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Pregnancy Snapshot


(*Ages are referenced from time of conception or fertilization,
not from the beginning of your last menstrual period. One month equals 4 weeks.)
Movie clip from The Biology of Prenatal Development. Buy Now!

Pregnancy Pictures

See Labels [Content Before Birth]

Breathing motions occur about 70% of the time.
See Labels [Ready for Birth and Beyond]

Thighs are about three inches long (about 7½ cm).
• Baby's foot is now about three inches long (about 7½ cm).
• Baby sometimes drinks 450cc (or 15 oz) of amniotic fluid each day.
• The heart beats 54 million times before birth. Play Movie [Heart Beats 54 Million Times]
• Time to be born! Play Movie [Ready for Birth]
• Air breathing begins.

*All prenatal ages are referenced from the time of fertilization (or conception).
One month is defined as exactly four weeks.