Size of a pin head
attaches to the lining of the uterus
A critical stage for brain and spinal cord development.
1/4 inches in size
The bones start to form
Face, eyes, ears, and limbs take shape.
Fingers toes are almost complete
Starts to develope bud for 20 teeth.
The baby can suck its thumb, swallow, hiccup, and move.
The baby weighs 1 ounce
The facial features become more visible.
6-7 inches long
The organs are maturing
The eyes, eyelashes, eyebrows, start to appear.
8- 10 inches,
Breathing movement begins
Fat deposits underskin
The baby weighs 2 pounds
The baby has activity; followed by rest and quiet periods
Moves head down
Rapid weight gain continues
May react to loud noises w/jerking
17- 18 inches
Acquires diease fighting antibodies from thee mothers blood
Skin becomes smoother as fat deposits continue