta. You'll start to see some weight gain during your pregnancy.

Pregnancy Week 19: Your Belly And Body Changes

Many changes have occurred to your body since getting pregnant. At week 19, the belly is more noticeable since the uterus has nearly reached your belly button.

 Another common change is the increased blood volume that causes you to perspire more often.

The breasts keep enlarging and it’s getting prepared for breastfeeding.

Fetal Movement This Week

Your baby’s movement may start feeling more like proper kicks. You may feel a couple of kicks and jabs. As the baby grows you will feel less movement.

19 Weeks Pregnant Ultrasound Scan

Your doctor might perform an exam called fetal morphology scan is performed between 18th and 20th weeks. The ultrasound let’s you view both the external and internal body parts of the baby.

This month is very exciting for many moms to be because they get to find out the gender of the baby.

Weeks 19 Pregnancy
Signs And Symptoms

During week 19,  you will still experience signs and symptoms such as:

  • Braxton Hicks Contractions
  • Linea nigra
  • Edema of the legs and arms
  • Feeling hungry more often (Cravings)
  • Blurred vision
  • Leg cramps
  • Stretch marks
  • Congested nose
  • Mood swings
  • Back pain
  • Feeling out of breath
  • Stretch marks
  • Varicose veins
  • Gas and bloating
  • Round ligament pain
  • Tailbone pain
  • Fatigue
  • Food cravings
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Dizziness
  • Nosebleeds
  • Itchy skin (Belly and arms)
  • Edema
  • Rhinitis (Runny or stuffy nose)
  • Insomnia (Lack of sleep)
  • Anxiety
  • Mood swings
  • Milky white discharge
  • Back pain
  • Leg cramps
  • Constipation

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