• Pregnancy
    Week 23 of Pregnancy
    You are 22 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayYour baby's nervous system and muscular coordination are now much more developed. He has a grasping reflex-when his palm is touched his fingers will close-and he is able to suck his thumb purposefully, rather than through random mo...
  • hands of human fetus at 22 weeks and 2 days
    Week 23 of Pregnancy
    You are 22 Weeks and 2 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe hands and fingers are clearly visible and the nail beds have been laid down. The baby's fingers will close if the palm of his hand is touched. The tips of the two bones in the forearm, the radius and the ulna, can just be seen ...
  • 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 22 weeks and 4 days
    Week 23 of Pregnancy
    You are 22 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todaySeeing your baby on a 3D or 4D scan gives you a better view, but most of the information that enables doctors to plan your care comes from looking inside your baby using 2D ultrasound, which provides the clearest images of internal...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 22 weeks and 1 day
    Week 23 of Pregnancy
    You are 22 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayThis is a landmark week for your baby's senses: hearing and balance, both controlled by the inner ear, start to mature now. As this image shows, the ears are still not in their final position at the side of the head. ...