At eleven weeks, a fetus senses touch

One doctor says the following about fetal development:

“By the eleventh week, the fetus develops sensitivity to touch on the hands, feet and genital areas…it may be more comfortable for us to attribute a vegetative state to the fetus in the first trimester, but in fact this is the most active period of our lives.”

Denis Cavanaugh, M.D., Testimony before Florida Legislature on Fetal Pain Bill, May 10, 1983

11 weeks

11 weeks

See pictures of what a fetus/baby looks like when he/she is aborted at this age.

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Sarah is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians.
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