When does the fetus make meconium?

Answer During weeks 14 through 16 of development, a fetus begins producing meconium, according to the American Pregnancy Association. The greenish-black, tarry substance, made up of amniotic fluid, bile, ... Read More »

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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 the Fetus Connect to Mom?

The physical connection between a mother and a fetus begins shortly after conception, in a process called implantation. Emotional development is a longer process, but the fetus will connect to mom ... Read More »

When does a fetus start to eat?

A developing fetus is supplied with its needs for metabolism and growth from the mother via the placenta.

When does a fetus get a heartbeat?

Around week 5. Week 6 is when you can hear it in a ultrasound.