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Your Developing Baby

Your baby starts out the size of a poppy seed and ends up as a fully functioning mini-human being. Fetal development is a miracle, but it doesn't have to be a mystery. Follow your pregnancy week by week, to get a sense of what's really going on in there.

baby development stories

Women's well-being could make children healthier for life ... more
One moms tells why proclaiming "as long as he/she is healthy" wasn't entirely the whole truth during her pregnancy, and cuts others some slack for knowing which gender they're hoping for. Plus, how to tell if you're... more
Our super-cool gender predictor gives you just-for-fun ways to guess the gender of your baby, from Chinese birth calendars to morning sickness. ... more
You've heard how you're carrying your baby predicts the gender, but is it true? ... more
How one mom dealt with wanting a girl, but having a boy ... more
One of the first decisions new parents face is whether or not to learn the sex of their baby. Here are two sides to the story ... more
They're doing and thinking a lot more than we used to believe ... more
Scientists used to think that the placenta just passively passed nutrients from mother to baby. But after studying the habits of mice, they discovered it can actively nourish the fetus, too. ... more