23 Weeks Pregnant: Baby Development, Symptoms & Signs

What does baby do at 23 weeks?

A 23-week-old fetus is actively developing its brain, gaining strength through kicking and punching, and gaining the fat that will make its cheeks so squishable. Additionally, the infant is learning how to breathe and respond to changes in your body. When you drink hot or cold beverages or after you eat, you might notice your baby reacts. Additionally, you might discover that a baby appears to sleep when you move around but prefers to begin their gymnastics routine just as you are about to go to bed. Welcome to parenthood!.

23 weeks pregnant is how many months?

You are in your sixth month of pregnancy if you are 23 weeks pregnant. Still have questions about how pregnancy’s weeks, months, and trimesters are divided? Continue reading for answers.

You may be able to hear your baby’s heartbeat through a stethoscope

By now, you or your doctor might also be able to hear your developing baby’s heartbeat through a standard stethoscope (though sometimes it can be tricky to find). You’ve probably already heard your baby’s heartbeat through a Doppler several times, though you never get tired of hearing it. What a heartthrob!.

Although the baby you are expecting is snugly tucked away in your abdomen, by this point you have probably noticed that pregnancy affects you from head to toe and pretty much everywhere in between.

Your mind is foggy (this is your brain…this is your brain on progesterone) and your feet are growing at 23 weeks pregnant. You might have reddened palms and soles, and you might be more prone to heat rash and skin tags.

Every available skin surface is covered in vibrant shades of pink, red, purple, reddish-brown, or dark brown stretch marks, but wait—what is that strange dark line running down the middle of your belly?

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