Appendix 2
The Development of the Unborn Child's Body





Breathing movements have been detected.
9th week after fertilization Boddy, p 4
A fetus born at this time will attempt to breathe. 22nd week after fertilization Williams, p 154
The lungs are capable of breathing air. The central nervous system can direct rhythmic breathing and control body temperature. 26th - 29th weeks after fertilization Moore, p 114


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