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Fetus at 16 weeks

Fetus at 16 weeks

Overview

At week 16, the fetus reaches a length of about 6 inches, makes active movements, and makes sucking motions with the mouth.

Update Date 9/26/2015

Updated by: Daniel N. Sacks MD, FACOG, obstetrics & gynecology in private practice, West Palm Beach, FL. Review Provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.