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Weekly Pregnancy Guide - Week 19
Weight: 7.75oz 220g
Length (CRL): 4.92" 12.5cm
Heart rate : 148 bpm
Your baby's vocal chords have finished forming!
Vernix, a white cheesy substance, forms on the skin to protect it from the aquatic environment. This will be mostly gone by the time of birth.
Features of the heart like the chambers should now be visible via ultrasound.
Brain cells are now multiplying at a rate of up to 100,000 per second!
The brain is developing millions of motor neurons, ie., the nerves that connect the muscles to the brain.
Milk teeth buds have already developed, and the buds for the permanent teeth will soon begin to form behind them.
Your uterus is probably just below your navel by now.
Now is a good time to look into antenatal classes, to learn more about pregnancy, labor, and birth. This is especially important if you are planning on a natural delivery, as there is much that can be learned about the labor process to have a less stressful birth experience.
Apart from darkening effects on your skin, it is also common for your skin to feel dry, flaky and itchy. Make sure you drink plenty of water, and you could ask your doctor to recommend skin lotion.


Week 19 Fetus Picture(s):

week 4 embryo blastocyst

Week 19 pregnant belly picture:

week 2 - pregnant belly


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