OverviewAt 7.5 weeks:
- the eyes move forward on the face and eyelids begin to form
- the palate is nearing completion and the tongue begins to form
- gastrointestinal tract separates from the genitourinary tract
- all essential organs have begun to form
Update Date 9/12/2011
Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; 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, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.