16 Week Gestational Baby

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Your baby is likely to measure around 4 inches long.

Your baby is likely to weigh about 3 1/2 ounces (the size of a plum).

Your baby has begun both breathing in and swallowing amniotic fluid, with the very earliest lung development.  His or her very tiny urinary tract has also just begun to function.

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  1. My sweet Jayden was born September.16,2011 at 16 weeks 2 days he was the most beautiful baby i had ever held in my hands and i miss himevery day….. R.I.P my sweet angel xoxoxo

  2. MY Dear Baby Emily Sophia Words Cannot Describe How Much Me And Daddy Miss You!! We’Ll Always Love You Baby And Im Sure One Day We Will See You Again And There Wont Be Any Tears Or Pain…I Promise!!

  3. Adrienne says:

    It’s been 7 1/2 years since we lost our Lydia Violet, and last week I finally had the courage to have her name tattooed on me to join her sister and brothers’ names. It’s beautiful, right over my heart, where she will always live. I just keep telling people, now I have all my babies with me. I still miss her and think of her every single day. I don’t think that will ever change. But now others can see what I’ve always felt.
    We never got to hold you in our arms, sweet girl, but we will hold you in our hearts forever.

  4. It was a year ago on January 27 that I lost my baby girl Grace . I am more sad now about the loss because within days after she passed I missed my dad unexpectedly. I didn’t go through the grieving process due to my dad passing . its all hitting me now and I didn’t ever expect to conceive her so my chances at having another probably will not happen . although I have 4 children you can never replace what you have lost . it was very hard for me to be pregnant onedsy and not the next . its also hard not to question if I did something that caused this . I blame myself everyday for her passing and I find myself dwelling on what she would be like ‘ look like or even what she would be saying or if she would be walking now . I had a spontaneous abortion and my baby had stopped living at 16 weeks . I went through this all alone and I am now realizing the huge emptiness I feel inside. My sweet angel Grace is missed now more then ever . I didn’t get to hold her or sit with her abs I regret that . I strongly recommend that mother”s try to do that . now I wish I had that time . she was delivered at home . I had woke bleeding heavily then went to the bathroom and there she was . sadly I didn’t get the experience if sating good bye .now she is all I think about and its causing major sadness because I had no closure .can anyone help me with this ? I am no longer with her father so I am grieving alone . I would appreciate any advice because getting through a day is hour by hour right now . I also lost my home and car so its been tough . I think when I had a home I was busier and couldnt think of it as much .to think I will never get another chance to have a baby is so saddening . I think being a mom is the most gradifying thing in the world and to not have her now is getting harder to cipe with especially all alone . u need some help with this .

    • Heidi, I wish to offer my sympathy, empathy, and condolences on the heartbreaking loss of your daughter, Grace. I hope you’ll remain strong. I am recovering from my second pregnancy loss. A week before yesterday, my daughter, Ruth, was born at home at only 15 weeks and 1 day and my first pregnancy resulted in the loss of my son, Dean, at 20 weeks gestation, nine years ago. I felt many of the same feelings you have described here, especially the questioning whether I had done something to have caused the losses. No matter the length of the child’s life or the cause of death, the loss of a child is one of the most difficult and emotionally traumatic challenges a person can experience. It’s important to be surrounded by people who will lend a sympathetic ear to you as you talk through your grief. I personally plan to join a pregnancy loss support group because I don’t have family members or friends who can be here for me locally at my time of need. I take comfort in surrendering and knowing that all things happen for the glory of God.


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