You babies weigh as much as a jicama. Not sure what that is… picture looks like a potato.
You each take up more and more space in my uterus and weighs as much as a large jicama — about 3 3/4 pounds. (Length: about 16 3/4 inches, head to heel.)
30 weeks: Baby weighs as much as a large cabbage
Your baby rivals a good-size cabbage in weight, tipping the scales this week at 3 pounds. (Length: about 15 3/4 inches, head to heel.)
29 weeks: Baby is the size of a butternut squash
Your baby is as big as a butternut squash, weightwise — about 2 1/2 pounds. (Length: a tad over 15 inches, head to heel.)
Hmm, these fruits and veggies are odd choices.
28 weeks: Baby is the size of a Chinese cabbage
Your baby is equal in weight to a Chinese cabbage — about 2 1/4 pounds. (Length: almost 15 inches, from head to heel.)
27 weeks: Baby is the size of a head of cauliflower
Your baby is as hefty as a head of cauliflower, weighing in at almost 2 pounds. (Length: about 14 1/2 inches.)
26 weeks: Baby is the size of an English hothouse cucumber
Your baby is as tall as an English hothouse cucumber and weighs about 1 2/3 pounds. (Length: 14 inches, head to heel.)
Not exactly sure what a rutabaga is but you boys weigh about the size of one, about 1.5 lbs. Your length is 13.5 inches, head to heel.
I found these interesting stats:
Odds of a Premature Baby’s Survival by Length of Pregnancy
|Length of Pregnancy
||Likelihood of Survival
||Almost as likely as a full-term baby
|Sources: March of Dimes, Quint Boenker Preemie Survival Foundation
Each week that passes allows me to breath a little more…
Your baby has caught up with an ear of corn in size and gained about 1/4 pound since last week. (Length: almost a foot.)
You babies each weigh about as much as a large mango — just over a pound. (Length: more than 11 inches.)
I have only gained about 16 lbs at this point…