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first trimester
Apr09
Week 12

Week 12

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Your Baby: Is about two-and-a-half inches long. So still in the lemon/lime range. Comparison reruns! Sorry about that. Already has pretty much every structure, organ and system needed for life by this point. Everything will continue to develop and mature, but your baby really is a perfect little miniature human being. Reproductive organs are distinctly […]

Apr02
Week 11

Week 11

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Your Baby: Is the size of a small lemon or large lime. With a twist! Yeah, we’re done with the bean and nut comparisons and have moved onto fruit. Next stop, small household appliances! Is officially a fetus, and is downright human-baby looking with non-webbed fingers and toes, although s/he needs a lot more cooking […]

Mar26
Week 10

Week 10

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Your Baby: Will officially be considered a fetus by the end of this week. Is over an inch long, maybe by as much as 3/4 of ANOTHER WHOLE INCH. That’s almost TWO INCHES. That’s about the size of a…hmm…*glances frantically around room*…okay, it’s slightly bigger than a really big coat button, but not quite as […]

Mar12
Week 8

Week 8

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Your baby: Is about the size of a gummy bear or kidney bean, and dear LORD I promise to be done with the bean comparisons soon, because it is all entirely too precious. Is extremely jointy, with fingers and toes and elbows and knees that s/he can bend and wiggle. Almost doesn’t have a tail […]

Mar04
Week 7

Week 7

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Your baby: Still with the growing. Always with the growing. Your baby starts off this week at four or five millimeters long, but is a whopping half an inch by the end. Has a two-chambered heart, air passages in the lungs, and cerebral hemispheres in the braaaaaains. Has an appendix, which is kind of cool […]

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