Week 9: Fingers and Toes form
You are in week nine of pregnancy. (seven weeks from conception)
- The embryo has grown to measure 30 mm (1.2 inches) in length.
- The fingers and toes are well defined. Cartilage and bones begin to
- The upper lip as well as the nose tip is being formed.
- The tongue begins to develop and the larynx is developing.
- The eyelids are developed, although they stay closed for several
- The main construction of the heart is complete.
Week Ten: Embryo is now a Fetus
You are 10 weeks pregnant. (eight weeks after conception)
- From this week until birth, the developing organism is called a
- The fetus is now the size of a small strawberry.
- The feet are 2mm long (one tenth of an inch).
- The neck is beginning to take shape.
- The body muscles are almost developed. Baby has begun movement.
- While still too small for you to feel, your little one is
wriggling and shifting.
- The jaws are in place. The mouth cavity and the nose are joined.
- The ears and nose can now be seen clearly.
- Fingerprints are already evident in the skin.
- Nipples and hair follicles begin to form.
Week Eleven: Neurons multiply
You are 11 weeks pregnant. (nine weeks after conception)
- The fetus CRL is about 1.5 inches (35mm) in size.
- The fingers and toes have completely separated.
- The taste buds are starting to develop.
- Baby has tooth buds, the beginning of the complete set of 20 milk
- Baby can swallow and stick out his or her tongue.
- Whole body except tongue is sensitive to touch.
- Cartilage now calcifying to become bone.
- If it is a boy, the testicles are starting to produce the testosterone
Week Twelve: Fingernails and toenails appear
You are 12 weeks pregnant. (fetal age 10 weeks)
- The fetus is now about 2.5 inches (6cm) length and weighs about
0.7 ounce (20 g).
- The feet are almost half an inch (1cm) long.
- The fetus starts moving spontaneously.
- The face is beginning to look like a baby's face.
- The pancreas is functioning and producing insulin.
- Fingernails and toenails appear.
- The baby can suck his thumb, and get hiccups.