Today, the baby is 7-9 mm in length, over 10,000 times bigger than at conception. The baby has "arms" that resemble paddles. Elisa didn't care for my temporary knickname for the baby: "flipper". Leg buds have appeared ("stumpy"?), while the brain is developing rapidly. The eyes are starting to develop, and nasal pits are now prominent.
The kidneys and liver have appeared. The aorta is starting to form, as are many key organs such as gall bladder, stomach, intestines, pancreas, and lungs.by Kos | October 28, 2002 09:15 AM