How is my baby growing and developing during week 8?

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In week 8 of pregnancy, your baby's fingers and toes are starting to develop, even though they're still webbed at this point. The "tail" that had been at the bottom of your baby's spine is almost completely gone. Although your baby's lungs won't be fully developed until right before birth, the tubes between the throat and lungs are have begun to grow and continue to develop. Also, even though you can't feel it quite yet, your baby is starting to move around!
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