A Guide To Fetal Development

Just a few inches below the surface of your skin, nestled safely deep within your body, your baby is changing at a truly amazing pace.
How does your baby grow? View the different stages, by week
Here are some pictures to help give you an idea of the incredible ways your litle one is growing!

For additional guidance
To help you explore more of what is going on at each stage of pregnancy, click the links represented beside the icons below on each of the image pages. They will offer you more information, such as...

See some ultrasounds
A variety of sonograms, sorted by week
Take a peek at some
featured pregnancy diaries
Read a few articles
Find out what you might expect this trimester
Real Moms talk
What other expectant moms had to say
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See other weeks here:

Week 2 Week 4 Week 8
Week 10 Week 12 Week 16
Week 20 Week 24 Week 28
Week 32 Week 36 Week 40

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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