Stages Of Pregnancy
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This week of pregnancy, your baby is about 6 inches in length and weighs close to 10 ounces. By this week, heat-producing brown fat has begun to form on your baby's neck, chest and crotch areas. Brown fat has a protective function: it helps your baby stay warm after birth. Your baby sleeps and wakes as much as a newborn does now and has sleep and wake patterns. More below:

Changes in You:

Congratulations! You've made it to the halfway mark! You're halfway through your pregnancy. Your baby's movements are becoming stronger as the ossification process continues and soft cartilage is hardened into bone. Mothers who are slim may feel their babies move much earlier than heavier moms will.