Eyebrows, eyelids, and nails are 100 percent formed. From now on, the maternal voice becomes perceptible to the baby, so take this time to sing, speak, and have conversations out loud so your baby can hear them. The heartbeats are now loud enough for you to hear through a simple stethoscope, but you might not be able to distinguish them from your own heartbeat.
On the week that wraps up the fifth month of pregnancy, the baby already has its own sleep and awakeness cycle inside the uterus – which doesn’t always sync with your rest time. It’s the size? It’s now closer to a pickle.