8 Weeks After Conception

Your baby is now about 1-1/5 inches long (about 4 centimeters) -- and his head takes up about half of that size!

Right now, he weighs less than half an ounce. By the time your child is born, if he weighs 7-1/2 pou

Your baby is now about 1-1/5 inches long (about 4 centimeters) -- and his head takes up about half of that size!

Right now, he weighs less than half an ounce. By the time your child is born, if he weighs 7-1/2 pounds (an average birth weight), he will multiply his current weight nearly 240 times.Here's a closer look at what your baby may look like right around eight weeks after conception, or at ten weeks menstrual age.

Week 10

See some ultrasounds from week 10 of pregnancy:
  • Profile 1
  • Profile 2
  • 10 weeks, 3 days
  • 10 weeks, 6 days
  • Take a peek at some of our featured pregnancy diaries for week 10 of pregnancy:
  • Valerie's diary
  • Read a few articles about what you might expect during your first trimester: See them here
    Check out what some real moms had to say about their first trimester: Click to take a peek
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    Note: These images and information are not meant to convey precise detail, but rather the general shape and progression of your baby as he or she develops. These drawings are not to scale, and are for educational purposes only. Every baby is different, and this information should not be construed as medical diagnosis or advice.

    For more on your baby's development and changes in your body, be sure to check out our day-by-day pregnancy calendar!PregnancyAndBaby.com


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