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 9/30/2013
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.