This week she/he is about 26cm long and is steadily gaining weight. Your baby’s bone marrow has started making blood cells, a job done by the liver and spleen until this point. The placenta has provided nearly all of your baby’s nourishment, now your baby will begin to absorb small amounts of sugar from swallowed amniotic fluid.
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