Your Baby: Week 18

fetal development

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Baby's face is taking shape, with eyelids, ears, and an upper lip.

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Little ears are working -- your baby can now hear sounds!

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If you don't know baby's gender, you definitely can see it this week!

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Head to heel, your baby is equal in length to a sweet potato -- 8.5 in.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD on June 25, 2018
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