Week 20 of Pregnancy: What’s Going On Inside
by healthwise | November 20, 2017 | Pregnancy and Childbirth, Women's Health |
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By week 20, you’ve probably felt your baby move. It may not feel like an obvious kick-yet! Instead, your baby’s first movements might feel like “butterflies” or gas bubbles.
Inside the uterus, your baby is enjoying some regular activities: thumb-sucking and opening and closing his or her eyes.
Wondering what your baby looks like now? As you enter your sixth month of pregnancy, your baby is now about the size of a banana. Average baby length is 160 mm (6.3 in.).
Here are some of the important facts and developments around 20 weeks.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD – Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD – Family Medicine Specialist Medical Reviewer William Gilbert, MD – Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Current as ofMarch 16, 2017
Current as of:
March 16, 2017
Adam Husney, MD – Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD – Family Medicine & William Gilbert, MD – Maternal and Fetal Medicine