Your Pregnancy: Week 16
Thanks to increasing blood flow, it's time for some major cash and prizes. Enjoy quick-growing hair and nails, smooth and firm skin, and a healthy glow. One bit of bad news — your eyes might be feeling a little dry these days.
Baby's now the size of an avocado!
Watch what you say...tiny bones forming in baby's ears mean she can now pick up your voice. A few more minuscule changes: Eyebrows, lashes, and hair are starting to fill in, and taste buds are forming.
[tip] A comfier (and sexier) alternative to bulky maternity panties: bikini underwear with a cotton crotch, one size larger than normal, worn under the belly. Pick fun, bright patterns to boost your spirits.
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All medical information reviewed by Dr. Geeta K. Swamy, Duke University Medical Center OB/GYN Department