Pregnancy 40 weeks

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  • First Month (4 weeks)

    First Month (4 weeks)
    First month baby is a size of a poppy seed. From now until 10 weeks, all of the baby's organs will begin to develop and some will even begin to function. As a result, this is the time when it be most vulnerable to anything that might interfere with its development.
  • Second Month (8 weeks)

     Second Month (8 weeks)
    Baby about the size of a kidney bean and is constantly moving and shifting but you can't feel it.
  • Third Month (12 weeks)

    Third Month (12 weeks)
    Just over 2 inches long (about the size of a lime) and weighs half an ounce.
  • Fourth Month (16 weeks)

    Fourth Month (16 weeks)
    It's about the size of an avocado: 4 1/2 inches long (head to rump) and 3 1/2 ounces. Its heart is now pumping about 25 quarts of blood each day, and this amount will continue to increase as your baby continues to develop
  • Fifth Month (20 weeks)

    Fifth Month (20 weeks)
    The baby weighs about 10 1/2 ounces now. Is also around 6 1/2 inches long from head to bottom and about 10 inches from head to heel — the length of a banana
  • Sixth Month (24 weeks)

    Sixth Month (24 weeks)
    The baby's growing steadily, . That puts it just over a pound. Since he's almost a foot long (picture an ear of corn),
  • Seventh Month (28 weeks)

    Seventh Month  (28 weeks)
    baby weighs two and a quarter pounds (like a Chinese cabbage) and measures 14.8 inches from the top of its head to its heels.
  • Eighth Month (32 weeks)

    Eighth Month (32 weeks)
    baby weighs 3.75 pounds (pick up a large jicama) and is about 16.7 inches long, taking up a lot of space in the uterus.
  • Ninth Month (36 weeks)

    Ninth Month (36 weeks)
    Baby is still gaining pounds and at this rate of about an ounce a day. It now weighs almost 6 pounds (like a crenshaw melon) and is more than 18 1/2 inches long.
  • Tenth Month (40 weeks)

    Tenth Month (40 weeks)
    The average newborn weighs about 7 1/2 pounds (a small pumpkin) and is about 20 inches long.