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Pregnancy Week 22

By the twenty-second week, your baby will be completely covered by lanugo, a fine, down-like hair that helps to hold the vernix caseosa on the skin.

Nerve endings have developed to a point where the fetus can feel touch and taste buds begin to form on the tongue.

By the end of this week, your baby will be about 7.5 inches or 190 millimeters in length from crown to rump and weigh almost 1 pound or 460 grams.

As the baby increases in size, it starts to put pressure on you and your organs.

Leg and foot cramps along with swelling become more common.

Stretch marks may also develop or become more pronounced.