Week 19 Stats:
Length (from crown to rump): 6 inches (15.3 cm)
Weight: 8.5 ounces (240 grams)
Fruit/Vegetable Comparison: Mango
New Developments: A protective layer called the vernix caseosa is developing over the skin to prevent the “pruning” of skin. The brain is working on designating specialized areas for the five different senses of smell, taste, hearing, vision and touch. Kidneys are continuing to produce urine and now a soft tuft of hair is sprouting on the head.