14 Weeks Gestation

14 week


  • The skin is almost transparent.
  • The mouth makes sucking motions.
  • Amniotic fluid is swallowed.
  • Sweat glands develop.
  • The liver and pancreas are starting to work.
  • The length is about 3 to 4 inches.

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Last updated December 5, 2012