This week your baby is starting to accumulate brown fat beneath the skin. Extra layers of fat will increase in the weeks to come. Did you know the brown fat will keep your baby at the perfect post birth temperature on delivery day?
The branching of delicate air ways in your baby’s lungs is now complete. From now through Week 20, your baby’s tiny lungs are getting ready to receive oxygen. The little hiccups which began just last week may now possibly be felt by you. Have you felt them yet?
How exciting your baby is 4½ to 5½ inches long, about the size of a large juicy peach!