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					                      Month 1
• ___ multiplication begins.    • Missed menstrual period.
• ____ attaches to the uterus
  lining.
• Fetal ________ organs
  and __________ system
  begins to form.
• ______begins to beat.
• Small bumps show the
  beginnings of arms and
  legs.
First Month
      • By the end of the
        first month, the
        embryo is about
        _____ of an inch
        long. The heart,
        which is no larger
        than a _____ seed,
        has begun beating.
First Month
• 6-Week-Old
  Embryo (Rear
  View)
  At 6 weeks, the
  embryo is just over
  half an inch long.
  As shown in this
  photograph, the
  arms and legs are
  just beginning to
  grow, and the head
  area is extremely
  large compared to
  its size after birth.
  The embryo is
  shown here in the
  amniotic sac,
  which is filled with
  fluid to protect it.
                2 nd   Month-
• 5 weeks – embryo is ¼    • Breasts begin to swell.
  inch long will grow to   • Enlarging uterus
  1”                         places pressure on the
• _____, eyes, _____,        _______– more
  and limbs take shape       frequent urination.
• Bones begin to form      • Possible “morning
• Development of             sickness”.
  internal organs          • __________
• Brain development-
Two Months
     • The embryo is about
       ___ inch long and
       has distinct, slightly
       webbed fingers.
       _______ are clearly
       visible. The
       _____has divided
       into right and left
       chambers.
Two Months
                     3 rd   Month
• Fetus starts @ 1” long-       • Breasts are firmer, fuller
  grows to 2 ½-3”                 and ache.
• Nostrils, _______, lips,      • ______, fatigue, frequent
  teeth buds, and _______         ___________.
  form.                         • Abdomen becomes larger.
• Fingers and toes are          • Uterus is about the size of
  almost complete.                an orange.
• All organs are present, but   • 2-4 pounds weight gain.
  immature.
• Eyelids are ________.
Three Months
      • By now the fetus is
        _________ inches
        long and is fully
        formed. He has begun
        swallowing and kicking.
        All organs and
        muscles have formed
        and are beginning to
        function.
                   4 th   Month
• Fetus is 3 inches long.   • Continued size
• Fetus weights about 1       change.
  oz.                       • Discomforts of early
• Can _____thumb,             pregnancy are gone.
  swallow, ________,        • Increased appetite.
  and move.
• Facial features are
  clearer.
• _________
Four Months
      • Your baby is
        covered with a layer
        of thick, downy hair
        called ________.
        His heartbeat can
        be heard clearly.
        This is when you
        may feel your baby's
        first ______.
4 months
• 4½-Month-Old
  Fetus Sucking
  Thumb
  At about 4½ months
  of prenatal
  development, the
  fetus is about 10
  inches long and
  weighs
  approximately 9
  ounces. As shown in
  this photograph, the
  fetus shows the
  reflexive movement
  of sucking its thumb.
  This activity appears
  remarkably similar
  to thumb-sucking in
  neonates.
                 5 th   Month
• Fetus is 6-7 inches     • Enlarged abdomen is
  long.                     obvious.
• Fetus weighs 4-5 oz.    • Fetal heartbeat is
• Hair, _________, and      heard through
  eyebrows appear.          stethoscope.
• Teeth continue to       • ________ pounds
  develop.                  weight gain.
• Organs keep maturing.
• _____is more ______.
Five Months

      • By the end of this
        month, your baby
        will be nearly ____
        inches long and
        weigh almost a
        pound.
                  6 th   Month
• Fetus is 8-10 inches      • Fetal movement is
  long.                       strong.
• Fetus weighs about 8-     • Fetus kicks and
  12 oz.                      thumps are felt.
• Fat is depositing under   • 10-12 pounds weight
  the skin.                   gain.
• Fetus looks wrinkled.
• __________begins.
Six Months
     • __________ and
       eyelids are visible.
       Your baby's lungs
       are filled with
       ________ _____,
       and he has started
       breathing motions. If
       you talk or sing, he
       can hear you.
6 Months
                  7 th   Month
• Fetus is 10-12 inches    • Posture is affected by
  long.                      increased weight and
• Fetus weighs about 1       size.
  ½ -2 pounds.
• Fetus is active, then
  rests. Eyelids ______.
Seven Months
      • By the end of the
        seventh month, your
        baby weighs about
        _____ pounds and
        is about _____
        inches long. His
        body is well-formed.
        _________ cover
        his fingertips.
                  8 th   Month
• Fetus is 14-16 inches    • __________, leg
  long.                      cramps, shortness of
• Fetus weighs 2 ½ - 3 #     breath, & fatigue.
  beginning– end 4-6#.     • Fetal kicks are felt.
• Fetus may react to       • Weight gain of _____
  _______ with a             pounds.
  jerking actions.
• Fetus has moved to
  _____-______
  position.
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.
        He weighs between
        4 and 6 pounds.
                     9 th   Month
• Fetus is about 17-18         • “____________” – the
  inches long.                   fetus drops into the pelvis.
• Fetus weighs 5-6 pounds,     • Easier to breathe.
  but weight gain continues.   • Usual discomforts of late
• Fetal movements are            pregnancy.
  slowed due to _________      • Weight gain of _________
  ____________________.          pounds.
• Disease – fighting           • Uterus is the size of a
  _________ are taken from       small __________.
  the mother’s blood.          • May have ________ labor
• Fetus descends into            pain.
  ________ and is ready for
  birth.
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.

				
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