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Have you ever wondered what happens to you and baby in Week 20 of pregnancy?

To read week 19, please click here.

Here is a detailed list of Week 20 pregnancy facts:

  • Your breasts are likely to increase as much as two sizes during pregnancy.
  • There may be small bumps that appear around the nipples.
  • These are sebaceous glands which secretes sebum, a fatty lubricant.
  • As your pregnancy progresses, your nipples will become softer in preparation for breastfeeding.
  • A yellow fluid called colostrum may leak from your breasts now.
  • The uterus is enlarging rapidly and your navel may be flattened or pushed out. It will stay that way until after birth.
  • Heartburn may become a problem now because the uterus is starting to push on the stomach.
  • Vernix, a white greasy substance is starting to form over the fetus. This protects baby skin from the amniotic fluid and wears off after birth.
  • Your baby is now 25.5 centimeters long and now weighs 340 grams.

For more information please see this video:

 Image courtesy of Shutterstock.com
  • Very awesome! This is interesting! Thank you for sharing this!

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  • i love the 20 week mark! you can find out the gender of your little one! so exciting!

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  • That great you love these ladies thanks for watching them

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  • I am loving these, we are half way there now, I love seeing these posts come up, sometimes twice a day, I get excited, and I really need to get a life!!!

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  • Half way mark.
    Love following these Amelia. :-) thanx.

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