Tuesday, March 27, 2007

28-Week-Old Baby "Hershey"

This is where baby is developmentally this week:

*Baby's length is approximately 15 inches
*Baby weighs about 2 lbs. - 2 lbs. 11 oz. (Baby Hershey weighed 1 lb.15oz. last week)
*Contniued rapid brain development
*The nervous system has developed enough to control some body functions
*The eyelids open and close
*Their pupils even grow larger or smaller in response to brightness
*Eyelashes and hair on the head is growing
*Baby's skin is getting smoother and pinker
*The respiratory system, while immature, has developed to the point where gas exchange is possible

1 comment:

Marjorie said...

Grow Baby Hershey, Grow!!
(so fascinating)