My Baby's Growth
Fetal development - month 5
At the end of 5 months:
- Baby is 8 to 10 inches long.
- Weight is about 1 pound.
- Hair begins to grow on baby’s head.
- Soft woolly hair called lanugo covers baby’s body. Some may remain until a week after birth when it is shed.
- Mother begins to feel fetal movement.
- Internal organs are maturing.
- Eyebrows, eyelids and eyelashes appear.