19 weeks Dec. 22, 2009 • Size: Length 5.5-6 in, weight 7-9oz, Size Grapefruit
" Your baby's sensory development is exploding! The brain is designating specialized areas for smell, taste, hearing, vision, and touch. Some research suggests that the baby may be able to hear your voice now, so don't be shy about reading aloud, talking to it, or singing a happy tune if the mood strikes you.
(Ben and I have read a good night story or two to the tummy at this point) :)
Your baby weighs about 8 1/2 ounces and measures 6 inches, head to bottom — about the size of a large heirloom tomato. The arms and legs are in the right proportions to each other and the rest of the body now. The kidneys continue to make urine and the hair on the scalp is sprouting. A waxy protective coating called the vernix caseosa is forming on the skin to prevent it from pickling in the amniotic fluid." - Baby Center
I am still barely showing at this point... although preggo jeans are now my best friend.