At six months of pregnancy, the foetus continues to develop and its weight increases to approximately 750 grams. At this point in gestation, it looks very similar to what it will look like when it is born.
It already has hair on its head, eyebrows and eyelashes, and its skin is becoming less translucent. In addition, the foetal proportions are becoming more balanced in relation to the size of her head.
The pregnant woman will already have a fairly large belly, so she may begin to notice more fatigue, discomfort in certain positions and swelling, especially in the ankles, feet and legs.
Read the full article on: Pregnancy Stages by Month – Fetal Development with Pictures ( 79).
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Silvia Jiménez Bravo B.Sc., Ph.D. (senior clinical embryologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Marie Tusseau (invitra staff).
Last Update: 03/07/2023