Making faces and muscles
Week 16: Your baby's nervous system goes into action
During your 16th week of pregnancy, the muscles throughout your baby's body begin to work.
Your Week 16 nutrition and health
Get your iron, whole grains, and more, every day
During these weeks of pregnancy, iron is especially important in the production of the red blood cells your body needs. In addition, iron is one of the most critical nutrients needed to help prevent complications for both mother and baby. Without enough iron, you might become anemic, which can make you tired and more susceptible to illnesses.
Healthy eating reminders
As you continue on the path of your pregnancy, try to monitor your intake of these types of foods:
How to help prevent sinus congestion, a runny none, or nosebleeds
By your 16th week of pregnancy, you might have experienced nasal discomfort due to the excess hormones and extra blood in your system. If you are experiencing congestion, a runny nose, or nosebleeds, here are a few suggestions to help prevent them from reoccurring:
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