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The egg and the sperm meet and the baby starts to form.
Chromosomes are combining to decide your baby's gender, hair, and eye color
The embryo has attached to the wall of your uterus and cells are dividing that will create all of your baby's organs
he or she looks like a tiny tubes. One tube is forming a brain and spinal cord. Another is developing into baby's heart. Tiny buds on either side of the body will grow into arms and legs
The baby's heart has started to beat. Human features are starting to show, including two eyes that come complete with lids.
The baby's body is already forming every organ it will need as it grows including the heart, kidneys, liver, lungs, and intestines.
Inside your uterus, your baby is developing at a very fast pace. He or she has officially became a fetus from embryo.
the reproductive organs are forming
Inside baby's brain, the connections are forming also gone is the webbing between baby's fingers and toes.
Baby still only measures just 2 inches long from the top of the head to the rump.
The end of your first trimester. By the end of this week, your risk of having a miscarriage drops significantly.
You should be putting on weight. Your baby is growing quickly now and is getting more proportional – now the head makes up only 1/3 of your baby's body.
Your baby is right around 4 inches long from the top of the head to the rump and weighs about 4 1/2 ounces.
Baby's skin is so thin you can see right through it. Baby's muscles are getting stronger.
Your baby is nearly 5 inches long from the top of the head to the rump and weighs close to 4 ounces.
Your blood flow is high , including nosebleeds and bigger leg veins.
All of the organs or your baby start to show and the lungs are breathing a fluid.
The babys ears start to work
The baby stats to grow fat under its skin to keep it warm and hair starts to grow on the baby which makes the mothers hair grow thicker.
The baby measures about 6 1/2 inches and the mother should gain about 1/2 each week.
The intestines are starting to produce meconium which is feces of a new born infant.
The baby is almost 1 pound and 8 inches long. All sorts of systems are forming inside your baby, including hormones that will give his or her organs the commands they need to operate, and the nerves baby needs to touch, smell, and experience all sorts of other sensations
The lungs continue to get ready to breathe by inhaling amniotic fluid. Baby's brain is making the connections needed to think
Wrinkles are filling in and smoothing out as fat builds up underneath and fingernails are present.
The babys skin goes from see through to cloudy and the heart beat become more clear.
The babys eye lids have formed completely.
Baby has settled into a regular schedule, alternating between periods of sleep and wakefulness
the baby can now blink, cough, hiccup.
Every other part of baby's body is maturing too, from lungs to brain. That brain is developing more wrinkles as nerve cell connections are established.
the baby measures about 11 inches long from the top of the head to the rump,
These contractions can last from 30 seconds to 2 minutes.
there is a lot less room in the uterus for the baby to form.
The bones underneath harden to support its body.
The baby measures more than 12 inches from the top of the head to the rump, and weighs 5 pounds
The next few weeks, your baby will put on 1/2 pound or more a week. Baby is also settling into position lower in your pelvis for delivery – this movement is called "lightening."
In a few days, your baby will be considered full-term. At almost 6 pounds — about the size of a honeydew melon — your child's body is just about ready for birth
Your pregnancy is now full-term, and your baby is just about full-sized
The brain has started to control the functions of the entire body — from breathing to regulating the heart rate.
You're probably more than ready to be done with the heartburn, backaches, and constant bathroom visits and ready to meet your baby already
this week you get to meet your baby after 40 weeks (9 months).
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