Wednesday, May 27, 2009

We're now at the Apple stage!

Wow - 15 weeks and counting! Just think - in 5 more weeks we will be halfway through this pregnancy. I swear, it is absolutely flying by! Sort of scary to be honest.

Here is what Smyrna Baby is up to this week - quite a bit!

How your baby's growing:
Your growing baby now measures about 4 inches long, crown to rump, and weighs in at about 2 1/2 ounces (about the size of an apple). She's busy moving amniotic fluid through her nose and upper respiratory tract, which helps the primitive air sacs in her lungs begin to develop. Her legs are growing longer than her arms now, and she can move all of her joints and limbs. Although her eyelids are still fused shut, she can sense light. If you shine a flashlight at your tummy, for instance, she's likely to move away from the beam. There's not much for your baby to taste at this point, but she is forming taste buds.

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