Social Media Resources

Reach out to thousands with this project by using these social media resources. Use the general project resources below or click on the buttons to see resources for particular weeks of gestation.

WEEK OF AUGUST 19 (Twenty-Second week of development)
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In the 22nd week of development rapid eye movements occur periodically, closely resembling the eye motions seen in children and adults during sleep. See more at babychris.org #prolife #facts
Baby Chris is now 21 weeks old, since fertilization, weighs just over a pound, and is one foot in length. See more at babychris.org #prolife #facts
If baby Chris was born prematurely in the 22nd week, at this stage he can often survive, with the right care. See more at babychris.org #prolife #facts
Did you know that by the 22nd week of development Baby Chris's feet are now 20 times the length they were at 7 weeks! See more at babychris.org #prolife #facts
WEEK OF AUGUST 12 (Twenty-First week of development)
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Baby Chris is now 20 weeks old since fertilization, and is 11 inches, and weighs 14 oz. See more at babychris.org #prolife #facts
In the 21st week of development of baby, if born prematurely at this stage, specialized centers have been able to help the baby survive! See more at babychris.org #prolife#facts
In the 21st week of development of baby, scientific consensus is that by this time the baby can certainly feel pain. See more at babychris.org#prolife #facts
In the 21st week of development of baby, the inner ear is already fully developed and is adult-size! Hearing begins now and the baby responds to sound. See more at babychris.org #prolife #facts
WEEK OF AUGUST 5 (Twentieth week of development)
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In the 20th week of development a baby is now 11 inches in size; the head is the size of a small lemon. See more at babychris.org #prolife#facts
When a woman reaches the 20th week of pregnancy her babies heart has beat over 25.5 million times! See more at babychris.org #prolife#facts
An amazing life development fact is that is the 20th week of development a baby girls’ ovaries now contain their lifetime supply of eggs! See more at babychris.org #prolife#facts
In the 20th week of development a babies melanin begins forming and helps create a wide variety of attractive skin tones. Movement, breathing, and heart rate begin following daily rhythms. See more at babychris.org #prolife #facts


MEMES
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VIDEOS

4 weeks to 9 months - animation of Growth of unborn

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6 - 7 weeks with explanation

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6 weeks old

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6 weeks with explanation of development

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7 weeks

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7 weeks with full explanation of development

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7 weeks - End of week - with explantion

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8 weeks with explanation of development

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8 weeks part 2 with full explanation of development

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8 weeks - end of week - with explantion

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8 weeks and 9 weeks

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9 weeks with explanation of development

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9 weeks part 2 with explanation of development

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10 weeks with explanation

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10 weeks part 2 with explanation

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11 weeks with explanation

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3 months with explanation

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3 months part 2 with explanation

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3 months part 3 with explanation

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4 months with explanation

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5 months with explanation

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6 months - week 1

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6 months - weeks 2-3

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6 months - 3-4 weeks

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7 months all 4 weeks

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8 months

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9 months

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WEEK OF JULY 29 (Nineteenth week of development)
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Did you know a baby in the Nineteenth week of development The baby’s heart has beat almost 24 million times! See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Did you know a baby in the Nineteenth week of development The baby’s head is the size of a kiwi. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
See special memes for the 19th week of development below.
WEEK OF JULY 22 (Eighteenth week of development)
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Did you know The baby’s heart has now beat over 22 million times! #prolife
Did you know The baby is now the size of a pineapple! (without the stalk) #prolife
See below for memes for week 18
WEEK OF JULY 15 (Seventeenth week of development)
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Did you know that in the 17th week of a pregnancy the baby’s head is the size of a large brussel sprout. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Did you know that in the 17th week of a pregnancy the baby’s heart has beat over 20 million times! See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Did you know that in the 17th week of a pregnancy the baby’s feet are now 15 times the length they were at 7 weeks! See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Did you know that in the 17th week of a pregnancy enamel now begins forming on the developing teeth of a baby. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife


WEEK OF JULY 8 (Sixteenth week of development)
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Please join national #prolife groups in tracing the development of the unborn child. “Baby Chris” has now reached 15 weeks of life since fertilization, the 16th week of pregnancy. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
In the 16th week of a developing human person, the baby’s thigh is as long as a cherry tomato! See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Did you know that in the 16th week of a pregnancy the baby’s heart has beat more than 19 million times! See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Did you know that in the 16th week of a pregnancy a baby's blood cells begin replicating inside the bone marrow, just like in older children! See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife


