20 Weeks Pregnant

Baby's Development

20 Weeks PregnantAn oily coating protects the fetus. Fine hair covers the body and keeps the oil on the skin.

Your Developments

Possible faintness or dizziness when standing suddenly. This is caused by reduced blood flow to the brain as your body adjusts to new circulatory patterns. You may also feel a little short of breath.

Pregnancy To Do's for Week 20

Try to sit with your feet up whenever possible; rise slowly and support yourself. Gentle exercise such as walking, cycling or swimming are very helpful in stimulating your blood flow.

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