24 Weeks Pregnant

24 Weeks Pregnant

Your Baby is the Size of a Ear of Corn

Hair begins to grow, and baby fat replaces the wrinkly skin. That skin is beginning to turn pink as well, as small vessels called capillaries are forming under the skin and filling with blood, which helps their skin develop a pinkish hue. Your baby has also developed a sense of direction, and can tell which way is up and which is down. The lungs are developing, but the other part of air intake has completely formed by now, as the nostrils have finally opened up after being sealed shut.

Your Pregnancy

Now is the time to learn about signs of preterm labor, and to have a glucose screening test. This test measures your body's ability to process sugar, and is a test for gestational diabetes. This is temporary, but must be treated.


You can travel until month eight of pregnancy. In fact, many recommend you get all your travel bugs out now while you can!

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