You may soon feel like she’s practicing martial arts as her initial fluttering movements turn into full-fledged kicks and nudges. You may also discover a pattern to her activity as you get to know her better. Your baby’s eyebrows have grown in.
What can a baby do at 21 weeks old?
Baby’s hearing and vision are continuing to develop, and he’s starting to turn in your direction when you say his name. He’s also beginning to display emotions like amusement, anxiety, and boredom. Separation anxiety often kicks in around this time; baby may cry and reach for you when he’s handed to someone else.
When can dads feel kicks?
You’ll probably begin to feel your baby move yourself between 16 and 22 weeks. Have your partner put their hand on your belly when your baby is being especially active. If you’re lucky, your partner will be able to feel your baby kicking. If your partner can’t feel anything yet, wait a few weeks.
How many months old is 21 weeks?
Twenty-one weeks pregnant is five months pregnant, although doctors track pregnancy by week, not month. Since pregnancy is 40 weeks long, you’re now a majority of the way through your pregnancy!
What happens if baby is not kicking?
You should start to feel your baby move between around 16 and 24 weeks of pregnancy. If this is your first baby, you might not feel movements until after 20 weeks. If you have not felt your baby move by 24 weeks, tell your midwife. They’ll check your baby’s heartbeat and movements.