Position of Baby at 21 – 24 Weeks | Position of Fetus At 5 Months

Question: What is the position of baby in pregnant woman in 5th month?


Position of Fetus or Baby at 5 Months

The main feature of the development in the fifth month of the pregnancy is:

  • The growth of the fetus, it grows to size of 12 inches, and weighs around 300 grams by the end of 5 months.
  • Fine hair and sweat glands develop.
  • Fingernails and toe nails begin to grow.
  • There is development of cartilage in the ears and nose.
  • Fetus starts to move and the mother can feel the fetal movement, it is also called Quickening.
  • Fetal heart sound is audible by keeping stethoscope on the mother’s abdomen.
  • The circulatory and the urinary system start to work.
  • Creamy white covering called vernix starts to develop, which protects the skin from the amniotic fluid.
  • The fetus is able to hear the sound, your voice. And may jump if there is loud sound.
  • The baby will suck if the lips are stroked, it can even get hic cups.