• Pregnancy
    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. ...
  • ultrasound of human embryo at 8 weeks and 3 days
    Week 9 of Pregnancy
    You are 8 Weeks and 3 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayIn a matter of days, your baby's eyes have developed from slight ridges to clear depressions, on each side of the face. The face is developing rapidly at this stage, and your baby's heartbeat would be seen on an ultrasound scan. ...
  • hands of human embryo at 8 weeks and 4 days
    Week 9 of Pregnancy
    You are 8 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayIn the upper limb bud, the flat expansion that will form the hand can be identified. The fingers are becoming more distinct and there will now be the first signs of movement at the elbows. ...
  • ultrasound of human embryo at 8 weeks and 1 day
    Week 9 of Pregnancy
    You are 8 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayAt this early stage in the pregnancy the placenta is much larger than the fetus. The fetus can just be seen within the amniotic sac. The fronds (white area) on the surface of the sac make up the placenta and at this stage surround ...
  • hand bones of human embryo at 8 weeks and 2 days
    Week 9 of Pregnancy
    You are 8 Weeks and 2 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe baby's hands (seen here) and feet are gradually developing and they are formed of cartilage, not bone at this early stage. In the center left, the fused rays of the hand plate that will become the fingers can be seen. The ribs ...