Fetal Development By Week: 26 Weeks Pregnant

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Fetal Development By Week: 26 Weeks Pregnant

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Fetal Development Week 26: See Your Baby Grow

Baby is still practicing her breathing this week and her lungs are finally getting with the program. During week 26, the lungs produce surfactant, a sticky substance that allows the lungs to inflate and keeps them from collapsing and sticking together when they deflate.

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