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When you are 20 weeks pregnant, your baby is moving a lot. Scalp hair is beginning to form, as are the eyebrows. At 20 weeks pregnant, you may continue to experience changes in your skin; you may also have vaginal discharge. The twentieth week of pregnancy is an excellent time to look into childbirth classes.

20 Weeks Pregnant: An Overview

You are now 20 weeks pregnant! By the end of this week you will be halfway through your pregnancy.
When you are 20 weeks pregnant, your baby measures about 5.6 to 6.4 inches and weighs about 9 ounces. It's amazing -- your baby can do so many things, but he or she is not yet 1 pound!
Your baby can hear sounds now, and it will cover its ears with its hands if a loud sound is made near you or "jump" if it is startled. Your baby will also be moving a lot -- twisting, turning, punching, and kicking. You still may not feel this movement, or it may feel just like butterflies or stomach rumblings.
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