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Baby’s development in your belly

From 3 months

Your baby is now 3 months old. He is about 3 inches long and weighs about 20 grams. His head and body can now be clearly recognized. His eyes, ears, nose and limbs are now formed. He can now move his muscles, curl his toes, clench his fists, and make sucking movements with his mouth. His nervous system is now fully developed. He can now feel your tender touches when you stroke your belly, but you won't be able to feel it yet.

From 6 months

Your baby is now 6 months old. He is now about 11 inches long and weighs about 660 grams. His heartbeat can now be heard if someone places their ears close to your belly! His spine gradually develops and his body is now proportionate making him leaner-looking. His senses are now developed. He can hear your heartbeat, and react to sounds beyond the womb. He can now differentiate between sweet and bitter tastes. He can even respond to your touches by contracting his muscles, turning his head and clenching his fists.

From 9 months

Your baby is now 9 months. He is about 18 inches long and weighs about 2.5 kilograms. He can now control his body movements. You can even feel his movements especially the vibration caused by his hiccups. His organ system is now fully developed. He now has nails, a full head of hair, and even fully grown eyelashes to blink with.

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