At 19 weeks your baby is approximately 6 inches long from crown to rump, and weighs approximately 8.5 ounces(about the size of an heirloom tomato or a mango).
Your baby's sensory development is exploding! The brain is designating specialized areas for smell, taste, hearing, vision, and touch.Your baby's arms and legs are proportionate to each other and the rest of the body. It has started swallowing amniotic fluid and its kidneys continue to make urine. The hair on your baby's scalp is sprouting and a waxy protective coating called the vernix caseosa is forming on your baby's skin to protect it from pickling in the amniotic fluid. If you aren’t already, start talking to your baby as they are starting to be able to hear sounds in the womb. Your baby's lungs are developing, with the main airwaves (called bronchioles) beginning to form this week. You may be able to feel baby move for the first time this week. If you have an anterior placenta, it can affect how soon and/or how much you will feel the baby moving. So don't panic if you don’t feel it yet, you will soon!
Note: Every baby develops a little differently — even in the womb. This information is to give you a general idea of your baby's size.
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