The baby is the size of a pea. Shortly after implantation the placenta and umbilical cord begins to form. The baby is in a sac of water, to protect the fetus from bumps and pressure. Spinal cords and bones from the vertebrae start to from. The heart and eyes from ; the arms and legs form buds. Your baby has a head and a trunk.Month One
The baby is 1-1/8 inches long The heart can now function. The eyes, nose, lips, tongue, ears, and teeth are beginning to form. If your baby happens to be a male the penis will start to form. Your baby is starting to make movement but isnt felt by the mother yet.Month Two
Your baby is 2-1/2 to 3 inches long and weighs about 1/2 to 1 ounce. Your baby is now recognizable. Nails start to develop and earlobes are formed. Arms, hands, fingers, legs, feet and toes are fully formed. Eyes are almost fully developed. Baby has developed most organs and tissues. Babys heart rate can be heard at 10 weeks with a Doppler.Month Three
Your baby is 6-1/2 to 7 inches long. Weighs about 6 to 7 ounces. Your baby can begin sucking, swallowing, and or even sucking their thumb. Tooth buds are developing. Sweat glands are forming on palms and soles. Fingers and toes are well defined. Gender is identifiable. Skin is bright pink, transparent and covered with soft, downy hair. Although recognizably human in appearance, the baby would not be able to survive outside the mother’s body.Month Four
Your baby is 8 to 10 inches long. Weighs about 1 pound. Hair begins to grow on baby’s head. Soft woolly hair called lanugos covers baby’s body. Some may remain until a week after birth when it is shed. Mother begins to feel fetus move. Internal organs are maturing. Eyebrows, eyelids and eyelashes appear.Month Five
Your baby is 11 to 14 inches long. Weighs about 1-3/4 to 2 pounds. Eyelids begin to part and eyes open sometimes for short periods of time. Skin is covered with protective coating called vernix. Baby is able to hiccup.Month Six
Your baby is 14 to 16 inches long. Weighs about 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 pounds. Taste buds have developed. Fat layers are forming. Organs are maturing. Skin is still wrinkled and red. If born at this time, the baby will be considered premature and require special care.Month Seven
Your baby is 16-1/2 to 18 inches long. Weighs about 4 to 6 pounds. Its growing quickly. Brain growth occurs at this time. Most body organs are now developed, except for the lungs. The baby’s kicks are strong enough to be visible from the outside. Kidneys are mature. Skin is less wrinkled. Fingernails now extend beyond fingertips.Month Eight
Your baby is 19 to 20 inches long. Weighs about 7 to 7-1/2 pounds. Lungs are now mature. Baby is now fully developed and can survive outside the mother’s body. Skin is pink and smooth. The baby settles down lower in the abdomen to prepare for birth and may seem less active.Month Nine
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