Mother And Child During Pregnancey

Marcus Jones and Jamel Honkomp

First Trimester (mother)

During the first trimester the mothers breasts will become larger and tender, preparing them for breast feeding, the areolas will become darker, and they will start to form lumps. Nasea and vomiting may last 8-12 weeks everyday. As energy increases, she will become very tired. As a result of physical and emotional changes headaches may occur. A dark line may appear from naval downward. Increase of urination due to pressure on the bladder.

First Trimester (BABY)

  • By the first Eight weeks the baby's organs have already formed and bone structure. By twelve weeks the baby's teeth are present in the gums, the fingernails and toenails are forming, and the sex of the baby can be determined. The baby also starts to make small movements inside of the mother, but the mother can not feel it.The baby is 9cm or 3.5 inches, and weighs 15 grams or 0.5 oz.
  • Second Trimester (MOTHER)

    Uterus will rise in the abnomin, decreasing pressure on the bladder. The Breasts begin to secrete colostrum. She may begin to feel the babies movement. Mother may start to experience back and leg pain, constipation, and/or mild swelling of the ankles, feet, hands, and face.

    Second Trimester (BABY)

  • The baby weighs 1 1/4 lbs and is 1 foot long by the 24th week. The baby has hair, eyebrows and eyelashes. You can hear the heartbeat with a stethoscope. The mother can feel the baby move. The baby weighs 1 1/4 lbs and is 1 foot long by the 24th week. By 26 weeks the babies outline could be felt through the abdomen.
  • Third Trimester (MOTHER)

    Irregular, painless contractions of the uterus may occur, aka Braxton Hicks contrations.

    In the early part of of the third trimester heartburn, haemorrhoids, shortness of breath and difficulty sleeping may occur. The breathing may start to improve due to the uterus settleing down into the pelvis

    Third Trimester (baby)

    by the 40th week, the baby should be 18-22 in, the baby starts to become aware of the sounds outside of the body. The pupils can react to light, stores fat under their skin, and they increase the storage of maternal antibodies, which helps resist diseases.

    The Mother From Beginning, To The End Of Pregnancy