- The arms and legs begin to punch and kick.
- The fingernails are well formed.
- The unborn child can suck its thumb.
- Taste buds are present.
- Male or female gender is evident.
- A protective waxy coating is present on the skin.
- The length is about 5 to 6 inches.
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© 2003 Texas Department of Health. All rights reserved. Photos: Lennart Nilsson / Albert Bonniers Forlag AB, A Child Is Born, Dell Publishing Company. Used by permission.