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Pregnancy week-by-week: How big is your baby?

Compare your growing baby to a fruit or veggie

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A real-world guide from @babycenter that will help you answer the question - How far along are you? @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

4 weeks: Your baby -- now officially an embryo -- is about the size of a poppy seed. @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

5 weeks: Your baby has grown to the size of a sesame seed, looking more like a tiny tadpole than a human. @babycenter #pregnancy #howbigisyourbaby

6 weeks: Your baby is as long as a lentil (about 1/4 inch). @babycenter #pregnancy #howbigisyourbaby

7 weeks: Your baby, having doubled in size since last week, is as big as a blueberry (about 1/2 inch in length). @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

8 weeks: Your baby -- now comparable to the size of a kidney bean (just over 1/2 inch long) -- is constantly moving and shifting. @babycenter #pregnancy #howbigisyourbaby

9 weeks: Your baby has grown to the size of a grape, weighs a fraction of an ounce, and is almost 1 inch long. @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

10 weeks: Your baby, now barely the size of a kumquat, weighs less than a quarter of an ounce. (Length: a little over 1 inch, head to bottom.) @babycenter #pregnancy #howbigisyourbaby

11 weeks: Your baby is now about as big as a fig. (Length: just over 1 1/2 inches, head to bottom.) @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

12 weeks: Your baby is, by this time, the size of a lime and weighs 1/2 ounce. (Length: just over 2 inches, head to bottom.) @babycenter #pregnancy #howbigisyourbaby

13 weeks: Your baby has reached the size of a medium shrimp and weighs nearly an ounce. (Length: almost 3 inches, head to bottom.) @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

14 weeks: Your baby, now as long as a lemon, weighs about 1 1/2 ounces. (Length: 3 1/2 inches, head to bottom.) @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

16 weeks: Your baby measures up to an avocado, now, and weighs 3 1/2 ounces. (Length: 4 1/2 inches, head to bottom.) @babycenter #pregnancy #howbigisyourbaby

17 weeks: Your baby weighs 5 ounces this week -- about as much as a turnip. (Length: 5 inches, head to bottom.) @babycenter #pregnancy #howbigisyourbaby

18 weeks: Your baby is as big as a bell pepper and weighs almost 7 ounces. (Length: 5 1/2 inches, head to bottom.) @babycenter #pregnancy #howbigisyourbaby

19 weeks: Your baby equals a large heirloom tomato in size and weighs 8 1/2 ounces. (length: 6 inches, head to bottom) #howbigisyourbaby @babycenter #pregnancy

20 weeks: Your baby has grown as big as a banana. (Length: about 6 1/2 inches from head to bottom, and 10 inches from head to heel.) @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

21 weeks: Your baby is currently the length of a carrot -- weighs about 3/4 of a pound. (Length: 10 1/2 inches, head to heel. @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

22 weeks: Your baby has stretched to the size of a spaghetti squash and weighs almost a pound. (Length: nearly 11 inches.) @babycenter #pregnancy #howbigisyourbaby

23 weeks: Your baby weighs about as much as a large mango -- just over a pound. (Length: more than 11 inches.) @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

24 weeks: 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.) @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

25 weeks: Your baby rivals the average rutabaga in weight -- about 1 1/2 pounds. (Length: 13 1/2 inches, head to heel.) @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

26 weeks:Your baby is as tall as an English hothouse cucumber and weighs about 1 2/3 pounds. (Length: 14 inches, head to heel.) @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy

27 weeks: Your baby is as hefty as a head of cauliflower, weighing in at almost 2 pounds. (Length: about 14 1/2 inches.) @babycenter #howbigisyourbaby #pregnancy