• ultrasound of human fetus 35 weeks and 3 days
    Week 36 of Pregnancy
    You are 35 Weeks and 3 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayIn this week, the lungs become almost fully functional and able to support the baby if delivered early. This baby at this time is still considered preterm and it is not until 37 weeks that the baby's maturity is such that full term...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 31 weeks and 5 days
    Week 32 of Pregnancy
    You are 31 Weeks and 5 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThis image shows a furrowed brow and an open-eyed expression. Just as the muscle tone in the limbs is strengthening, so the muscles of the face are being used and tested. This can produce some unusual expressions that do not necess...
  • ultrasound of human fetus as 28 weeks exactly
    Week 28 of Pregnancy
    You are 28 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe amniotic fluid is approaching its maximum amount at this time and your baby will have plenty of space in which to move. Here the baby is down toward the level of the umbilical cord. Your baby is still likely to change position ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 25 weeks exactly
    Week 25 of Pregnancy
    You are 25 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayHere the baby's head is looking down toward the chest. The right arm is bent at the elbow to lie across the neck, the left arm is only just visible as it is partly in shadow, and finally the tip of a knee can be seen tucked up just...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 23 weeks exactly
    Week 23 of Pregnancy
    You are 23 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayExternal appearances are deceptive: although your baby seems very well developed, it's still early in the pregnancy-the state of the cervix and progesterone produced by the placenta both play a part in ensuring that labor does not ...
  • mouth and nose of human fetus at 22 weeks and 3 days
    Week 23 of Pregnancy
    You are 22 Weeks and 3 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe baby's mouth and nose are well developed. The nervous and muscular systems are now mature enough for the baby to suck in amniotic fluid, which the kidneys slowly process. Waste is eliminated via the placenta. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 16 weeks exactly
    Week 16 of Pregnancy
    You are 16 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayAs your baby's skin starts to become more waterproof, the amniotic fluid is increasingly made from urine produced by your baby's kidneys and bladder. This urine does not contain waste products, since these are transported across th...
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    Week 16 of Pregnancy
    You are 15 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby's skin is still transparent and there is little fat lying beneath it at this stage of the pregnancy. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 14 weeks and 1 day
    Week 15 of Pregnancy
    You are 14 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayAt this stage, the fetus's forearms, wrists, hands, and fingers are all well differentiated. The eyes, which are visible as dark areas behind the sealed eyelids, have migrated inward from the sides of the head,. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 13 weeks and 5 days
    Week 14 of Pregnancy
    You are 13 Weeks and 5 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayAt this stage the head, although still large, has a much more rounded shape than before and, as the jaw and neck lengthen, the chin moves away from the neck. An ultrasound now will show the thumb as distinct from the fingers. ...
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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. ...
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    Week 9 of Pregnancy
    You are 8 Weeks and 5 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe development of the baby's lower limbs always lags slightly behind that of the upper limbs. At this stage, the toes are not distinct and the legs are not yet bending at the knee. ...
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    How Pregnancy Affects Relationships
    Dealing with In-Law Meddling During Pregnancy
    Dealing with In-Law Meddling During Pregnancy How can you deal with the meddling and competition from your in-laws during your pregnancy? Here are my suggestions, culled from research studies, anecdotal records, and my personal experience as t...