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Already at fact #12?! Look at her sucking her thumb!

by | Nov 22, 2023

Week 12: This marks the end of the first trimester of pregnancy! Starting at week 12 to around week 18, bowel movements begin. The material expelled from the fetal colon is called meconium, which is composed of proteins, dead cells from the digestive tract, and enzymes.

By this point, the whole body responds to touch (except for the back and the top of the head). #40weeks40facts

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Categories: Fetal Development