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Fetal Development timeline
Month 1, 2 weeks
Approx. September 1, 2019
Fetus is the size of a pinhead.
Internal organs and circulatory system begins to form.
The heart begins to beat.
Egg attaches to the lining of uterus
Approx. October 1, 2019
Size is about 1/4 an inch
Face, eyes, ears, and limbs take shape.
Bones begin to form
Approx. November 1, 2019
size is about an inch
nostrils, lips, mouth, eyelids form.
buds for all 20 baby teeth to appear
fingers and toes are almost complete.
all organs are present but immature.
December 1, 2019
Size is about 1 inch.
can suck it's thumb, hiccup, and move around
facial features become clearer
January 1, 2020
size is about 6 1/2 to 7 inches long
hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows appear -teeth continue to develop
organs are maturing
becomes more active
February 1, 2020
size is 8-10 inches long
fat deposits under skin, but fetus appears wrinkled
breathing movements begin
March 1, 2020
size is about 10-12 inches
weighs around 2 pounds
has periods of activity and also has periods of rest and quiet.
April 1, 2020
size is 14-16 inches
rapid weight gain continues
may react with loud noises by jerking
moves in a head down position.
May 1, 2020
size is about 17-18 inches
skin becomes smooth
descends to pelvis, ready for birth
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