Joseph, Noah, Zoe Joy, Elijah, Nathanael

Baby is 14 Weeks Old

womb Update from inside the Womb

Our baby is now growing his first hairs. Whether they’re jet black, cocoa brown, golden blonde or fiery red, curly or straight, will remain a secret until the day he’s born. Of course, family genes offer some clues, but many parents have been surprised at delivery.

Fine body hair called lanugo, which usually disappears later in pregnancy, blankets his body now, too.

Crown to rump, our baby is around 3 and a half inches / 9 centimetres long and weighs one and a half ounces / 43 grams. The body is now growing faster than the head.

This week, its parchment-thin skin covers itself with lanugo (ultra-fine, downy hair that usually disappears before birth). Though eyebrows are beginning to grow and the hair on top of the head is sprouting, this hair may change in both texture and colour after birth.

About now, the fetus can grasp, squint, frown, and grimace. It may even be able to suck its thumb. Researchers believe these and other movements probably correspond to the development of impulses in the brain.

Link to Baby Centre

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laundryamah says:

wah so excitednya…hey i noticed u added adsense…hmmm now very tempted to do it too…muahahahahha