Stages of Pregnancy Week by Week

What My Baby Looks Like in Week 29

Inside the womb, your baby continues to grow and develop in week 29, and right now his bones are beginning to harden.

At 2¾ pounds and nearly 15 inches long, your developing baby is about the size of a small cabbage. Your developing baby's bones are beginning to harden and store iron, phosphorus, and calcium. The bones remain soft enough at birth to accommodate the tight birth canal. Sexual organs are well-developed. At this stage, baby boy's testicles may start to descend. Sometimes this process is a little delayed. Baby girl's ovaries now produce hormones and already contain millions of eggs.
Illustrations Courtesy of the Sprout Pregnancy App

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