In Pregnancy week 16, your baby begins to kick and you can also feel the movements of your baby.
The things are pretty much exciting during this week. Your baby can now hear your voice and will be able to recognize it at his/her birth. So, from this week onwards, you can start your mommy-baby talk. Exciting? This week pregnancy makes you three months and three weeks pregnant.
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Pregnancy is measured from the first day of your last menstrual period.
In Pregnancy week 16:
You may observe that your baby is growing rapidly adding more weight and inches week by week.
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During your 16th week of pregnancy, you may notice the following body changes and symptoms:
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As the morning sickness has gone, so this is a good time to focus on your diet and health and to stay fit during your pregnancy period. Here are some tips for Pregnancy week 16 to follow:
|Eat right. Have nutritionally balanced and healthy diet.||Quit spicy and oily foods as well as unhealthy lifestyle.|
|Exercise or practice Yoga. Take small nap in afternoon so that body can take rest.||Stop doing activities which are associated with some risk.|
|Research on baby products and maternity healthcare products.||Avoid having any OTC (Over the Counter) medicines as they may not be safe for your baby. Before consuming any medicine, consult your doctor.|
|Sleep on your sides.||Avoid sleeping on your tummy.|
|Share your anxiety and fears with your partner.||Do not hide your feelings. You may feel sometimes very low.|
|Enjoy and do fun with your growing bump by clicking photographs.||Do not expose yourself to any harmful rays like X-rays, MRI Scan, etc.|
|Drink plenty of water (3 litres a day) to stay hydrated.||Do not get addicted to caffeine. Drink in moderation.|
|Continue with your Folic acid every day. It is recommended to take Folic acid -600 mcg in second trimester of your pregnancy.||Don’t take stress or exertion.|
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