Fetal development week 19

The article was consulted professionally by ThS.BS Nguyen Thi Hong Thank, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department – Share99 Phu Quoc International Health Hub.

At the 19th week after conception, the fetus has developed a slowdown compared to previous weeks. At this week, the amniotic fluid that surrounds and protects the fetus can irritate the delicate skin of the baby. That is why the body of the baby is now covered with a white, waxy substance called vernix caseosa aka the substance.

1. How much does a 19-week fetus weigh?

The development of a 19-week fetus is less than 7 inches (17.8 cm) in length and weighs about 7 ounces (0.2 kg). The mother can feel the first movement of the baby, which usually happens between weeks 18 and 20. These first gestures were quick, with the majority of pregnant women feeling like they had bubbling inside their stomachs, sometimes as gentle as running water. Sometimes the baby pedals/kicks the abdominal wall lightly and if you or someone else touches it, it can be felt indirectly. After this, the maternity will feel the fetus kicking, punching and maybe hiccups in the abdomen, these are signs that the fetus develops well in the middle 3 months.

Each child has different types of movement, but if the maternity is anxious or if the movement decreases in frequency or intensity, go to the medical facility for an early examination.

Fetal development of 19 weeks

Fetal kicks, punches and possible hiccups in the abdomen are signs the fetus is well developed in the middle 3 months

2. M a mother's change at week 19

  • The body of the maternity is now actively producing more blood.
  • The cruiser system of the maternity expands and maintains lower blood pressure than usual. For that reason, women are sometimes built up, hangovers, feeling like vomiting, sometimes fainting if the maternity is lying or sitting and standing up too quickly.
  • Around week 19 of pregnancy, women may experience nasal congestion, nosebleeds, headaches, due to more blood flow. Women may also have painful swelling or bleeding gums.
  • At the 19th week of pregnancy, the lung capacity of the maternity also increases, the medhyth may be faster and the Mother may experience shortness of breath at times.
  • The udder of the maternity also enlarges at the 19th week of pregnancy due to increased milk glands and increased blood flow.

In detail about the development of the fetus week by week, every parent should find out:

3. What is happening to the fetus?

The fetus will continue to grow, especially the detailed development inside the body of the fetus. For example, the kidneys begin to produce urine, and the hair begins to grow on the scalp of the fetus. In addition, the parts of the brain responsible for the senses are also distinguishing. If the fetus is a girl, then the fetus already has 6 million eggs formed in the ovaries.

4. What should maternity plans be for this week?

Maternity may be accustomed to the use of herbs as natural treatments. However, currently pregnant, therefore it is important to be careful about the type of herb to use. Experts advise obstetrics and gynecologists not to use any herbal remedies without the consent of an obstetrician. Many ordinary herbs can be used completely harmlessly, however, during pregnancy, then these herbs can stimulate the muscles of the uterus leading to miscarriage.

5. Tips for a better pregnancy

Many pregnant women suffer from dizziness: Dizziness during pregnancy is usually caused by hypotension or low blood pressure. When the maternity lies down, the uterus will put pressure on the aortic and aortic veins, large blood vessels in the body. Pressure is applied to the main blood vessels leading to a phenomenon called hypotension. Hypotension can be alleviated by sleeping on your side instead of lying on your back. Post-hypertension occurs when the maternity suddenly comes from a squat, squat or kneeling position and then gets up. The force causes the blood pressure of the maternity to decrease, leading to the maternity feeling dizzy; this can be avoided by sitting up slowly.

Gentle workouts: Continuing to maintain a balanced and nutritious menu is something that mothers should keep in mind every week. Moreover, gentle exercises also help blood glucose circulation, as well as support the development of the brain and body of the darling. Do not forget to combine a few gentle exercises to help the spirit more refreshed, bringing positive feelings to the big journey of the baby in the womb.

Talk to your child: At this time, the baby's senses are more sensitive than before, the abdominal rubs look simple but will help stimulate the baby to get acquainted with the mother early. As the fetal hearing develops, do not forget to continue chatting and ing up with your husband and relatives to join in playing with the baby. This will form a solid family connection before the baby is born.

Fetal development of 19 weeks

Chatting and supporting husbands and relatives to play with the baby will form a solid family connection before the baby is born

Feeling tired: At this stage the maternity may feel a little stressed. Although these are not the last days of pregnancy, pregnant women, especially those who are working, need to prepare in advance for the day when their baby is born. No one can predict the moment of that big event, except your baby. Many future parents think they have plenty of time, it turns out. Therefore, mothers need to plan early, avoid getting into a moment of transit in the last moments.

Some mothers who already have children may find it difficult to share feelings with their second baby coming soon. This is a very natural mentality and can be relieved between mothers through confiding, chatting with each other. Rest assured, because your child has a great ability to make their parents love you!

The fetus of week 19 is in the middle of 3 months of pregnancy, which is a period of strong development of the fetus. Pregnant women need:

  • Comprehensive fetal malformations screening using superior 4D ultrasound techniques.
  • Screening for gestational diabetes, avoiding causing many dangerous complications for both mother and baby.
  • Control the mother's weight appropriately to assess the state of health of the pregnant woman and the development of the fetus.
  • Understand the signs of premature birth (especially in people with multiple pregnancies or a history of miscarriage, premature birth) for timely pregnancy therapy.

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Source: Webmd.com


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