Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Week 17 (and a half)

(taken from

From crown to rump, your baby measures about 4 1/2 inches, roughly the size of an open palm. He weighs about 3 1/2 ounces, but not for long, as fat is starting to fill out his body and keep him warm. By the time he's born, fat will account for two-thirds of his body weight. He has eyelashes now, although he's months away from being able to bat them.

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