20 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

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20 weeks pregnant picture

Are you having a boy or a girl? Now's the time to find out (if you want to find out!). Credit: GE Healthcare

20 weeks pregnant picture

Credit: GE Healthcare

Right about now, you're likely going in for an ultrasound, and you might be able to find out baby's gender, if you're so inclined. If you do, you can really step up your nursery-planning and name-choosing!

What's happening to baby: Baby now weighs 9 ounces and she might be putting pressure on your lungs and bladder.

What's happening to Mom: Your 20-week ultrasound is a chance for your doctor to see how the baby's growing, check out the placenta, amniotic fluid, look for birth defects and, of course, determine the baby's gender.

21 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

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