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When you are 24 weeks pregnant, you will probably have another checkup with your doctor. During this visit, the doctor will check your blood pressure, urine, and blood to make sure that nothing seems abnormal. At week 24 of pregnancy, your baby will probably weigh about 1.4 pounds. His or her body is now producing white blood cells, which fight disease and infection.

24 Weeks Pregnant: An Overview

At 24 weeks pregnant, you're moving into your seventh month of pregnancy. Wow! You are two-thirds of the way there. During week 24 of pregnancy, your baby will be about 8.4 inches long and weigh about 1.4 pounds.
 
Your baby will gain nearly 6 ounces this week as his or her body begins to fill out. This weight will mostly consist of muscle, bone mass, and the growing organs and tissues. Your baby's weight could top 1.5 pounds by the end of the week!
 
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