Fetal Development: Week 26
- The fetus is approximately nine to 10 inches long.
- Another person can detect a heartbeat by listening to the woman's abdomen.
- Brain activity shows that the fetus can respond to touch.
- The fetus responds to a light shown on the mother's abdomen by turning its head toward the light.
The length of a standard #10 envelope is 9.5 inches.
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