At 11 weeks and one day of your pregnancy to the time your baby is full term, he or she is officially described as a fetus. With all organ systems in place, week 11 begins a time of rapid growth. From now until your 20th week of pregnancy — the halfway mark — your baby will increase his or her weight 30-fold and will about triple in length. To accommodate all this growth, blood vessels in your placenta are growing larger and more numerous to keep up the supply of nutrients to your baby.

Your baby's ears are moving up and to the side of the head this week, and his or her reproductive organs are developing quickly, too. By the end of the week, what was a tiny tissue bud of external genitalia has developed into either a recognizable penis or a clitoris and labia majora.

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