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WEEK OF JULY 1 (Fifteenth week of development)
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It's now the 15th week of pregnancy and Baby Chris is now the size of a mango, measures 6.7 inches and weighs 3.5 ounces. The baby’s heart has beat well over 17 million times already. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Did you know that in the 15th week of pregnancy, for unknown reasons, around this time scientists have observed that baby girls move their jaws significantly more often than baby boys. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Mom may begin to feel her baby kicking inside her in the 15th week of pregnancy. This phenomenon is known as “quickening.”Baby Chris has been moving around already, but has been too small for mom to feel those movements yet. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Please join national #prolife groups in tracing the development of the unborn child. “Baby Chris” has now reached 14 weeks of life since fertilization, the 15th week of pregnancy. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
WEEK OF JUNE 24 (Fourteenth week of development)
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In a developing baby between 13 & 15 weeks, the four lobes of the cerebral cortex have developed. The face continues to mature: the nasal plugs disappear, fat deposits fill out the cheeks and tooth development begins. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
From a teething toddler to a child losing her baby teeth, our teeth go through many stages – the first of which starts in the womb where tooth development begins by 13 weeks. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
In the 14th week of development the baby’s feet are now ten times the length they were at 7 weeks! See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Did you know that in the 14th week of development the baby’s entire body, except for parts of the scalp, responds to light touch. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
See a meme for week 14 in the meme section on this page
WEEK OF JUNE 17 (Thirteenth week of development)
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Did you know that in the 13th week of pregnancy the baby is the second trimester. The baby's weight increased by 60% during the past week. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Did you know that by 12 weeks of development, a baby's arms have grown to approximate their final proportion relative to body size. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
In a developing baby, bowel movements begin as early as 12 weeks. The material first expelled from the fetal and newborn colon is called meconium. It is composed of digestive enzymes, proteins, and dead cells shed by the digestive tract. See more at babychris.org
In a developing baby the whole body surface, except the top of the head and the back, responds to light touch by the 13th week of pregnancy. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
WEEK OF JUNE 10 (Twelfth week of development)
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We all love the look of a baby's face, their cute expressions. Did you know that in the 12th week of pregnancy a baby in the womb starts to make complex facial expressions? Learn more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
Between 11 and 12 weeks of pregnancy, a second huge burst of growth occurs as weight increases by roughly 58 percent. 12 weeks also marks the end of the first trimester of pregnancy. Learn more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
A developing baby's taste bud cells that appeared by 7 weeks have matured into discrete taste buds, but are still scattered throughout the mouth. By birth, the taste buds will be confined to the tongue and palate or roof of the mouth. Learn more at babychris.org #facts
There is nothing much cuter than a baby's nose. In the 12th week of pregnancy the nose and lips are completely formed. Learn more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
WEEK OF JUNE 3 (Eleventh week of development)
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In the 11th week of development a pre-born baby is the size of a purple top turnip and the baby’s body weight has increased more than 75% just this week! see more at babychris.org #life #facts #prolife
When a pre-born baby is in the 11th week of development the baby's bones are hardening throughout the body and fingernails and toenails begin to grow! see more at babychris.org #life #facts #prolife
Many pro-abortion people say "Keep your rosaries off my ovaries" at 11 weeks of development a baby girl has ovaries, maybe we should keep your #abortion tools off her ovaries? see more at babychris.org #life #facts #prolife
In the 11th week of development he right and left sides of the brain are connecting in a pre-born human, unique fingerprints begin forming. Also lightly touching one of the upper eyelids causes both eyes to roll downward. see more at babychris.org #life #facts #prolife
WEEK OF MAY 27 (Tenth week of development)
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Did you know that in the 10th week of development a pre-born human begins to suck their thumb? see more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
In the tenth week of development the face, palms of the hands, and soles of the feet now sense and respond to light touch. see more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
In the 10th week of development a baby's mouth opens and closes, and the tongue moves, swallowing amniotic fluid begins. see more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
In the 10th week of development of a pre-born baby, If touched near the mouth, the face now turns toward the side touched.Yawning begins, as vocal cords are developing.. see more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
WEEK OF MAY 20 (Ninth week of development)
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On Monday, May 20th, Baby Chris is 8 weeks old, and, in embryological terms, now begins to be called a “fetus” rather than an “embryo.” Whether embryo, fetus, infant, toddler, teen, in all stages he is a human person. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
At 8 weeks: Baby Chris is now the size of a cherry tomato, has more than 4000 body parts routinely found in newborns and adults, and possesses about 1 billion specialized cells, forming nearly all components of all body systems! See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife
At 8 weeks: Baby Chris is beginning to perform occasional breathing motions. Also his eyelids begin to fuse together and completely cover his eyes. See more at babychris.org #prolife #facts
At 8 weeks Baby Chris is now the size of a cherry tomato, has more than 4000 body parts routinely found in newborns and adults, and possesses about 1 billion specialized cells, forming nearly all components of all body systems! See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife


WEEK OF MAY 13 (Eighth week of development)
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In a developing pre-born baby tendons attach leg muscles to bones, and knee joints appear around 7 to 7½ weeks. See more at babychris.org #lifedevelopment #prolife #facts
The development of a preborn human is amazing, by 7½ weeks, the hands can be brought together, as can the feet. See more at babychris.org #facts #prolife #life
Some say that a growing, developing embryo is not sentient yet the embryo kicks, and will jump if startled. See more at babychris.org #embryo #facts #prolife
When a baby is growing in her mothers womb at 7 to 7½ weeks, nephrons, the basic filtration units in the kidneys, begin to form. Life begins at conception! See more at babychris.org #embryo #facts #prolife


