How big is a fetus at 4 weeks?

Answer At four weeks, what was simply a single fertilized egg is now an embryo about 1/4 inch in length. This is 10,000 times larger than the size at conception. The heart, spinal cord, backbone and diges... Read More »

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Did my baby quit growing and die for no reason LMP was Sept 14 2007 the doc is saying that the fetus is only 8-9 weeks along by ultrasound scan but I am suppose to be 14 weeks could their be twins?

It is almost certainly not twins. They would have been picked up by the ultrasound, and one twin is usually close to normal size. Babies die in the womb for many different reasons. Sometimes it is... Read More »

Will the yolk sac found during an ultrasound given at 8 weeks develop into a fetus while the other sac has clearly already developed into a fetus during a multiple birth?

Answer If my toddler was vomiting from the heat, the first thing I would do is give her cold water to drink and take her to the emergency room immediately.

How big is a fetus at 18 weeks?

At 18 weeks, a fetus is anywhere from 5 to 10 inches long (the average length is 5.59 inches) and weighs between 6 oz. and 1 lb. (6.7 oz. is the average). Tooth buds are developing and sweat glands... Read More »

How big is a fetus at 5 weeks?

At five weeks, a fetus is roughly the size of a sesame seed. At this point, the fetus is made up of the endoderm, the mesoderm and the ectoderm, which are the three layers that will soon form the t... Read More »