25 Stunning Photographs of the Fetus Developing by Lennart Nilsson - Embryo Photos
Embryo / Fetus Photos : Looking at a new born makes every mother smile. But the joy is triple bound, when they see their babies as embryos. Mothers want to catch every moment of their child's life, so ever since the first heart beat or life form is seen in the ultra sound scan, they want to preserve the memories forever. Embryo photography is a much sought after technique by many couples, since they want to share the special moments with the baby, when he/she grows up. In this post we have included 25 Beautiful Embryo photos for your inspiration. Embryo Photography shows the week by week development of the fetus from a tiny living cell to full size baby in the mother's womb.
Millions of sperm entering the vagina and swim towards the opening of the cervix.
Sperm fallopian tube
The winning sperm
Embryo 6days : 5-6 days, the clump has developed into a blastocyst, containing many more cells, and has entered the womb
Embryo 8days: The rapidly-growing embryo is well protected in the foetal sac
Embryo 5weeks : The embryo is approximately 9mm long. A face develops, with openings for the mouth, the nostrils and eyes
Fetus 10weeks : The eyelids are semi-shut. They will close completely in a few days
Fetus 16weeks: The foetus uses its hands to explore its own body and its surroundings
The foetus can now grab and pull the long umbilical cord. The skeleton consists mainly of flexible cartridge. A network of blood vessels is visible through the thin skin
18 weeks: Approximately 14cm. The foetus can now perceive sounds from the outside world
20 weeks. Approximately 20cm. Woolly hair, known as lanugo, covers the entire head