The baby will surprise you with his/her impressive size of 14 cm! This is his/her approximate size from head to toe. The diameter of his/her delicate head is about 3-4 cm.
His/her locomotory abilities are not any more depleted with the movements of the legs and arms. As a real actor, the baby can bend his/her eyebrows, turn his/her eyes around and open his/her mouth.
The deep subcutaneous layer, the so called derma, reaches the period in which it becomes connective tissue made of elastic and collagen fibers. Until the end of the fourth month they will give the final appearance of the skin.
The baby’s little body can already produce thyroid hormones, as the thyroid gland already functions. Its task is to ensure the baby’s growth.