23 weeks pregnant: Fast facts
Your baby is now more than 11 inches long and weighs just more than 1 lb – about the size of a large mango.
Your baby's ears can now pick up some noise in the outside world. Blood vessels in your baby's lungs are developing to prepare for breathing.
A glucose screening test is done between 24 and 28 weeks to check for gestational diabetes – one of the most common pregnancy health problems.
8 in 10 expecting moms report having insomnia and other sleep problems. For help, search our site for "pregnancy sleep problems."
our site mom wisdom: "Don't stress about how you look. You're performing a miracle – growing a person inside of you."
Search our site for "baby registry" to see a handy checklist of baby products you'll need.
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