How is my baby growing and developing during week 5?

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In week 5 of pregnancy, your baby is an embryo that's developing quickly. The embryo now has three layers: the ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm. The ectoderm will eventually form your baby's nervous system, skin, and hair. The mesoderm will develop into muscles, bones, and organs like the heart, which is quickly developing at this point. The endoderm will form the lungs and intestines, as well as other organs.

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