16 Weeks Pregnant

Baby's Development

16 Weeks PregnantThe musculoskeletal system has matured. The nervous system begins to exercise some control over the body, blood vessels are rapidly developing.

Your Developments

Your pregnancy is becoming more visibly evident. You may develop 'linea nigra,' a dark line down the center of your abdomen. This line usually fades after baby is born. Vaginal secretions are the result of an increased supply of blood and glucose to the vaginal mucosa. If you are experiencing severe itching/irritation, an infection may be present, see your LMC.

Pregnancy To Do's for Week 16

Urine Test to check for the presence of proteins and sugars which can indicate diabetes.

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