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20 weeks pregnant: your body

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Your are now in twentieth week of the second trimester of your pregnancy, you can finally find out the gender of your baby!  If you have been eagerly waiting to find this out, this week is going to be an important one! The ultrasound can take place anytime between week 18 and week 22. If you are not sure whether you should find out your baby’s sex here are some advantages to knowing and to waiting to find out at birth.

The pros of finding out

  • It’s easier to pick a name
  • You can start buying clothes and decorating the nursery
  • Some people say you bond better with your baby knowing the gender

The pros of waiting

  • It will be a surprise
  • It will give you something extra to look forward to

Pregnancy symptoms

  • Mild swelling of legs and feet
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Faintness or dizziness

What’s happening to your baby this week?


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