5 Weeks Pregnant

5 Weeks size comparison

Baby is the size of an

apple seed

Baby this Week

  • The first body segments appear, which will eventually form the primitive spine, brain and spinal cord.
5 Weeks pregnant illustration

How Big is Baby?

Baby is 0.12 inches long (0.3 cm)
(Measured from crown to rump)
Baby weighs <0oz (0 grams)

*Metrics above are estimates of baby at 5 weeks

Baby at 5 weeks in womb

Your Developments

  • Breasts may feel tender.
  • You may be experiencing some morning sickness.
  • Morning sickness occurs because increased hormone activity slows down your digestive system, apparently to enhance the absorption of nutrients for your baby.
  • The placenta grows to cover one-fifteenth of the uterine interior.

Pregnancy To Do’s

  • Eat a few crackers before getting up in the morning.
  • Frequent, small, low-fat meals during the day should also help if you are feeling any nausea.
5 Week old baby in womb

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