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  • ultrasound of human fetus 38 weeks and 1 day
    Week 39 of Pregnancy
    You are 38 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayThis baby's hand is in the same position as in the previous image, with the fist held tightly in front of the face. All of your baby's movements help build muscle strength and aid coordination, whether it's a kick or simply curling...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 36 weeks and 3 days
    Week 37 of Pregnancy
    You are 36 Weeks and 3 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayA short portion of the umbilical cord is lying close to the mouth, which makes this baby appear to have a rather grumpy looking expression. The placenta is seen to the right of the image partially obscuring the view of the face. ...
  • human embryo at 6 weeks and 5 days
    Week 7 of Pregnancy
    You are 6 Weeks and 5 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThis 3D ultrasound scan shows the embryo and its yolk sac, attached to the wall of the uterus. The yolk sac provides nourishment for the embryo until the placenta is fully functional, and produces blood cells until the liver can ta...
  • Fetus 35 Weeks 4 Days
    Week 36 of Pregnancy
    You are 35 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayYour baby's heart will beat quite fast, at between 110 and 160 beats every minute. Even after birth, your baby's heart will continue to beat at this speed. It will be several years before the heart rate is 70 or so beats per minute...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 32 weeks and 4 days
    Week 33 of Pregnancy
    You are 32 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThis image shows that the bridge of your baby's nose is now more fully formed. The face is taking on a more rounded shape and some babies may look quite chubby from now on. Shadows around the top and sides of the head will increasi...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 32 weeks exactly
    Week 32 of Pregnancy
    You are 32 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe blood flow in the umbilical cord is highlighted in this image. The colors show the direction of flow. The smaller umbilical arteries that carry blood toward the placenta are seen in blue as they wrap around the more central umb...
  • human embryo at 7 weeks and 1 day
    Week 8 of Pregnancy
    You are 7 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayDigits are forming on the hands and feet, although they are still fused together. ...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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  • ultrasound of human fetus 32 weeks and 1 day
    Week 33 of Pregnancy
    You are 32 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayIn this image the hands are folded over beneath the chin and there's a foot up by the mouth and nose. It can look as if your baby is quite a contortionist but because he is still quite skinny, the joints allow for a great deal of f...
  • ultrasound of human fetus as 27 weeks and 2 days
    Week 28 of Pregnancy
    You are 27 Weeks and 2 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayYour baby may be looking happy today. Babies smile and grimace, wrinkle their foreheads, and stick their tongues out. Many of these behaviors are only becoming more apparent now as 3D ultrasound has provided a unique opportunity fo...
  • ultrasound of human fetus as 26 weeks and 4 days
    Week 27 of Pregnancy
    You are 26 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayOn this 3D image each finger is held outstretched in front of the face. Holding the fingers in this way for any length of time is tiring so most of the time the hands are held with the wrists slightly flexed and the fingers bent, r...
  • human embryo at 6 weeks and 1 day
    Week 7 of Pregnancy
    You are 6 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayIn this side view of the embryo the spinal cord is clearly curved as it begins to develop. The pale-yellow ridgelike structures along the back are somites-your baby's developing muscular system. ...
  • Fetus 25 Weeks 4 Days
    Week 26 of Pregnancy
    You are 25 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThis image shows the backbone of the baby. The back of the spine and ribs are clear. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 24 weeks and 6 days
    Week 25 of Pregnancy
    You are 24 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe nose is well defined and in addition to regularly swallowing the amniotic fluid your baby is breathing it in and out through each nostril. Just as adults do, your baby will tend to favor breathing more through one nostril than ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 23 weeks and 5 days
    Week 24 of Pregnancy
    You are 23 Weeks and 5 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayIn this color 2D ultrasound scan the baby is lying face upward. it is now increasingly difficult to show the whole baby using this type of ultrasound because it only shows a thin slice at any one time. Here, only the upper part of ...
  • ultrasound of yolk sac at 7 weeks and 6 days
    Week 8 of Pregnancy
    You are 7 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe yolk sac can be seen floating like a balloon in the amniotic cavity on its fine stalk. As the embryo has drawn nutrition from the yolk sac it has gradually reduced in both size and importance. Meanwhile the placenta (on the rig...
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  • ultrasound of human fetus at 23 weeks and 4 days
    Week 24 of Pregnancy
    You are 23 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe joints and bones of the hand are still very soft, although the cartilage skeleton is now gradually being replaced by bone. This image shows well the numerous capillaries supplying blood to the hands, right down to the fingertip...