• ear of human fetus at 18 weeks exactly
    Week 18 of Pregnancy
    You are 18 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayLike your own ear, your baby's ear is made of soft and flexible cartilage. Although the outer ear is well developed at this stage, inner ear structures will not be mature enough to enable your baby to hear for about another five we...
  • 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 17 weeks and 2 days
    Week 18 of Pregnancy
    You are 17 Weeks and 2 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayHere, the baby's legs are in the typical crossed-legs position. The right arm is on the right side of the image. The limbs and umbilical cord appear to be in a tangle, but the umbilical cord is filled with a jellylike fluid and doe...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 17 weeks and 3 days
    Week 18 of Pregnancy
    You are 17 Weeks and 3 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayBecause 2D ultrasound only shows a "slice" of the baby, parts may appear to be missing, such as the arm here which stops midway. ...
  • Pregnancy
    Week 18 of Pregnancy
    You are 17 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayYour baby's jaw continues to grow throughout the pregnancy, but at this time it can still appear to be quite short. The early tooth buds are hardening within both jaws and, just as with the other bones, calcium is being laid down t...