6 Weeks After Conception

Your baby is now 1/3 of an inch long and weighs about one gram. Although he's tiny, little fingers and toes are beginning to form. An early tongue and twenty little baby teeth buds are in his mouth, and he now has nostrils.
Here's a closer look at what your baby may look like right around six weeks after conception, or at eight weeks menstrual age.
Week 8

See some ultrasounds from week eight of pregnancy:
  • Head down
  • Profile 1
  • Profile 2
  • 8 weeks, 3 days
  • 8 weeks, 5 days
  • Take a peek at some of our featured pregnancy diaries for week eight of pregnancy:
  • Valerie's diary
  • Read a few articles about what you might expect during your first trimester: See them here
    Check out what some real moms had to say about their first trimester: Click to take a peek
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    See other weeks here:

    Week 2 Week 4 Week 8
    Week 10 Week 12 Week 16
    Week 20 Week 24 Week 28
    Week 32 Week 36 Week 40

    Note: These images and information are not meant to convey precise detail, but rather the general shape and progression of your baby as he or she develops. These drawings are not to scale, and are for educational purposes only. Every baby is different, and this information should not be construed as medical diagnosis or advice.

    For more on your baby's development and changes in your body, be sure to check out our day-by-day pregnancy calendar!PregnancyAndBaby.com

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