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- At week 14 of your pregnancy, the thyroid gland has matured and your baby begins producing hormones which will be used throughout his or her life.
- In boys, the prostate gland develops
- In girls, the ovaries move from the abdomen to the pelvis
- Your little one may have learned to suck his thumb by this point!
- Your child's bones are getting harder and stronger by the day!
- At 14 weeks pregnant, your baby's skin is very transparent still
- Lanugo (very fine hair) covers the baby's body and will continue to grow until 26 weeks gestational age - Generally this will be shed prior to birth. Its purpose is to help protect baby's skin while in all that water!
- After 14 weeks of pregnancy, your baby is 3.42 inches (8.7cm) long and weighs about 1.52 ounces (43 grams) - approximately the weight of a letter!
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