Pregnancy - Week 08

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An accurate scan now would reveal something that finally starts to look human. Although unseen, your baby has intestines already working on getting the waste out of her little body, even though most of them are still inside the ombilical cord, simply because there is not enough room in her abdomen. She also has a developed nervous system irrigating the muscles and even fingers and toes.

Your little peanut is 7-17 mm and already weights something. You will be surprised to find out you’re carrying now inside you a little somebody weighing already a quarter of a gram!

© J Davies, the little peanut marked as “BABY” is 8 weeks and measuring 9mm. His little heart is already beating away.

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