What is Happening Inside Your Body?
As your hormones work to soften the muscles in your body, you may find that your feet are getting wider or longer. Additionally, you may experience swelling in your feet during pregnancy, which can make your shoes feel snug.
You may be able to feel the top of your uterus. It will sit about ½ inch below your belly button now. You have probably gained somewhere between 8 and 14 pounds now. Your breasts alone have each increased on average by about 6 ½ ounces.
How Big is Your Baby?
Your baby is between 5 and 6 inches long and weighs in at about 7 ounces. It has been 17 weeks since conception.
What Does a Fetus Look Like at 19 Weeks?
To give you an idea of what a baby in the womb looks like at 19 weeks..Click here to watch and awesome video.
4D Ultrasound of a baby at 19 weeks in the womb. Click to watch
How is Your Baby Developing?
Your baby may begin to startle from loud noises.
Your baby’s reproductive system is continuing to develop. If your baby is a girl, she will already have 6 million eggs formed in her ovaries.
Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
If you are experiencing dizziness, be sure that you shift positions slowly. Also, be sure to keep your blood sugar even by eating small frequent meals.
Eating smaller more frequent meals instead of three big meals will keep your blood sugar more balanced, as well as help prevent digestive upsets such as heartburn.