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  • ultrasound of human fetus 30 weeks and 4 days
    Week 31 of Pregnancy
    You are 30 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayIn this 3D scan the baby's arm is held up next to the face. This type of scan shows external features but also looks inside the baby in 3D so you may see some parts of your baby "through" an arm or leg. Here, the baby's ear can be ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 29 weeks and 6 days
    Week 30 of Pregnancy
    You are 29 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayIncreasingly sounds enter the uterus and your baby will respond to some of the loudest. The fluid all around her can have quite an effect on the sounds that your baby can hear: the effect is similar to how you might feel when you s...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 13 weeks and 4 days
    Week 14 of Pregnancy
    You are 13 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayWhether your baby's legs are crossed or uncrossed, it is very difficult to tell from an ultrasound at this stage whether your baby is a boy or girl: male and female look too similar to reliably tell them apart. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus as 28 weeks and 6 days
    Week 29 of Pregnancy
    You are 28 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayYour baby's external appearance is fully formed but inside there is still a great deal of activity as many of the organs are continuing to mature. Even after pregnancy further development occurs, especially of the brain and lungs. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 25 weeks and 6 days
    Week 26 of Pregnancy
    You are 25 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayA 3D scan can be colored in different ways: this image demonstrates that by this stage your baby's lip shape is clearly defined. The lips are the most sensitive part of the entire body and your baby's hands are often held up toward...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 19 weeks and 4 days
    Week 20 of Pregnancy
    You are 19 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe appearance of your baby's head is still dominated by a prominent forehead due to the rapidly growing brain. The jaw can seem small but as the toothbuds grow and expand within the jaw, it lengthens and changes proportion. ...
  • human embryo at 5 weeks exactly
    Week 5 of Pregnancy
    You are 5 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe bulge at the lower part of this image will eventually become the baby's head. Segments called somites (seen as bright, round areas running down one side of the embryo), which will form the baby's spine, have started to develop....
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  • feet of human fetus at 17 weeks and 4 days
    Week 18 of Pregnancy
    You are 17 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe skin of your baby is extremely soft and smooth. The soles of the feet and toes are shown in this image and it is clear they are free from wrinkles. During the next week evidence of fingerprint and toeprint patterns will appear ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 13 weeks and 4 days
    Week 14 of Pregnancy
    You are 13 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayWhether your baby's legs are crossed or uncrossed, it is very difficult to tell from an ultrasound at this stage whether your baby is a boy or girl: male and female look too similar to reliably tell them apart. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 13 weeks and 1 day
    Week 14 of Pregnancy
    You are 13 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayIt's easy to see where your baby's bones are on an ultrasound as they show up as brighter areas. Other features may be harder to see. If you have a scan and are unsure what you are looking at, ask your doctor to interpret it for yo...
  • feet of human fetus at 17 weeks and 4 days
    Week 18 of Pregnancy
    You are 17 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe skin of your baby is extremely soft and smooth. The soles of the feet and toes are shown in this image and it is clear they are free from wrinkles. During the next week evidence of fingerprint and toeprint patterns will appear ...
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    Week 13 of Pregnancy
    You are 12 Weeks and 5 Days Pregnant
    You and your partner will be developing your own special relationship with your baby. ...
  • skull of human fetus at 11 weeks and 6 days
    Week 12 of Pregnancy
    You are 11 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe bones of the front of the skull have continued to expand and cover the head, protecting the delicate brain structures beneath. The soft spot in between the skull bones (center) remains through pregnancy and into babyhood. ...
  • face and hands of human fetus at 11 weeks exactly
    Week 11 of Pregnancy
    You are 11 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe hands can now be easily brought up to the face and the baby's neck has lengthened, which will enable him to flex it and make side-to-side movements. The baby's ear and eye are clearly visible. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 13 weeks and 1 day
    Week 14 of Pregnancy
    You are 13 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayIt's easy to see where your baby's bones are on an ultrasound as they show up as brighter areas. Other features may be harder to see. If you have a scan and are unsure what you are looking at, ask your doctor to interpret it for yo...
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    Baby Names
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  • human embryo at 5 weeks exactly
    Week 5 of Pregnancy
    You are 5 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe bulge at the lower part of this image will eventually become the baby's head. Segments called somites (seen as bright, round areas running down one side of the embryo), which will form the baby's spine, have started to develop....