Here is getting down growing on your baby’s head, and lanugo, a soft fine hair, covers his or her shoulders, back, and temples. This hair protects your baby and is typically shed at the top of the baby’s 1st week of life. Your baby’s skin is roofed with a whitish coating referred to as vernix. This “cheesy” substance, thought to shield baby’s skin from long exposure to the amniotic fluid, is shed simply before birth. You may begin to feel your baby move, since he or she is developing muscles and travail them. This 1st movement is named quickening.