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Life at 27 Weeks

Life at 27 Weeks

The eyes are getting more developed; by this time, the pupils dilate and can respond to light. This means the baby can distinguish between night and day! The taste buds are now more developed as well, and if the mother eats spicy food, there is a possibility the baby...

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Already fact 25??

Already fact 25??

Week 25: By this time, the eyes are becoming much more developed. They contain light-sensing cells called rods and cones; rods allow the eye to detect low levels of light, and cones can detect color and produce sharp images...over 100 million rods and 7 million cones...

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Fact 21 this week!

Fact 21 this week!

Week 21: This week, the baby can accomplish many things. REM (rapid eye movement) begins around this time. Eyebrows and eyelids are now formed and it's possible for the baby to blink. He/she even has taste buds and can taste various flavors, depending on what's...

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