16 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

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Your "pregnancy glow" comes from increased blood circulation and hormones. Credit: GE Healthcare

You'll likely be seeing your doctor for another checkup soon, so be sure to share any questions or concerns you might have.

What's happening to baby: Baby now weighs 2 ½ ounces. She looks more and more like a baby and her heart pumps some 25 quarts of blood every day.

What's happening to Mom: Sometime in the next few weeks, you should feel baby's first movement, called "quickening." By the end of your pregnancy, baby's gymnastics will be hard to ignore!

17 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy


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Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.