Fetal Development: Week 28

Week 2828 weeks after conception (7 months)

(30 weeks after the last menstrual period)

The fetus is now 10 ½ inches long, which is about the length of a Romaine Lettuce leaf. The fetus weighs almost 3 pounds. The fetus has well-rounded contours because of the fat deposits. This fetus would have a reasonable chance of survival if born at this stage of development.

Romaine Lettuce leaves are 10 – 12 inches tall.

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