Baby: Week 31
Your skull is still soft, the bone plates haven’t fused yet
You weigh about 2kg and measure up to 44cm. You’re getting ready for birth and should definitely be turned face downward. Your skull is still soft, the bone plates haven’t fused yet so you can pass through the small birth canal. But bones begin to harden everywhere else in your body.
Your eye pupils can now constrict, dilate and detect light.
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