#FridayFact: Hair today, gone tomorrow!

#FridayFact: Hair today, gone tomorrow!

Yep! It’s true…When a foetus is about four months into pregnancy it develops a moustache that, over the course of a month, spreads over its entire body. This hair is called lanugo and it all falls out before birth (if you’re lucky) and is ingested by the baby. It then is digested and becomes part of its first bowel movement (called meconium).

 

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