Ever wonder how big your baby is during pregnancy in comparison to fruit? 


Weeks 3 & 4: Poppyseed

Right now your little zygote is settling into your uterus…

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Week 5: Appleseed

Average size: .13 inches** Baby’s major organs and systems are now forming…

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Week 6: Sweet Pea

Average size: .25 inches Blood is starting to circulate…

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Week 7: Blueberry

Average size: .51 inches
Baby’s brain is growing fast…

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Week 8: Raspberry

Average size: .63 inches, .04 oz.
Those little arms and little legs are moving like crazy…

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Week 9: Green Olive

Average size: .9 inches, .07 oz.
A Doppler device might pick up a heartbeat this week…

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Week 10: Prune

Average size: 1.2 inches, .14 oz.Baby’s arm joints are working, and soon the legs will too…

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Week 11: Lime

Average size: 1.6 inches, .25 oz.
Fingers and toes are no longer webbed…

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Week 12: Plum

Average size: 2.1 inches, .49 oz.
Almost all vital systems are fully formed…

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Week 13: Peach

Average size: 2.9 inches, .81 oz.Teeth and vocal cords are appearing…

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Week 14: Lemon

Average size: 3.4 inches, 1.5 oz.Liver, kidney, and spleen are continuing to develop…

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Week 15: Naval Orange

Average size: 4 inches, 2.5 oz.

Legs are finally longer than arms…
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Week 16: Avocado

Average size: 4.6 inches, 3.5 oz.
Eyebrows, lashes, and hair are filling in…

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Week 17: Onion

Average size: 5.1 inches, 5.9 oz.Skeleton is hardening, and fat is accumulating…

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Week 18: Sweet Potato

Average size: 5.6 inches, 6.7 oz.Baby’s moving like crazy — feel anything yet?

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Week 19: Mango

Average size: 6.0 inches, 8.5 oz.Vermix caseosa is coating baby’s skin… 

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Week 20: Cantaloupe

Average size: 6.5 inches, 10.6 oz.
Boy or girl, genitals are fully formed…

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Week 21: Banana

Average size: 10.5 inches ***, 12.7 oz.
Taste buds are starting to work…

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Weeks 22-24 (Month 5): Papaya

Average size: 10.5-11.8 inches, 12.7-20.8 oz.
Nipples are sprouting, and face is fully formed!

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Weeks 25-28 (Month 6): Eggplant

Average size: 13.6-14.8 inches, 1.5-2.2 lb.
Immune system is preparing for the outside world…

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Weeks 29-32 (Month 7): Squash

Average size: 15.2-16.7 inches, 2.5-3.8 lb.
Sleeping and waking cycles are establishing…

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Weeks 33-36 (Month 8): Honeydew

Average size: 17.2-18.7 inches, 4.2-5.8 lb.Growth is slowing, and baby may soon descend…

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Weeks 37-Delivery (Month 9): Watermelon

Average size: 18.9-20.9 inches, 6.2-9.2 lb.Full term! Baby’s finally ready for the outside world…

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Source: The Bump


1 Comment on How Big Is Baby?

  1. Alicia
    December 14, 2011 at 8:15 pm (6 years ago)

    LOL – if someone in their right mind would fully realize what carrying a watermelon means… the planet’s population will be less than 7 billions 🙂

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