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You are now 16 week pregnant and your baby is growing faster its weight is around 3 to 5 ounces mean around 100 grams and size is 12cm and at this stage, doctor recommended an ultrasound which is known as 16 week ultrasound. At this, you will get all information about your baby like its gender, heartbeat, physical conditio and many more. Which help both you and doctor to check your baby with help of this doctor determine the grow of baby and check the abnormalities.
16 week pregnant now you are in the second trimester. At this stage your baby growing rapidly and your belly become rounder at this stage you will enjoy more everything goes smoothly.
At 16 week you will feel fetus movements. At this stage, you need to prevent excess weight and stretch marks
16 week ultrasound also able to tell you the gender of your baby. And this is one of the main reasons why parents are interested in this ultrasound and want to do it soon. Mother is excited to know what they caring it’s either a baby boy or a baby girl. But this is also depending upon the position of the baby in your belly at the time of the scan. Sometimes if the position of the baby is change and it’s hard for doctors to confirm the gender of your baby. If they confirm 3 lines then they will tell you that its baby girl. at 16 week ultrasound you can also see baby arms, legs, and other part but its depend upon the position of the baby.
At this stage, there is the possibility that the doctor informs you incorrectly it’s because they didn’t see the boy’s ‘turtle’ but it doesn’t mean that its girl. Sometimes they also unable to see 3 line to confirm that its baby girl. 16 week ultrasound is accurate when you received a picture of 3 line or a baby boy ‘turtle’
There are too many cases where the doctor says that you have a baby girl but at the end, you have a baby boy and the main reason is that they didn’t see baby ‘turtle’ and they say that its baby girl. 16 week ultrasound is too early for gender accuracy you have to wait until 20 week
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At 16 week your fetus is well developed and many parts of the baby body are now clearly visible that’s why doctor suggested 16 week ultrasound. At 16 week ultrasound many body parts of fetus-like lips, facial features are also developed, 16 week ultrasound you can clearly see forehead, lips, and nose, 16 week ultrasound eyes are also visible. You can also get information about baby gender at 16 week ultrasound.
There are many important reasons for 16 week ultrasound here we will discuss few of them
This is one of the main importance of 16 week ultrasound that what’s in your womb is it a boy or a baby girl. This will help you to select clothes and toys accordingly their gender. Also its help you to select school. If you know your baby gender it’s easy to purchase toys and also its help to select clothes. Its good if you know you baby gender so accordingly baby gender you will plan well
16 week ultrasound you will get all information about baby body parts like legs, arms forehead and many other organs can clearly display in the 16 week ultrasound. Its help doctor to closely check to find if there any abnormalities. if any abnormalities detect then its early enough to take some step according to that.
Third main important purpose of 16 week ultrasound is to get information about baby general health. Through 16 week ultrasound doctors can check the baby heartbeat. The heartbeat of the baby is one of the main important checks which tells to doctor about their health. doctors check heartbeat rate and with that heartbeat doctor determine the health of the baby.
Doppler is also used to assess the heartbeat of the baby. Doctors also used heartbeat to determine the gender of the baby. if heartbeat rate is faster than 140 per minutes it mean you are carrying a girl. and opposite to this means you have a boy.