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22 WEEKS
8 1/4 inches - 1 1/4 pound
 


 

Bones of the ears harden making sound conduction possible.


Hears motherís sounds such as breathing, heartbeat and voice.

The first layers of fat are beginning to form. This is the beginning of substantial weight gain for the fetus.

21% chance of survival with appropriate high risk newborn care.
 

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