Stages of Pregnancy Week by Week

What My Baby Looks Like in Week 9

See what's happening with your baby's development in week nine. Right now, her head is roughly the same size as her body, and she's starting to move around.

The tongue, lips and nose are continuing to develop. The eyes are now more distinct, with tiny eyelids to protect them. Teeth are just beginning to form, although these usually do not break through the gums until after birth. The embryo is starting to move its limbs quite a bit, but most women are not able to feel these movements at this stage. This week, the embryo is about the size of a grape and weighs only a fraction of an ounce. The head is about the same size as the body.
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