What is the size of my baby during week 28 of pregnancy?

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At 28 weeks the fetus weighs about 2.25 pounds and measures about 15 inches in length. The fetus is exhibiting a number of human characteristics such as blinking the eyes, the presence of eye lashes, and rapid eye movements which sleeping. The fetus has also developed the ability to suck, hiccup and take practice breaths.

During week 28 of pregnancy, the length of your child may reach close to fifteen inches measuring from crown to heel. Your baby will probably weigh between two and two and a half pounds at this time. Expect that your child's growth will speed up in the coming weeks!

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