OverviewAt 30 to 32 weeks a fetus:
- has increased central nervous system control over body functions
- has rhythmic breathing movements
- is still developing lungs
- is partially in control of body temperature
Update Date 9/30/2013
Updated by: Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Bellevue, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.