Pregnancy Week 7

BirthWatch ticker week for 7

"Your baby will rapidly go through three sets of kidneys during development; the second set will form this week. "

More About Week 7:

  • All organs have begun to form by now.
  • Your embryo's eyelids and tongue are beginning to form.
  • Your embryo's trunk is beginning to straighten out.
  • An embryo at this point weighs about as much as a prenatal vitamin.
  • The embryo's face is slowly forming.
  • The embryo's leg buds are beginning to move.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips for Week 7

Recommended Reading:

The Business of Being Born

This is a DVD. Watch this DVD (available for purchase at or at your local library or through Netflix) in your 1st or early 2nd trimester and think about how your prenatal appointments are going. Are you satisfied with your care provider? Are your appointments long enough for you to get answers to all your questions? Do you leave feeling listened to and respected? The Business of Being Born can help you sort out your feelings about what you need in a maternity care provider. If your fit isn't right now, it's not going to improve in the labor and delivery room. Continue to shop around for the care provider that fits you best.

See More Recommendations For the First Trimester from BirthWatch