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Week 9: Pregnancy Week By Week 3D Ultrasound Images

Week 9: Pregnancy Week By Week 3D Ultrasound Images

Your baby is now 0.90 inches (2.3 cm) long from crown to rump and weighs around 0.7 ounces (2 grams). Overall, your baby is starting look more human. The tail, which was extending from the end of its spinal cord, has shrunk and almost disappeared. The tip of your baby’s nose has also developed and can be seen in profile. Its arms and legs are also now longer and straighter. Its hands will be flexed at the wrist and will almost meet over the heart and toes have begun to form.

Your baby's sex organs have also started to develop. Gonads and testes for boys and ovaries for girls. The digestive system also continues to develop. Its anus is forming and its intestines are growing longer. The skeleton may begin ossifying as the bones form cartilage. Your baby has also started taking its first few drinks from amniotic fluid.

Published October 11, 2010. The clinical images and information presented in this application represent normal fetal growth during a typical pregnancy. The images and information are to be used for educational purposes only and not for diagnostic purposes. Please consult a licensed physician regarding any specific questions pertaining to your pregnancy.