When does a fetus develop ears?

Answer Fetuses are considered embryos prior to week nine of pregnancy. Embryos begin to develop ear structures during week six or seven of pregnancy. The fetus is able to hear by week 19 to week 21.Source... Read More »

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When does a fetus develop a brain?

According to the MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia, a fetus begins to develop a brain during the fifth week of pregnancy, the third week after conception. Brain development will continue throughout ... Read More »

When does a fetus develop blood?

During week 6 or week 7 of pregnancy, rudimentary blood begins to flow throughout the fetus' main blood vessels. This development occurs along with the fetus' developing heartbeat. Fetuses also beg... Read More »

When does the fetus develop meconium?

The MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia states that meconium is produced in the intestinal tract of a fetus during weeks 15 to 18 of pregnancy, 13 to 16 weeks after conception. This time period corres... Read More »

When does a fetus develop a head?

Five weeks after conception, the fetus develops a brain and a face. Eight weeks after conception, the baby's head becomes more round. Nine weeks after conception, the baby's head is half the length... Read More »