Pregnancy Week 19

BABY

16-17 cm in length, about 300 g in weight. Hair begins to grow. Milk teeth proliferate. The external genital organs are distinguished thoroughly.

In female babies, the womb begins to form. The baby swallows the amniotic fluid, urinates as urine, in other words, drinks own germ-free urine. Nerve cells are covered by a fatty substance called myelin. The baby can hear sounds coming from the external environment. You can begin to make listen to music anymore.

MOTHER

Weakness and fatigue increase. Regular walking, light exercises, swimming can be recommended. Regular exercise facilitates balanced weight gain and contributes to development of the baby by increasing blood flow going to the baby. To prevent reflux (flowing back of contents of the stomach into the mouth), frequent and little meals should be eaten, if required, you can take medications your doctor suggested.