22 Weeks

Pregnant
22 Weeks size comparison
BABY
is the size of a
papaya
Baby at 22 weeks in womb

Baby this Week

  • Baby is following a regular schedule of sleeping, turning, sucking and kicking, and has settled upon a favorite position within the uterus.

How Big is Baby?

Baby is 10.94 inches long (27.8 cm)
(Measured from crown to heel)
Baby weighs 15.17oz (430 grams)
*Metrics above are estimates of baby at 22 weeks
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22 Weeks pregnant illustration

Your Developments

  • Allergies such as hay fever are a common problem for some pregnant women.
  • The placenta reaches its largest size relative to the fetus, covering one-half of the uterine lining.
  • 13.5 ounces (400 mls) of fluid is now present in the amniotic sac.

Pregnancy To Do's

  • If allergies are a problem try pollen masks which you can wear to screen out allergens.
  • Air conditioning (with a clean air filter) can also help.
22 Week old baby in womb

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