is the size of a
Baby this Week
- The lungs have taken shape; primitive breathing motions begin.
- The swallowing reflex has been mastered as the fetus sucks its thumb while floating weightlessly in the amniotic fluid.
How Big is Baby?
Baby is 3.42 inches long (8.7 cm)(Measured from crown to rump)
Baby weighs 1.52oz (43 grams)
*Metrics above are estimates of baby at 14 weeks
The placenta has reached complete functional maturity, acting as your baby's lungs, kidneys, liver, digestive and immune systems.
Pregnancy To Do's
- Now is a great time to research child birthing classes
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