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Fetus at 26 to 30 weeks

Fetus at 26 to 30 weeks


At 26 to 30 weeks, a fetus is rapidly developing its brain controls and some body functions. The fetus has eyelids which open and close and has a rapidly developing respiratory system.

Review 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.