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Development of the Fetus. The Female Reproductive Organs. The Female Reproductive Organs. Conception. The sperm and ovum, or egg, come together in the Fallopian Tube. The cell that is formed is now known as a zygote . The baby will be a zygote until week 2. Fertilization & Conception Video.

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Development of the fetus

Development of the Fetus


The female reproductive organs

The Female Reproductive Organs


The female reproductive organs1

The Female Reproductive Organs


Conception

Conception

The sperm and ovum, or egg, come together in the Fallopian Tube. The cell that is formed is now known as a zygote. The baby will be a zygote until week 2.


Fertilization conception video

Fertilization & ConceptionVideo


First month weeks 1 4

First MonthWeeks 1-4

  • By the end of the first month, the embryo (baby from week 2-8) is about the size of a sesame seed.

  • The neural tube is developing (brain, spine and nerves).

  • The heart is forming and begins to beat


Development of the fetus

At 4 Weeks


First month

First Month


Two months weeks 5 9

Two MonthsWeeks 5-9

  • The embryo is about the size of a grape.

  • The heart has divided into right and left chambers. It is beating twice as fast as your heart.

  • The nose, mouth and ears are forming.


Development of the fetus

At 9 Weeks


Two months

Two Months


Three months weeks 10 13

Three MonthsWeeks 10-13

  • By now the fetus (name of baby from 8 weeks to birth) is 2 1/2 to 3 inches long.

  • He has begun swallowing and kicking.

  • All vital organs and muscles have formed and are beginning to function.

  • Fingerprints are formed.


Development of the fetus

At 13 Weeks


Development of the fetus

Three Months


1 st trimester 0 3 months video

1st Trimester 0-3 Months Video


Four months weeks 14 17

Four MonthsWeeks 14-17

  • Your baby is covered with a layer of thick, downy hair called lanugo.

  • His heartbeat can be heard clearly.

  • Can squint, frown, grimace, pee and suck thumb.

  • Forming taste buds.


Development of the fetus

At 15 Weeks


4 months

4 months


Five months weeks 18 22

Five MonthsWeeks 18-22

  • A protective waxy coating called vernix caseosa begins to form on baby's skin.

  • By the end of this month, your baby will be nearly 11 inches long and weigh almost a pound.

  • The five senses are each forming.

  • Sex can now be determined.


Development of the fetus

At 20 Weeks


Development of the fetus

5 Months


Six months weeks 23 27

Six MonthsWeeks 23-27

  • Eyebrows and eyelids are visible.

  • Your baby's lungs are filled with amniotic fluid, and he has started breathing motions.

  • If you talk or sing, he can hear you.

  • 2 lbs and 12 ½ inches long


Development of the fetus

At 27 Weeks


6 months

6 Months


2 nd trimester 4 6 months video

2nd Trimester4-6 Months Video


Seven months weeks 28 31

Seven MonthsWeeks 28-31

  • By the end of the seventh month, your baby weighs about 3 1/2 pounds and is about 14 inches long.

  • Body is well-formed.

  • Fingernails cover his fingertips.

  • Can see light and has 20/400 vision (can only see objects close to the face.)


Development of the fetus

At 30 Weeks


Development of the fetus

7 Months


Eight months weeks 32 35

Eight MonthsWeeks 32-35

  • Your baby is gaining about half a pound per week, and layers of fat are piling on.

  • He has probably turned head-down in preparation for birth.

  • He weighs between 4 and 6 pounds.


Development of the fetus

8 months


Development of the fetus

At 34 Weeks


Nine months weeks 35 40

Nine MonthsWeeks 35-40

  • Your baby is a hefty 6 to 9 pounds and measures between 19 and 22 inches.

  • As he becomes more crowded, you may feel him move around less.


Development of the fetus

At 40 Weeks


3 rd trimester video 7 9 months video

3rd Trimester Video7-9 Months Video


Development of the fetus

Welcome to the World!!


Websites

Websites

  • http://www.babycenter.com/slideshow-baby-size


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