Baby Development

Week 20 Pregnancy

Week 20 Pregnancy

20th week of pregnancyWe have prepared a great article about you. 🙂 We wish all the expectant mothers a pleasant reading.

If you're wondering how many months a 20-week-old baby will be, you've reached the end of the 5th month. 🙂

Your baby now weighs 260 grams and is about 20 cm tall.

  • Your baby's bones continue to develop.
  • You are in the period when the brain structure develops the fastest. Therefore, you have to pay attention to your diet in this experiment.
  • With 3D ultrasound, you can start to see your baby's face shape very clearly.

Health Advice to the Mother - Week 20 Pregnancy

During this period, calcium intake is very important. You can check the daily calcium intake with your doctor to see if you need additional supplements.

This week, the size of your uterus will reach your belly button. Therefore, the pressure on your bladder will increase. You may experience urinary incontinence or frequent urination. Remember, these are very natural and healthy processes for you. 🙂

Nutrition Advice to the Mother - Week 20 Pregnancy

Zinc intake during pregnancy is very important. Zinc growth development, It is an essential trace element for protein functions and reproduction. Intrauterine growth retardation, stillbirths and frequency of congenital anomalies zinc deficiency There are many connecting studies.

Foods Rich in Zinc:Meat, seafood, milk and derivatives, eggs and oil seeds

An additional 20 mg of zinc should be given during pregnancy.

Vaginal Bleeding in Pregnancy - Week 20 Pregnancy

20th week of pregnancy If you have experienced vaginal bleeding, you should definitely go for examination. In addition to opening the cervix, the placenta covers the uterine canal. placenta previa situation. Vaginal examination may be necessary for diagnosis. Please note that this examination does not harm your baby. Even the information to be obtained can be very important for the future of pregnancy.

Cervical Failure in Pregnancy - Week 20 Pregnancy

Cervical insufficiency is an important problem. Pregnant mothers who experience infant loss in 4-5 months of their previous pregnancy are often suspected of cervical insufficiency. The most accurate method to investigate whether there is such a problem in the first pregnancies is to measure the length of the uterine canal by vaginal ultrasonography and check the patency. Shortening of the uterine canal or opening during these weeks may require cervlage operation.

Tetanus Vaccination in Pregnancy - Week 20 Pregnancy

The reason for the tetanus vaccination during pregnancy is that the antibodies formed in the mother candidate pass on to the baby and provide protection against tetanus disease that may occur in the newborn period.
Remember that you will receive this vaccine on your 20th week, you can adjust the dose with your doctor.

Shopping Advice to the Mother - Week 20 Pregnancy

Note from your baby:

Mommy, hello from our 20th week! We're halfway through this week! I'm five months old. No matter how small I was, I'm big now. Thank you for taking care of me during this time.

How will my father feel when I am born? I am very curious…

  1. I loved my family, which kept my goodness above everything in our week… My dear family, what did you like the most?