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What My Baby Looks Like in Week 26

Your developing fetus is practicing breathing amniotic fluid inside the womb during week 26.

As you come to the end of the second trimester, the developing fetus is just under 2 pounds and about the size of a large zucchini. Your developing fetus continues to practice breathing by inhaling and exhaling amniotic fluid. The fetus's immune system, including the lymph nodes, thymus and spleen, are rapidly developing, a process that started during the early weeks of development.
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