At 21 weeks pregnant, you will find your baby a smaller version of what she will look at time of birth. There may be developed some discernable family features by this point. Despite the fact that she will not be able to take her first birth until the time of birth, she keeps on practicing breathing up to the time of labor.
Development in 21st Week Pregnancy
The nervous system continues to develop quickly. It is assumed that this is the point when your baby starts developing her memory. If you start listening to soothing music at this particular time, this may become handy to soothe her after her birth. The development of taste buds on her tongue completes.
The production of white blood cells begins at this stage of pregnancy. White blood cells act as a safeguard to infections. In the baby girl, the uterus and vagina appears on her body, while the testes begin to move towards the scrotum in case of a baby boy.
Appearance in 21st Week Pregnancy
The whole body of your baby is covered with a soft, downy lanugo. Hairs on her head are also becoming prominent. Eyebrows and eyelashes are more in shape now. Her body is still wrinkled and reddish in color. Fat deposits continue to build under her skin.
Movement in 21st Week Pregnancy
At 21 weeks pregnant, movements of your baby has become more frequent. An ultrasound scan will suggest that your baby use umbilical cord as toy, grabbing, squeezing and even pulling it.
Common Pregnancy Symptoms
Below are the common symptoms you may experience in week 21:
- Breast tenderness and fullness
- Darkening of areola
- Frequent/Regular Urination
- Stretch Marks and Itching
- Indigestion and Headaches
- Round Ligament Pains
Category: 2nd Trimester of Pregnancy
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