Week 24 Stats:
Length (from crown to heel): 11.8 inches (30 cm)
Weight: 1.3 pounds (600 grams)
Fruit/Vegetable Comparison: Ear of Corn
New Developments: The brain is growing quickly now and the taste buds are continuing to develop. The lungs are developing the branches of the respiratory tree as well as the cells that produce the surfactant to inflate the air sacs once born. The skin is still translucent, but is preparing to change.