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1 Fetal Development Month By Month

2 Month by Month

3 Timeline of Prenatal Development
Day 1- Conception takes place > Period of the Zygote 7-14 Days- fertilized egg implants in mother’s uterus

4 Timeline of Prenatal Development
18 Days- heart begins to beat 21 Days- pumps own blood through separate closed circulatory system with own blood type. 28 Days- eye, ear and respiratory system begins to form

5 Fertilized egg is implanted in mother’s uterus
Period of the Zygote Zygote grows to be about the size of a pin head Conception Fertilized egg is implanted in mother’s uterus (10-14 Days)

6 Period of the Embryo 2 weeks after conception
2 months after conception *All Organs form *Attachment of Umbilical Cord to uterus *Amniotic Sac & Fluid formed

7 First Month Cell multiplication begins Egg attaches to uterus lining
The heart, which is no larger than a poppy seed, has begun beating.

8 First Month

9 Two Months The embryo is about ¼” inch long and has distinct, slightly webbed fingers. Veins are clearly visible. The heart has divided into right and left chambers. Bones begin to form Development of internal organs The embryo is attached to the mother by the umbilical cord.

10 Two Months

11 From End of Two Months of Pregnancy
Period of the Fetus From End of Two Months of Pregnancy Birth!

12 Three Months By now the fetus is 1 inch long and is fully formed.
All organs and muscles have formed but are immature. Eye lids fused. Fingers and toes almost complete

13 Four Months Fetus is 3 inches long
Can suck thumb, swallow, hiccup and move. Facial features are clearer.

14 4 months

15 Five Months Fetus is 8-10” long weighing almost a pound.
Lanugo develops Fetus is more active Hair, eyelashes, and eybrows appear

16 Six Months Baby's lungs are filled with amniotic fluid, and he has started breathing motions. If you talk or sing, he can hear you. Fat deposits under skin Vernix develops

17 6 Months

18 Seven Months By the end of the seventh month, your baby weighs about 1 1/2 -2lbs and is about inches long. Fetus is active, then rests.

19 7 Months

20 Eight Months 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. Fetus may react to noise with jerking actions.

21 8 months

22 Nine Months 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. Disease-fighting antibodies are taken in from mother’s blood Fetus “drops” into pelvis and is ready for birth

23 Pregnancy is broken up into Trimesters
FIRST Trimester (1-3 Months) Ovum (a female egg) Zygotic & Embryonic period of Development When all organs, nerve and brain cells Develop SECOND Trimester (4-6 Months) “Golden Trimester” when Mother feels the best Third Trimester (7-9 Months) Baby’s organs and body systems mature Baby gains weight

24 “Where I Started” Booklet
Crafty & Creative Time! “Where I Started” Booklet

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