WEEK OF MAY 6 (Seventh week of development)
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The hands and feet change dramatically between 6 and 7 weeks as separate fingers and toes begin to emerge. At 6 weeks the hand plates develop a subtle flattening between the digital rays. By 6 weeks, 2 days the hand takes on a polygon shape... see more at babychris.org Baby Chris Week 7
Did you know that by 7 weeks, the ovaries appear in the female embryo. In the male embryo, a gene on the Y-chromosome produces a substance causing the testes to begin to differentiate see more life development facts at babychris.org
By 7 weeks of development the immune system is maturing, as evidenced by the presence of B-lymphocytes in the liver. After birth and relocation away from the protection of the womb, they will produce antibodies to fight infection... see more at babychris.org
This amazing graphic shows the external features (A) and Nervous System (B) of 18mm Embryo see more at babychris.org Nervous System Download the larger image.


WEEK OF APRIL 29 (Sixth week of development)
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In a developing #human person the diaphragm (di’a-fram), the primary muscle used in breathing, is largely formed by 6 weeks. This growing person is so much more than a clump of cells. See more at babychris.org
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By 6 weeks of development in a pre-born #human person a portion of the brain called the cerebral cortex appears. Nerve cells, or neurons, in the spinal cord now begin to develop specialized connections. So much more than a clump if cells. Learn more babychris.org
The development of a pre-born #human person is so fascinating. Did you know that by 6 weeks the external ear begins to take shape, and the opening of the ear canal becomes visible. Salivary glands also appear inside the mouth. Learn more babychris.org
A 6 week embryo is not a "product of conception". Blood formation is actively underway in the liver & contributes to the liver’s bright red color. The rapidly growing liver also begins producing lymphocytes, a key part of the immune system - see more babychris.org


WEEK OF APRIL 22 (Fifth week of development)
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By 4 weeks the clear amnion surrounds the #embryo in a fluid-filled sac. This sterile liquid, called amniotic (am-nē-ot'ik) fluid, provides the embryo with protection from injury. If an embryo is not human why is there a natural protection from injury? See more at babychris.org
With #heartbeatbill being passed in many states think about this fact: The heart beats about 113 times per minute. The heart changes color as blood enters & leaves its chambers with each beat. The heart will beat 54 million times before birth. See more @babychris.org
In the developing embryo rapid brain growth is evidenced by the changing appearance of the forebrain, midbrain, and hindbrain. It doesn’t take a scientist to know if the embryo has a brain it’s more than a blob of tissues. See more at babychris.org
At 4-5 weeks cerebral hemispheres appear, gradually becoming the largest parts of the brain. Functions controlled by the cerebral hemispheres include thought, learning, memory, speech, vision, hearing, voluntary movement, & problem-solving. See more at babychris.org


WEEK OF APRIL 15 (Fourth week of development)
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Thump-thump, thump-thump—what’s that sound? #BabyChris has a heartbeat! Just three weeks from conception, the embryonic heart is already taking shape. It will beat 54 MILLION times before Chris is born.
It’s week 3 in the life of #BabyChris, and he or she is growing rapidly! His or her body has divided into three layers—ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm—which will soon give rise to the major organ systems. Want to know more? Download the See Baby App.
Learning is a lifelong process, and it begins early! Three weeks after conception, #BabyChris has already developed the forebrain, midbrain, and hindbrain structures that will one day allow Chris to learn all about the outside world.


WEEK OF APRIL 8
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#BabyChris is two weeks old! He or she is producing the pregnancy hormone hCG, which can be detected in the urine via a pregnancy test. Chris’s mom can get a FREE test at her local pregnancy center. She’s about to get huge news!
It’s been two weeks since #BabyChris was conceived. He or she is now fully implanted and the placenta is forming. Chris receives crucial nutrients via a yolk sac. Learn more by downloading the See Baby App!


WEEK OF APRIL 1
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In one short week, #BabyChris has grown from a single cell to several hundred! Download the See Baby App to follow Baby Chris’s progress.
The life of #BabyChris began one week ago. He or she has traveled from the fallopian tube to the uterus and is now implanting into the endometrium (uterine lining), which will provide critical nutrients throughout pregnancy.
#BabyChris is growing fast! He or she is made up of stem cells, which have the power to produce over 200 cell types. Learn more by downloading the See Baby App.
It's been one week since #BabyChris was conceived. He or she is now in the blastocyst stage and growing increasingly complex. Download the See Baby App to follow Chris’s nine-month journey.


WEEK OF MARCH 25: FERTILIZATION
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We're going on a nine-month journey! #BabyChris was conceived today. Follow his or her progress by downloading the See Baby app.
Meet #BabyChris! His or her life began today when sperm met egg. Genetic traits from eye color to double-jointedness are already determined. Download the See Baby app to watch Baby Chris grow!
Thousands of unique, unrepeatable babies have been conceived today and are due to be born around Christmas. We’ve named one of them Chris. Follow the #BabyChris hashtag and download the See Baby app to follow his or her journey to birth!
You, me, and every person you've ever met: we all began life as a single cell. #BabyChris is just one cell big today, but will grow very quickly over the next nine months! We’ll tweet Baby Chris’s progress every Monday.