Fetal Development By Week: 17 Weeks Pregnant

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Fetal Development By Week: 17 Weeks Pregnant

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Fetal Development Week 17: See Your Baby Grow

This is a major growth week as fat begins to form underneath baby’s skin (which means it won’t be see-through for much longer). The umbilical cord is also getting thicker and stronger to support the needs of a bigger baby.

Get more information on being 17 weeks pregnant.

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