Mother and Baby

How big is my baby? Your baby in fruit and veg

Whether you love or hate the fruit and vegetable analogies, get ready to hear them a lot throughout your pregnancy! Your baby will begin life the size of a poppy seed, and grow to the size of a pumpkin, so follow her every step of the way (and move around the entire fruit and veg isle) as we take a look at your baby week by week. 

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Four weeks pregnant - your baby is the size of a poppy seed 

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Five weeks pregnant - your baby is the size of a sesame seed 

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Six weeks pregnant - your baby is the size of a lentil! 

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Seven weeks pregnant - your baby is the size of a blueberry this week! 

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Eight weeks pregnant - your baby is now the size of a kidney bean! 

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Nine weeks pregnant - your baby is now the size of an olive.

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10 weeks pregnant - your baby is the size of a prune! 

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11 weeks pregnant - your baby has grown to the size of a lime. 

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12 weeks pregnant - this week your baby has grown to the size of a plum.

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13 weeks pregnant - this week, your growing babe has reached the size of a peach. 

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14 weeks pregnant - by now, your baby is the size of a lemon.

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15 weeks pregnant - your little one is now the size of an apple! 

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16 weeks pregnant - your growing baby has reached the size of the most-instagrammed fruit on this list - an avocado. 

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17 weeks pregnant - by 17 weeks, your baby will be the size of a turnip. 

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18 weeks pregnant - congratulations! Your baby is now the size of a pepper. 

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19 weeks pregnant - by week 19, your baby has grown to the size of a heritage tomato. 

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20 weeks pregnant - your baby is now the size of a banana! 

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21 weeks pregnant - your baby is now the size of a carrot.

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22 weeks pregnant - your baby is now the size of a spaghetti squash (a bit of a weird one, the flesh of this vegetable comes in spaghetti-like strands). 

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23 weeks pregnant - as you get to week 23, your baby will be the size of mango.

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24 weeks pregnant - a month away from the end of your second trimester, your baby will be the size of a corn on the cob. 

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25 weeks pregnant - this week your baby will have grown to the size of a swede. 

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26 weeks pregnant - this week, your baby will have grown to the length of a scallion (also referred to as a spring onion). 

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27 weeks pregnant - as you near the end of trimester two, your growing baby reaches the size of a cauliflower. 

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28 weeks pregnant - this week your baby will have reached the size of an aubergine. 

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29 weeks pregnant - as you reach the start of the third and final trimester, your growing baby will be the size of a butternut squash! 

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30 weeks pregnant - this week, your baby will have grown to the size of a cabbage. 

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31 weeks pregnant - by now, your baby is the size of a coconut. 

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32 weeks pregnant - at 32 weeks, your baby is the size of a jicama, also known as a Mexican turnip. 

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33 weeks pregnant - as your growing bump gets bigger and bigger, this week, your baby will be the size of a pineapple. 

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34 weeks pregnant - this week, your little babe is the size of a cantalope melon. 

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35 weeks pregnant - with only a few weeks left, by now you'll be super excited about meeting your new baby, who this week, is the size of a honeydew melon.

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36 weeks pregnant - this week, your baby will have grown to the size of a romaine lettuce. 

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37 weeks pregnant - you'll be counting down the days until you can meet your baby, who is now the size of swiss chard. 

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38 weeks pregnant - with a couple of weeks till your due date, your baby is now the size of leek! 

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39 weeks pregnant - this week, your baby has reached the size of a watermelon (and it probably feels like you're carrying one round too!) 

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40 weeks pregnant - as you pack your hospital bag and get ready to meet your new arrival, your baby will be growing to the size of a pumpkin. 

 

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