Pregnancy Week 5

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"Embryos are about the size of a grain of rice by the end of this week."

More About Week 5:

  • Tissue forms that will eventually develop into the spinal vertebra and other bones.
  • Your baby's heart continues to develop and now beats at a regular rhythm and rudimentary blood moves through the main vessels.
  • Your baby's yolk sac is finishing its job nourishing the embryonic cells. Soon, the primitive placenta will take over.
  • Your embryo now floats in amniotic fluid contained in the amniotic sac.
  • Your baby is about the size of a sesame seed at this time
  • Your embryo is about the size of an apple seed.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips for Week 5

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