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Fact 32 of 40 Weeks 40 Facts!

by | Apr 4, 2022

Week 32: Starting at this time, true alveoli or air “pocket” cells, begin forming from alveolar ducts. Development of alveoli continues through birth and until about 8 years of age. Their skin is now soft and smooth as they continue to take on fat, gaining around half a pound per week. Their skin is a lot less transparent and more opaque as the fat continues to develop.

Babies can also dream at this stage! #40weeks40facts

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Categories: Fetal Development