Your bun in the oven now weighs about 2¼ pounds and is almost 15 inches long when measured head to toe.

Prepare to gain weight more rapidly in this final stretch.

By week 28, babies can open their eyes and turn their heads if there is intense light shining outside the womb. The layer of fat above the skin is forming, making the baby “cuter.” The bronchi are maturing, dividing themselves into smaller branches.

At this point, babies also begin developing a sleep pattern – these cycles are becoming more distinct to you as the estimated birth date nears.