Eight weeks. The rapidly-growing embryo is well protected in the foetal sac
Advanced technology now allows even clearer and more magnified images. Some of these pictures were taken with conventional cameras with macro lenses, while others were taken with the use of an endoscope. Scanning electron microscope technology enabled Nilsson to take pictures at a magnification of hundreds of thousands .
16 weeks. The foetus uses its hands to explore its own body and its surroundings…
18 weeks: Approximately 14cm. The foetus can now perceive sounds from the outside world