At 24 weeks the fetus:
Update Date: 10/19/2007
Updated by: Deirdre O’Reilly, MD, MPH, Neonatologist, Division of Newborn Medicine, Children’s Hospital Boston and Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Review Provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
has fully devloped eyes
has a hand and startle reflex
is forming footprints and fingerprints
is forming alveoli in lungs
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