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    My Baby's Growth

    Fetal development - month 5

    Second trimester
    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.