During this period the placenta, the organ which transmits nutrients from the mother to the baby, forms considerably. A primitive form of the face booms during this phase with dark circles for eyes. Baby’s mouth, lower jaw, and throat also crop up during this time. Blood cells get formed, which would pave the way for circulation. By the end of the first month, the baby would be weighing around 6-7mm long.
Facial features continue to evolve. A small fold of the skin appears on either side of the head which transfigure into ears. Little buds transpire to become arms and legs at a later phase. Fingers, toes, and eyes begin to form during the second month.
The neural tube is well developed. The digestive tract and sensory organs show considerable signs of growth. Bone begins to replace cartilage. The embryo also would also be on the toes to move but the mother cannot feel it just yet. By the end of the second month, the embryo becomes a foetus, which would be almost 2.5 cm long and weighs about 9.4 grams.
When the month end zooms, the baby would be fully formed with arms, hands, fingers, feet and toes. The baby can also open and close its fists and mouth. Nail would be expanding and the ears would take into shape. Your baby’s reproductive organs would also develop simultaneously. The circulatory and urinary systems would be working and the liver would start to generate bile. By this time, the baby length would be 7 - 10 cm long and the weight would be around 28 grams.
In the second trimester of pregnancy, fingers and toes would be developed. The eyelids, eyebrows, eyelashes, nails, and hair form, and teeth and bones would become much denser. The baby would be capable enough to do these actions like thumb sucking, yawning, stretching, and even making faces. The nervous system would begin to function at the pregnancy point of time. The reproductive organs and genitalia would be gradually developed. The baby's heartbeat may now be heard through Doppler. The baby would be about 6 inches Hair would begin to grow gradually on baby's head. The baby's skin would be covered with a coating known as vernix caseosa. This is a shed just prior to birth. In this vital phase, the mother would be obviously in a position to hear the baby movements during this phase. By the end of the 5th month, the baby would be around 10 inches long and it would be weighing from 1/2 to 1 pound. and it would be weighing around 4 ounces.
Hair would begin to grow gradually on baby's head. The baby's skin would be covered with a coating known as vernix caseosa. This is a shed just prior to birth. In this vital phase, the mother would be obviously in a position to hear the baby movements during this phase. By the end of the 5th month, the baby would be around 10 inches long and it would be weighing from 1/2 to 1 pound.
The baby’s skin would be red and wrinkled. Veins would be evidently visible through out the skin. The eyelids begin to part and the eyes would remain wide open. With this, the baby would respond to the sounds through movements. The baby would be weighing around 2 pounds and it would be around 12 inches long.
During this month, fat would begin to unload on your baby. The baby's hearing nature would be fully developed. The baby would also be in a position to respond to stimuli such as sound, pain, and light. At this juncture, the baby would be 14 inches long and it could weigh around two to four pounds.
Baby would continue to grow by having body fat reserves. Mother would possess considerable number of fat reserves. At this juncture, the mother would encompass a sensation of more kicks during this phrase mother may feel more ‘kicks’ during this phase.
The brain would be booming at a rapid phase, and the baby would be in a position to clearly see and hear can clearly see and hear. Most internal systems are formed, but the lungs are not fully grown. The baby is now about 18 inches long and weighs as much as about five pounds.
Towards the end of the third trimester, the baby would be slowly maturing. The lungs would be entirely developed. Your baby's reflexes are coordinated and can blink.It can also engage in actions like shutting the eyes, turning the head, grasping and also reacting to sounds, light, and touch. The baby's position changes to get ready for the delivery. By this time, the baby would be about 18 to 20 inches long and it would be weighing about seven pounds.
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