At this stage, a small bump may become visible on your abdomen.
If your daily morning walk or workout during pregnancy has gotten a little more difficult lately, take a peek down at those feet of yours. Your feet might also be swelling as you pick your post-workout kale smoothie. But the good news about your health obsession? Did we mention wine?! Another cool feature you can talk about over breakfast with the hubs?
Is that an outie belly button you see?! As you cheers with your friend or partner, pay special attention to that bottle, since your baby is about that size right now: Even cooler than that ice cold glass? As you inch closer to that third trimester, you might feel that nesting mode coming in full force. Baby is about the size of a terrarium, at You could ask her if you want, since she can probably recognize your voice by now, too! This week, opt for a giant banana split with all the fixings, which depending on the size of that potassium all-star, is the same size of your baby right now.
And so it begins, Mama…. If you decided to have your shower at your place, you might have asked your partner to update the landscaping before guests come.
Remember those insane videos about birth you had to watch in sex ed in high school? Or in college anatomy? You have an excuse. When you nosh on your third quirky lunch box this week, consider the size of it. Baby is about that big right now, at This week, Baby is about Having a hard time coming by some shut-eye, mama?
Baby is now growing some fingernails! But the good news? Baby is gaining weight fast and frequently, as she prepares for her grand entrance.
You can remember it right, Mama? Your life is getting ready to change in an awesome way, we promise! She might be working on her own exercise routine, with more kicks and movement as she preps for birth. Consider it her warm up. These days though, it may pain you to ask for assistance for the littlest of things like um, getting out of bed from your partner.
Dream of a nice day on the beach with a margarita or two in your hands to get through these last two weeks, Mama. You grew a baby! Can you believe it? Your Coolest Pregnancy Comparisons Yet. Your baby is as long as an ear of corn. Her nostrils are opening now for "practice breathing"; she'll go through the same motions of real breathing but inhale amniotic fluid instead of air.
Your baby is the size of an acorn squash. He's developing a firm grasp and may reach out and grab the umbilical cord. He can also stick out his tongue! Your baby is nearly as long as a zucchini. Her eyebrows and eyelashes are well-defined; plus, she has more hair on her head this week. Your baby is now the size of a cauliflower. At this point, he may be able to distinguish between your voice and your husband's or partner's voice. Your baby is the size of a large butternut squash.
His skin is still wrinkly, but as fat accumulates, he will fill out. Your baby is the size of a large cabbage. She has cycles of sleeping and waking. After 30 to 90 minutes of snoozing, she may give you a kick to let you know she's awake. Your baby is about as long as a bunch of leeks, and she will now gain as much as a half pound per week until she's born. Your baby is the size of a Napa cabbage.
Because her taste buds are developed, she may acquire a preference for the foods you eat, which she samples when she swallows amniotic fluid. Your baby is the size of a pineapple. Lanugo, the fine hair that covered her entire body and helped keep her warm as she developed, is starting to disappear, but there might still be patches of it on her shoulders and back.
Your baby is the size of a cantaloupe. Her bones are fully developed by now, and she's turning her head, pirouetting, and moving her body from side to side. Your baby is the size of a honeydew melon. In preparation for birth , he is now upside down in your uterus. Your baby is now the size of a head of romaine lettuce, and her wrinkly suit of skin is filling out as she gets plumper.
Your baby is as long as stalk of Swiss chard. Because he's running out of room in your uterus, he mostly stretches and wiggles, instead of delivering big kicks. Your baby is the length of a stalk of rhubarb. Connections are forming in her brain that will help her swallow and even sleep better once she's born. Your baby now weighs as much as a small pumpkin. At this point, he has shed most of that white creamy substance called vernix and the fine, fur-like hair called lanugo that has covered his skin since the middle of your second trimester.
By the time she's born, your baby may be watermelon-size. You're expecting to give birth this week, but don't worry if your baby decides to stick around a little longer. Many first babies are late, and she'll be worth the wait—we promise! It takes 40 weeks for your baby to grow from the size of a tiny seed to a plump watermelon. Watch it all happen in less than two minutes. Parents may receive compensation when you click through and purchase from links contained on this website.
Peter Ardito; Styling by Suzanne Lenzer. We're not sure why it's so fun comparing your fetus to fruit, but it really is. From week 8 through week 20, measurements are taken from crown to rump. Your baby is now the size of an avocado—and she can make a fist and even suck her thumb. Your baby is the size of a kabocha squash, and she is beginning to open her eyes and blink.
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Your baby has doubled in size since last week and is now about 1/2 inch long. See a detailed image of a baby in the womb at 7 weeks. Read more about what's happening at 7 weeks pregnant. 38 rows · Over the course of pregnancy, the baby undergoes a lot of morphological changes. . Pregnancy is an adventure! Let us help you—find pregnancy week-by-week info on baby's development, pregnancy symptoms week-by-week, and weekly tasks.