At 23 weeks pregnant, if your partner tries to listen to your baby’s heartbeat by putting his ear on your bulge, he can easily listen to it. Also, he can feel the slightest of movements from your baby in the uterus. This is no doubt a great feeling for him and a good way to develop a bond with your upcoming baby. This can also be applied to older siblings, if any so as to make them realize that they soon have a small baby in their family.
Development in 23rd Week Pregnancy
The growth of bones, muscles and organs continue at a steady rate. The development of lungs also continues. Similarly, brain cells continue to multiply. Your baby has now developed a taste for sweet and bitter things.
Appearance in 23rd Week Pregnancy
Because of the low fat deposits under her skin, the skin appears too loose as if she is wearing an over-sized baby-grow suit. However, her skin will soon build enough deposits underneath to get a proper shape. The skin is still covered with dark lanugo as well as sticky vernix. Although, her eyes are still fused shut, the color of eyes begins to appear.
Movement in 23rd Week Pregnancy
At 23 weeks pregnant, movements are more obvious during night time or when mothers are resting and sleeping or resting when mothers are performing their daily house chores. the reason for this that the movements of mothers act as lulls for them and they fall asleep during day time and when mothers are resting they wake up and start exercising their muscles and joints.
Common Pregnancy Symptoms
You may experience following pregnancy symptoms in week 23:
- Breast tenderness and fullness
- Darkening of areola
- Frequent/Regular Urination
- Stretch Marks and Itching
- Constipation, Indigestion and Headaches
- Round Ligament Pains
Category: 2nd Trimester of Pregnancy
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