By Lori Smith
During week 7 of pregnancy, your baby will continue taking huge developmental strides; your baby’s vital organ systems are continuing to grow with most development in the head and face regions.1-4 In fact, your baby is making about 100 new brain cells per minute!3
Your baby has already gone through three sets of kidneys by week 7, but this week they will start developing their final set which will be ready for waste management.
In the next few weeks your baby will start to produce urine which will form part of the amniotic fluid.
This MNT Knowledge Center feature is part of a series of articles on pregnancy. It provides a summary of each stage of pregnancy, what to expect, and insights into how your baby is developing.
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