Pregnancy Development


conceptionSee what happens inside you during the conception process..


One Month

One MonthYour baby is an embryo consisting of two layers of cells from which all her organs and body parts will develop.

Two Months

2 monthsYour baby is now about the size of a kidney bean and is constantly moving. He has distinct, slightly webbed fingers.


Three Months

three monthsBy now your baby is about 3 inches long and weighs nearly an ounce. Her tiny, unique fingerprints are now in place.


Four Months

four monthYour baby is now about 5 inches long and weighs 5 ounces. His skeleton is starting to harden from rubbery cartilage to bone.


Five Months

five monthsEyebrows and eyelids are now in place. Your baby would now be more than 10 inches long if you stretched out her legs.


Six Months

six monthsYour baby weighs about a pound and a half. His wrinkled skin is starting to smooth out as he puts on baby fat.


Seven Months

seven monthsBy now, your baby weighs about 3 pounds and is more than 15 inches long. She can open and close her eyes and follow a light.


Eight Months

eight monthsYour baby now weighs about 4 3/4 pounds. His layers of fat are filling him out, making him rounder, and his lungs are well developed.


Nine Months

nine monthsThe average baby is more than 19 inches long and weighs nearly 7 pounds now, but babies vary widely in size at this stage.

The growth pattern described above is recognized medical information, documented by scientific research. Slight variation in development days may exist from individual to individual.

The information on this website is for general educational purposes and is not intended to be a substitute for professional counseling. If your situation is an emergency, please call 911.